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River Restoration

Managing the Uncertainty in Restoring Physical Habitat

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Published by Wiley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil Engineering, Surveying & Building,
  • Earth Sciences - Hydrology,
  • Engineering - Hydraulic,
  • Hydraulics,
  • Science / Earth Sciences / Hydrology,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsStephen Darby (Editor), David Sear (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10296574M
    ISBN 10047086706X
    ISBN 109780470867068

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    The book consists of two parts: Part A provides an overview of the history and evolution of river restoration, it sets out a framework for planning and implementing river restoration, and it adresses some key principles, issues, and methods for restoring rivers in the wider context of water resource management and river basin planning. Restoration is the re-creation of something that was lost. Ecological restoration refers to “restoring degraded, damaged, or destroyed ecosystems and habitats in the environment by active human intervention and action.” The rich ecological diversity of the Yuba River watershed is at risk due to a variety of anthropogenic (human-caused) impacts, such as hydraulic and dispersed mining, dams.

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“Overall, what this book provides is a good starting point for anyone who wants to study in more depth the various components that together result in a successful river restoration project.

To this end, this book provides exactly what it says it does in the title.” (Restoration Ecology, 1 November )5/5(1). Restoration is the story of Robert Merrivel, the son of James the second's glove-maker and a man very much of his age, dedicated, as the book opens, to little more than pleasure and idleness but doomed to experience a series of triumphs and disasters that will develop in him a greater understanding of both himself and society he inhabits.4/5.

This book will provide a systematic overview of the issues involved in minimizing and coping with uncertainty in river restoration projects.

A series of thematic sections will be used to define the various sources of uncertainty in restoration projects and how these show at different points in the life cycle (design, construction and post Author: Stephen Darby. This book will provide a systematic overview of the issues involved in minimizing and coping with uncertainty in river restoration projects.

A series of thematic sections will be used to define the various sources of uncertainty in restoration projects and how these show at different points in the life cycle (design, construction and post.

The book’s title, which comes from a quote by the Greek philosopher Heraclitus (“no man ever steps in the same river twice”), captures a central truth about dam removal—it is a type of environmental restoration that profoundly changes not only river ecosystems but also the communities, individuals, and institutions that are involved.

Launch the Watershed Restoration Viewer. The Wisconsin DNR's Watershed Restoration Viewer is an interactive web mapping tool for exploring water quality improvement projects across Wisconsin. When waters are listed as "impaired" as defined by the EPA, the DNR works to improve the waters by implementing various types of frameworks such as Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) and Nine.

The River Restoration Centre (RRC) Manual of River Restoration Techniques aims to help river managers identify potential restoration techniques for use in river restoration and sustainable river management. First issued init provides detailed examples of innovative and best-practice river restoration techniques, and now includes 64 case.

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Brierley contends that although we have good scientific understanding of rivers, with remarkable prospect for profound improvements to river condition, management applications greatly : Palgrave Pivot.

Get this from a library. The challenges of dam removal and river restoration. [Jerome V DeGraff; James E Evans;] -- "River restoration is a societal goal in the United States.

This collection of research articles focuses on our current understanding of the impacts of removing dams and the role of dam removal in. River Restoration. River restoration is a relatively recent tool that has been brought to bear in attempts to reverse the effects of habitat simplification and ecosystem degradation, with a surge of projects undertaken in the s in Europe and elsewhere, mainly North America.

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Author Peter Brewitt begins each story with the dam’s construction, shows how its critics gained power, details the conflicts and controversies of. River Channel Restoration summarises the current state of the art for river channel, floodplain and catchment restoration, and provides practical guiding principles for river managers.

Fundamental principles are illustrated with case studies and experiences in a wide range of settings, principally Northern Europe and North America. An objective is to guide river managers away from trial and.

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National Park Service to remove two dams on the Elwha River on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington state, and restore the river to a natural state. It is the largest dam removal project in history and the second largest ecosystem restoration project in the history of the National Park Service, after the Restoration.

Coordinating Committee (UMRR CC) To provide interagency coordination, the Corps of Engineers established the Upper Mississippi River Restoration (Environmental Management Program) Coordinating Committee (UMRR CC) in to ensure the congressionally directed.

Restoration of Puget Sound Rivers Edited by David R. Montgomery, Susan Bolton, Derek B. Booth and Leslie Wall Copublished with: Center for Water and Watershed Studies, University of Washington.River Restoration Analysis Tool Project (RiverRAT), a broad federal effort to more efficiently and effectively evaluate stream management proposals; and Chapter 11 presents real-life examples of pioneering practitioners who have used beaver restoration tools in the case studies includeFile Size: 8MB.Stream restoration or river restoration, also sometimes referred to as river reclamation, describes work conducted to improve the environmental health of a river or stream, in support of biodiversity, recreation, flood management and/or landscape development.

Stream restoration approaches can be divided into two broad categories: form-based restoration, which relies on physical interventions.