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River Management
The Australasian Experience


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River Management
The Australasian Experience

Brian L. Finlayson (Editor)
Sandra Brizga (Editor)



ISBN: 9780471969761


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The text describes the impact and management of rivers and covers issues of 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.

The book will prove invaluable to geomorphologists, river engineers, stream ecologists, river managers, and environmental impact assessors involved in river management and restoration.


ISBN 471969761
ISBN13 9780471969761
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Format Hardback
Publication date 06/01/2000
Pages 310
Weight (grammes) 718
Published in United Kingdom
Height (mm) 256
Width (mm) 178

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).