Sediment Management at the River Basin Scale

Sediments are a natural part of aquatic systems and they are essential for the hydrological, geomorphological and ecological functioning of those systems. For society they are important and represent an important resource. However, due to the ever increasing use of river catchments, sediments need to be managed in a balanced and sustainable way. Sediment Management at the River Basin Scale reviews some of the key requirements and challenges facing scientists, river basin managers, and policy makers for sustainable sediment management at the river basin scale, and puts forward important recommendations. This volume also available as part of a 4-volume set, ISBN 0444519599. Discount price for set purchase. * First book to consider management at the basin scale * State-of-the-art review chapters * New conceptual frameworks and approaches to management

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  • Author : Phil Owens
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 280 pages
  • ISBN : 9780080553269
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Sediment Management at the River Basin Scale

Sediment Management at the River Basin Scale
  • Author : Phil Owens
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 03 October 2007
GET THIS BOOKSediment Management at the River Basin Scale

Sediments are a natural part of aquatic systems and they are essential for the hydrological, geomorphological and ecological functioning of those systems. For society they are important and represent an important resource. However, due to the ever increasing use of river catchments, sediments need to be managed in a balanced and sustainable way. Sediment Management at the River Basin Scale reviews some of the key requirements and challenges facing scientists, river basin managers, and policy makers for sustainable sediment management

Sediment Risk Management and Communication

Sediment Risk Management and Communication
  • Author : Damià Barceló,Mira Petrovic,Giuseppe Bortone,Susanne Heise,Leonardo Palumbo,Philip Neil Owens
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 26 March 2007
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In dynamic river systems, effective and sustainable risk management of sediments, contaminants and their sources must be carried out on a river basin scale. A diversity of interests and risk perceptions, whether environmental, economical, or personal, as well as the broad variety of uses and functions of river systems can lead to conflicts and disagreements about how and where river systems should be managed. This requires a transparent methodology to assess environmental risks in the river basin, followed by a

River Sedimentation

River Sedimentation
  • Author : Silke Wieprecht,Stefan Haun,Karolin Weber,Markus Noack,Kristina Terheiden
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 30 November 2016
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Sediment dynamics in fluvial systems is of great ecological, economic and human-health-related significance worldwide. Appropriate management strategies are therefore needed to limit maintenance costs as well as minimize potential hazards to the aquatic and adjacent environments. Human intervention, ranging from nutrient/pollutant release to physical modifications, has a large impact on sediment quantity and quality and thus on river morphology as well as on ecological functioning. Truly understanding sediment dynamics requires as a consequence a multidisciplinary approach. River Sedimentation contains

Soil Erosion and Sediment Redistribution in River Catchments

Soil Erosion and Sediment Redistribution in River Catchments
  • Author : Philip Neil Owens,Alison J. Collins
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release : 29 June 2022
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There can be little doubt that issues relating to soils and sediments are moving up the political agenda, and a realization that we need to collectively manage and protect both soil and water resources. In order to manage this delicate interface, attention is being increasingly directed towards holistic land-river management, demanding a greater appreciation of the interaction between soils and sediments. This book reviews the major achievements recently made in soil erosion and sediment redistribution research and management, and identifies

Assessment and Remediation of Contaminated Sediments

Assessment and Remediation of Contaminated Sediments
  • Author : Danny Reible,Tomas Lanczos
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 21 January 2007
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In this text, drawn from presentations and discussion at a May 2005 NATO Advanced Research Workshop, current approaches to the assessment and remediation of contaminated sediments are discussed with emphasis on in-situ management. The text addresses physical, chemical and biological approaches for the assessment and remediation of sediments. The development of regulatory and strategic approaches is discussed with emphasis on the potential for biological remediation in the management of contaminated sediments.

Sustainable Management of Sediment Resources

Sustainable Management of Sediment Resources
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 29 June 2022
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In dynamic river systems, effective and sustainable risk management of sediments, contaminants and their sources must be carried out on a river basin scale. A diversity of interests and risk perceptions, whether environmental, economical, or personal, as well as the broad variety of uses and functions of river systems can lead to conflicts and disagreements about how and where river systems should be managed. This requires a transparent methodology to assess environmental risks in the river basin, followed by a

Sediment Matters

Sediment Matters
  • Author : Peter Heininger,Johannes Cullmann
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 24 April 2015
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This book presents insights into the complex processes controlling sediment behavior in river basins and into state of the art integrated sediment management concepts. Main topics are: sediment transport, modelling sediment transfer in rivers, sediment quality, sediment monitoring and integrated sediment management at catchment scale. Interlinkages of sediment dynamics and quality with biogeochemistry, ecology, climate change and human activities are discussed. Drivers, boundary conditions and processes of erosion, sediment transport and sedimentation are presented with the aim to help the

Sediment Dynamics and Pollutant Mobility in Rivers

Sediment Dynamics and Pollutant Mobility in Rivers
  • Author : Bernd Westrich,Ulrich Förstner
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 11 October 2007
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This is the first interdisciplinary book on the mobilization of nutrients and pollutants in the water phase due to hydrodynamic processes. Coverage includes the formation of aggregates in turbulent water; flocks and biofilms from organic reactions; and the formation of new surfaces for re-adsorption of dissolved pollutants. The book gathers papers resulting from an International Symposium on Sediment Dynamics and Pollutant Mobility in River Basins in Hamburg, Germany, March, 2006.

Environmental Security in Harbors and Coastal Areas

Environmental Security in Harbors and Coastal Areas
  • Author : Igor Linkov,Gregory A. Kiker,Richard J. Wenning
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 24 May 2007
GET THIS BOOKEnvironmental Security in Harbors and Coastal Areas

History has shown how powerful societies decline when natural resources are unable to be replenished. This book explores the challenges facing coastal areas during in the near future. It emphasizes beliefs that the convergence of seemingly disparate viewpoints and uncertain and limited information is possible only by using available risk assessment methodologies and decision-making tools such as multi-criteria decision analysis (MCDA).

Risk-Informed Management of European River Basins

Risk-Informed Management of European River Basins
  • Author : Jos Brils,Werner Brack,Dietmar Müller-Grabherr,Philippe Négrel,Jan E. Vermaat
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 23 August 2013
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The growing impacts of economic activities and climate change on the conditions of rivers throughout the world, require a new, integrated approach towards river basin management, an approach that can also cope with an uncertain future. In this volume, leading European scientists and representatives of major stakeholder groups present risk-informed management as this new approach, as developed in the European Commission-funded project RISKBASE. It aims to improve the ecological quality of river basins and thus to sustain the goods and

Research Handbook on Freshwater Law and International Relations

Research Handbook on Freshwater Law and International Relations
  • Author : Mara Tignino,Christian Bréthaut
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release : 29 June 2022
GET THIS BOOKResearch Handbook on Freshwater Law and International Relations

Recent decades have seen pivotal changes in the management and protection of water resources, with human rights, environmental and water law each developing a strong interest in the conservation of fresh water. This surge in interest has meant that dispute settlement mechanisms, along with diplomatic tools, are becoming increasingly necessary for conflict resolution. This Handbook offers an analysis of the interaction between law and various forms of knowledge and expertise, ranging from economics to environmental and social sciences. Leading scholars