Chapter 1. Introduction

  1. Gary J. Brierley and
  2. Kirstie A. Fryirs

Published Online: 1 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751367.ch1

Geomorphology and River Management: Applications of the River Styles Framework

Geomorphology and River Management: Applications of the River Styles Framework

How to Cite

Brierley, G. J. and Fryirs, K. A. (eds) (2004) Introduction, in Geomorphology and River Management: Applications of the River Styles Framework, Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470751367.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 15 DEC 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405115162

Online ISBN: 9780470751367

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Keywords:

  • ecosystem;
  • morphological diversity;
  • natural world;
  • landscapes;
  • river restoration

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Concern for river health

  • Geomorphic perspectives on ecosystem approaches to river management

  • What is river restoration?

  • Determination of realistic goals in river rehabilitation practice

  • Managing river recovery processes in river rehabilitation practice

  • Overview of the River Styles framework

  • Layout and structure of the book