Chapter 13. Hydroecology: The Scientific Basis for Water Resources Management and River Regulation

  1. Paul J. Wood Senior Lecturer2,
  2. David M. Hannah Senior Lecturer3 and
  3. Jonathan P. Sadler Reader3
  1. Geoffrey E. Petts

Published Online: 15 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470010198.ch13

Hydroecology and Ecohydrology: Past, Present and Future

Hydroecology and Ecohydrology: Past, Present and Future

How to Cite

Petts, G. E. (2008) Hydroecology: The Scientific Basis for Water Resources Management and River Regulation, 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.ch13

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. University of Westminster, London, 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:

  • hatchery-reared fish;
  • water-dependent ecosystems;
  • reach-scale river management problems;
  • world-wide stream regulation magnitude;
  • temporal and spatial heterogeneity;
  • inter-annual variability;
  • water-supply aquifers and river interactions;
  • channel-floodplain connectivity;
  • predictive models and management tools;
  • seasonal high-flow stages

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • A Scientific Basis for Water Resources Management

  • Hydroecology in Water Management

  • Applications to Water Resource Problems

  • Conclusions

  • References