This book uses the example of Australia and New Zealand to describe society s impact on rivers and provides advice on how to correctly manage rivers. It covers issues like river channel stability, flood control, water quality, amelioration of detrimental impacts of utilitarian uses, and provision of in stream habitat in a generally arid continent.
Taal / Language : English
Introduction (B. Finlayson S. Brizga).
Some Human Impacts on Australian Stream Channel Morphology (I. Rutherfurd).
Channel Planform Adjustments Along the Waiau River 1946 1992: Assessment of the Impacts of Flow Regulation (G. Brierley K. Fitchett).
The Hydrological and Geomorphological Impacts of the Tinaroo Falls Dam on the Barron River, North Queensland, Australia (B. Yu).
Managing Regulated Rivers for Environmental Values: Selected Case Studies from Southeastern Australia (C. Gippel).
Geomorphic Effects of Extractive Industries and Their Implications for River Management: The Case of the Hawkesbury Nepean River, New South Wales (W. Erskine D. Green).
The Impact of Mining Waste on the Rivers Draining into Georges Bay, Northeast Tasmania (J. Bird).
The Role of Stormwater Management in Sydney s Urban Rivers (R. Warner).
The Dispersal and Storage of Trace Metals in the Hawkesbury River Valley (M. Thoms, et al.).
The Role of European Disturbance in the Metamorphosis of the Lower Bega River (A. Brooks G. Brierley).
The Management of Unstable Rivers: The Avon River, Victoria, Australia (S. Brizga B. Finlayson).
Measuring Stream Condition (A. Ladson L. White).
Conclusions: Future Directions (S. Brizga B. Finlayson).
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