Chapter 20. Physical–Ecological Interactions in a Lowland River System: Large Wood, Hydraulic Complexity and Native Fish Associations in the River Murray, Australia

  1. Paul J. Wood Senior Lecturer3,
  2. David M. Hannah Senior Lecturer4 and
  3. Jonathan P. Sadler Reader4
  1. Victor Hughes1,
  2. Martin C. Thoms1,
  3. Simon J. Nicol2 and
  4. John D. Koehn2

Published Online: 15 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470010198.ch20

Hydroecology and Ecohydrology: Past, Present and Future

Hydroecology and Ecohydrology: Past, Present and Future

How to Cite

Hughes, V., Thoms, M. C., Nicol, S. J. and Koehn, J. D. (2008) Physical–Ecological Interactions in a Lowland River System: Large Wood, Hydraulic Complexity and Native Fish Associations in the River Murray, Australia, 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.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Geography, Loughborough University, UK

  2. 4

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Riverine Landscapes Research Laboratory, University of Canberra, Australia

  2. 2

    Arthur Rylah Institute, Department of Sustainability and Environment, Heidelberg, VIC, Australia

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:

  • river ecology, hydrology, and fluvial geomorphology;
  • hydraulic complexity;
  • riverine ecosystems response;
  • in-channel flow resistance and in-channel geomorphic units;
  • debris jams;
  • Juvenile salmonids;
  • high-energy gravel-bed rivers;
  • hydraulic complexity and fish habitat;
  • river channel meandering;
  • meandering and anastomosing channels

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Study Area

  • Methods

  • Results

  • Discussion

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • References