Living Rivers: Trends and Challenges in Science and Management

ISBN: 978-1-4020-4780-0 (Print) 978-1-4020-5367-2 (Online)

Table of contents (24 chapters)

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  1. Linking sedimentation and ecology in riverine landscapes; influences of climate change and physical reconstruction measures

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      Pieter Hendrik Nienhuis: aquatic ecologist and environmental scientist

  2. Functioning of River Systems

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      Pages 19-19

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      Pages 21-38

      BasinBox: a generic multimedia fate model for predicting the fate of chemicals in river catchments

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      Pages 39-58

      Trophic relationships in the Rhine food web during invasion and after establishment of the Ponto-Caspian invader Dikerogammarus villosus

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      Pages 59-69

      Seasonal dependent effects of flooding on plant species survival and zonation: a comparative study of 10 terrestrial grassland species

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      Pages 71-86

      Succession and rejuvenation in floodplains along the river Allier (France)

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      Pages 87-103

      Airborne laser scanning as a tool for lowland floodplain vegetation monitoring

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      Pages 105-120

      Reproduction, growth, and migration of fishes in a regulated lowland tributary: potential recruitment to the river Meuse

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      Pages 121-133

      Amphibian diversity and nestedness in a dynamic floodplain river (Tagliamento, NE-Italy)

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      Pages 135-152

      Modelling recolonisation of heterogeneous river floodplains by small mammals

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      Pages 153-162

      The importance of hydrodynamics for protected and endangered biodiversity of lowland rivers

  3. Rehabilitation of Riverine Ecosystems

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      Pages 163-163

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      Pages 165-186

      Biogeochemical constraints on the ecological rehabilitation of wetland vegetation in river floodplains

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      Pages 187-200

      Effects of rewetting measures in Dutch raised bog remnants on assemblages of aquatic Rotifera and microcrustaceans

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      Pages 201-216

      Biological traits successfully predict the effects of restoration management on macroinvertebrates in shallow softwater lakes

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      Pages 217-228

      Analysis of naturalization alternatives for the recovery of moist-soil plants in the floodplain of the Illinois River

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      Pages 229-242

      Long-term developments in ecological rehabilitation of the main distributaries in the Rhine delta: fish and macroinvertebrates

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      Pages 243-257

      Flood detention, nature development and water quality along the lowland river Sava, Croatia

  4. Challenges and Obstacles to Sustainable Management

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      Pages 259-259

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      Pages 261-275

      Water and values: ecological research as the basis for water management and nature management

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      Pages 277-288

      Advancing science for water resources management

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      Pages 289-308

      Redefinition and elaboration of river ecosystem health: perspective for river management

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      Pages 309-316

      Emergent principles for river management

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