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Author: Arthington, Angela H., 1943-
Title: Environmental flows : saving rivers in the third millennium / Angela Helen Arthington
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c2012
 Science Library  QH541.5.S7 A78 2012    AVAILABLE
Table of Contents: river values and threats -- Global hydrology, climate, and river flow regimes -- Catchments, drainage networks, and resource regimes -- River ecology, the natural flow regime paradigm, and hydroecological principles -- Effects of catchment change and river-corridor engineering -- History of water control and dam impacts -- Effects of dams on sediment, thermal, and chemical regimes -- Introduction to environmental flow methods -- Hydraulic rating and habitat simulation methods -- Flow protection methods -- Flow restoration methods -- Ecological limits of hydrologic alteration (ELOHA) -- Environmental flow relationships, models and applications -- Groundwater-dependent ecosystems and threats -- Sustaining groundwater-dependent ecosystems -- Wetlands, threats, and water requirements -- estuaries, threats, and flow requirements -- Setting limits to hydrologic alteration -- Implementing and monitoring environmental flows -- Legislation and monitoring environmental flows -- Legislation and policy -- Adapting to climate change -- Appendix : the Brisbane Declaration (2007)
Note(s): Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-382) and index
Physical Description: xii, 406 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Subject(s): Stream ecology
Streamflow -- Environmental aspects
Stream conservation
Biotic communities
Water-supply -- Environmental aspects
ISBN: 9780520273696 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520273699 (cloth : alk. paper)
Series: Freshwater ecology series ; v. 4