Chapter 15. Sediment Dynamics and their Influence on the Design of Monitoring Programmes

  1. Philippe Quevauviller2,3,
  2. Ulrich Borchers4,
  3. Clive Thompson5 and
  4. Tristan Simonart6
  1. Sue White

Published Online: 31 OCT 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470716090.ch15

The Water Framework Directive: Ecological and Chemical Status Monitoring

The Water Framework Directive: Ecological and Chemical Status Monitoring

How to Cite

White, S. (2008) Sediment Dynamics and their Influence on the Design of Monitoring Programmes, in The Water Framework Directive: Ecological and Chemical Status Monitoring (eds P. Quevauviller, U. Borchers, C. Thompson and T. Simonart), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470716090.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 2

    European Commission, DG Environment (BU93/142), rue de la Loi 200, 1049 Brussels, Belgium

  2. 3

    Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), IUWPARE, Dept; Hydrology and Hydraulic Engineering, Building T, Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussels, Belgium

  3. 4

    IWW Water Research Centre, Germany

  4. 5

    Alcontrol Laboratories, South Yorkshire, UK

  5. 6

    Institut Pasteur de Lille, Lille, France

Author Information

  1. Integrated Earth System Sciences Institute, Cranfield University, Building 53, Cranfield, MK43 0AL, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 OCT 2008
  2. Published Print: 24 OCT 2008

Book Series:

  1. Water Quality Measurements

Book Series Editors:

  1. Philippe Quevauviller2,3

Series Editor Information

  1. 2

    European Commission, DG Environment (BU93/142), rue de la Loi 200, 1049 Brussels, Belgium

  2. 3

    Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), IUWPARE, Dept; Hydrology and Hydraulic Engineering, Building T, Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussels, Belgium

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470518366

Online ISBN: 9780470716090

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Keywords:

  • sediment transport and monitoring methods;
  • sediment erosion–transport–deposition cycle;
  • sediment dynamics influence and monitoring programme design;
  • turbidity and sediment concentration;
  • Europe sediment monitoring;
  • European environmental legislation;
  • channel-forming flows and flood frequency

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Sediment Transport and Monitoring Methods

  • Sediment Rating Curves

  • Sediment Monitoring in Europe Today

  • How Should we Monitor Sediment Flux in Europe?

  • References