Chapter 10. Vegetation as a Tool in the Interpretation of Fluvial Geomorphic Processes and Landforms in Humid Temperate Areas

  1. Dr G. Mathias Kondolf3 and
  2. Dr Hervé Piégay4
  1. Dr Cliff R. Hupp1 and
  2. Dr Gudrun Bornette2

Published Online: 29 SEP 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470868333.ch10

Tools in Fluvial Geomorphology

Tools in Fluvial Geomorphology

How to Cite

Hupp, C. R. and Bornette, G. (2003) Vegetation as a Tool in the Interpretation of Fluvial Geomorphic Processes and Landforms in Humid Temperate Areas, in Tools in Fluvial Geomorphology (eds G. M. Kondolf and H. Piégay), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470868333.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning and Department of Geography, University of California, Hearst Field Annex B, Berkeley, CA 94720-2000, USA

  2. 4

    UMR 5600, CNRS, 18, rue Chevreul, 69 362 Lyon cedex 07, France

Author Information

  1. 1

    United States Geological Survey, 430 National Center, Reston, VA 20192, USA Tel.: +001-703-648-5207; fax: +001-703-648-5484

  2. 2

    UMR 5023 C.N.R.S., “Ecology of Fluvial Hydrosystems”, Université Claude Bernard Lyon I, 69622 Villeurbanne cedex, France Tel.:+33-472-431-294; fax: +33-472-431-141

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 SEP 2005
  2. Published Print: 27 JUN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471491422

Online ISBN: 9780470868331

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Keywords:

  • vegetation;
  • dendrogeomorphic analyses;
  • landforms;
  • large woody debris (LWD);
  • floodplain submersion;
  • fluvial geomorphic processes;
  • riparian species composition

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Dendrogeomorphology in Fluvial Systems

  • Plant Ecological–Fluvial Geomorphic Relations

  • Plant Communities and Dynamics in Bottomlands

  • The Erosional–Depositional Environment and Equilibrium

  • Conclusions

  • References