Chapter 11. High Resolution Remote Sensing for Understanding Instream Habitat

  1. Paul J. Wood Senior Lecturer2,
  2. David M. Hannah Senior Lecturer3 and
  3. Jonathan P. Sadler Reader3
  1. Stuart N. Lane and
  2. Patrice E. Carbonneau

Published Online: 15 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470010198.ch11

Hydroecology and Ecohydrology: Past, Present and Future

Hydroecology and Ecohydrology: Past, Present and Future

How to Cite

Lane, S. N. and Carbonneau, P. E. (2008) High Resolution Remote Sensing for Understanding Instream Habitat, in Hydroecology and Ecohydrology: Past, Present and Future (eds P. J. Wood, D. M. Hannah and J. P. Sadler), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470010198.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Geography, Loughborough University, UK

  2. 3

    School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK

Author Information

  1. Department of Geography, Durham University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 11 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470010174

Online ISBN: 9780470010198

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Keywords:

  • quasi two-dimensional hydraulic treatment;
  • hydraulic habitat analyses;
  • instream flow requirements;
  • channel geometry and bed roughness;
  • depth and depth-averaged velocity predictions;
  • three-dimensional hydraulic model;
  • depth and velocity spatial scale;
  • spatial and temporal patchiness;
  • habitat suitability-inite element modelling;
  • flow depths and depth-averaged velocities simulation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Scale, the Grain of Instream Habitat and the Need for Remotely Sensed Data

  • Depth and Morphology

  • Substrate

  • Discrete Grain Identification

  • Ensemble Grain Size Parameter Determination

  • Example Application: Substrate Mapping in a Salmon River

  • Future Developments

  • References