Chapter 3. The Ecohydrology of Invertebrates Associated with Exposed Riverine Sediments

  1. Paul J. Wood Senior Lecturer1,
  2. David M. Hannah Senior Lecturer2 and
  3. Jonathan P. Sadler Reader2
  1. Jonathan P. Sadler Reader and
  2. Adam J. Bates

Published Online: 15 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470010198.ch3

Hydroecology and Ecohydrology: Past, Present and Future

Hydroecology and Ecohydrology: Past, Present and Future

How to Cite

Sadler, J. P. and Bates, A. J. (2008) The Ecohydrology of Invertebrates Associated with Exposed Riverine Sediments, 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.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geography, Loughborough University, UK

  2. 2

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

Author Information

  1. School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham, 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:

  • flow regime and sediment supply;
  • exposed riverine sediments (ERS);
  • spatio-temporal distributions;
  • temperature, humidity, sediment size and vegetation cover;
  • aquatic terrestrial interface;
  • lateral and longitudinal connectivity significance;
  • riparian wetlands and woodlands;
  • active river flood plains;
  • spatial and temporal dynamics;
  • natural floodplain systems

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • ERS Habitats

  • Invertebrate Conservation and ERS Habitats

  • Flow Disturbance in ERS Habitats

  • The Importance of Flow Disturbance for ERS Invertebrate Ecology

  • How Much Disturbance is Needed to Sustain ERS Diversity?

  • Threats to ERS Invertebrate Biodiversity

  • Conclusions

  • References