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Environmental Flows: Saving Rivers in the Third Millennium

Angela H. Arthington

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273696
eISBN:
9780520953451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273696.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Environmental Flows: Saving Rivers in the Third Millenniumis a singular source of information on the subject of environmental flows-the quantity, timing, and quality of water flows and regimes ... More


Introduction to Environmental Flow Methods

Angela H. Arthington

in Environmental Flows: Saving Rivers in the Third Millennium

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273696
eISBN:
9780520953451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273696.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Environmental flow assessments take place in many different management contexts, at various spatial scales, within different biophysical systems, and in contrasting socioeconomic and political ... More


River Ecology, The Natural Flow Regime Paradigm, and Hydroecological Principles

Angela H. Arthington

in Environmental Flows: Saving Rivers in the Third Millennium

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273696
eISBN:
9780520953451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273696.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

River ecosystems are four-dimensional systems, with longitudinal, lateral, and vertical components, relationships, and processes; temporal vectors add the fourth dimension. The overriding importance ... More


Human Impacts on the Hydrology, Geomorphology, and Restoration Potential of Southwestern Rivers

Mark C. Stone and Ryan R. Morrison

in Standing between Life and Extinction: Ethics and Ecology of Conserving Aquatic Species in North American Deserts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226694337
eISBN:
9780226694504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226694504.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Watersheds, rivers, and floodplains in desert environments have been dramatically altered to meet human needs. Modifications include river engineering projects, floodplain development, dams and ... More


River Values and Threats

Angela H. Arthington

in Environmental Flows: Saving Rivers in the Third Millennium

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273696
eISBN:
9780520953451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273696.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Escalating human demands for fresh water are jeopardising the intrinsic biodiversity values, ecological health, and vital ecosystem services of the rivers, wetlands, and estuaries upon which millions ... More


Estuaries, Threats, And Flow Requirements

Angela H. Arthington

in Environmental Flows: Saving Rivers in the Third Millennium

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273696
eISBN:
9780520953451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273696.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Estuaries can be classed as embayments and drowned river valleys, wave-dominated estuaries, wave-dominated deltas, coastal lakes and lagoons and strandplain-associated creeks, tide-dominated ... More


Ecological Separation without Hydraulic Separation: Engineering Solutions to Control Invasive Common Carp in Australian Rivers

Robert Keller

in Invasive Species in a Globalized World: Ecological, Social, and Legal Perspectives on Policy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226166049
eISBN:
9780226166216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226166216.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Common carp (Cyprinus carpio) is a major and widespread pest species in southeast Australia. The recent emphasis on increasing regulated river flows to improve environmental values requires ... More


Freshwater Ecosystem Security and Climate Change

Jamie Pittock, C. Max Finlayson, and Simon Linke

in Freshwater Ecology and Conservation: Approaches and Techniques

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198766384
eISBN:
9780191820908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766384.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

In this chapter we review techniques that managers may use to respond to climate change. First, modelling the impacts of climate change on freshwater ecosystems is discussed. While hydro-climatic ... More


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