Chapter 17. Hydroecological Patterns of Change in Riverine Plant Communities

  1. Paul J. Wood Senior Lecturer2,
  2. David M. Hannah Senior Lecturer3 and
  3. Jonathan P. Sadler Reader3
  1. Birgitta M. Renöfält and
  2. Christer Nilsson

Published Online: 15 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470010198.ch17

Hydroecology and Ecohydrology: Past, Present and Future

Hydroecology and Ecohydrology: Past, Present and Future

How to Cite

Renöfält, B. M. and Nilsson, C. (2008) Hydroecological Patterns of Change in Riverine Plant Communities, 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.ch17

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 Ecology and Environmental Science, Umeå University, Sweden

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:

  • freshwater biota and ecosystems response;
  • spatial and temporal scales range;
  • hydrological–ecological interactions;
  • riverine vegetation characteristics;
  • four-dimensional landscape context;
  • fine-grade sediments-heterogeneous floodplains and deltas;
  • long-lasting flooding events;
  • low and high water marks;
  • riparian vegetation feature;
  • riparian and upland vegetation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Vegetation in Riverine Habitats

  • Hydrological–Ecological Interactions

  • Natural Patterns of Change

  • Human Impacts

  • Ways Forward

  • Acknowledgements

  • References