Chapter 7. Hydrological and Hydraulic Aspects of Restoration Uncertainty for Ecological Purposes

  1. Dr Stephen Darby and
  2. Professor David Sear
  1. Professor N. J. Clifford1,
  2. Professor M. C. Acreman2 and
  3. Professor D. J. Booker2,3

Published Online: 2 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470867082.ch7

River Restoration: Managing the Uncertainty in Restoring Physical Habitat

River Restoration: Managing the Uncertainty in Restoring Physical Habitat

How to Cite

Clifford, N. J., Acreman, M. C. and Booker, D. J. (2008) Hydrological and Hydraulic Aspects of Restoration Uncertainty for Ecological Purposes, in River Restoration: Managing the Uncertainty in Restoring Physical Habitat (eds S. Darby and D. Sear), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470867082.ch7

Editor Information

  1. School of Geography, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    School of Geography, The University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7, 2RD, UK

  2. 2

    Water Resources & Environment Division, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Maclean Building, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxfordshire OX10 8BB, UK

  3. 3

    National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, 10 Kyle St., Riccarton, Christchurch, 8011, New Zealand

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 15 FEB 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470867068

Online ISBN: 9780470867082

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Keywords:

  • river restoration - hybrid activity;
  • river ecosystem and flow patterns;
  • channel morphology and flow behaviour;
  • Hydrograph Component Analysis;
  • Functional Analysis Methods - BBM;
  • South Africa Building Block Methodology (BBM);
  • cluster analysis and homogeneous groupings;
  • Habitat Suitability Indices (HSIs);
  • flow monitoring and aquatic ecology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The River and Catchment as an Uncertain System

  • Hydrological Aspects and Uncertainty in Channel Restoration

  • Hydraulic Aspects and Uncertainty in Channel Restoration

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • References