6. Prioritization of Watersheds and Restoration Projects

  1. Philip Roni and
  2. Tim Beechie
  1. Philip Roni2,
  2. Tim Beechie2,
  3. Stefan Schmutz1 and
  4. Susanne Muhar1

Published Online: 28 SEP 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118406618.ch6

Stream and Watershed Restoration: A Guide to Restoring Riverine Processes and Habitats

Stream and Watershed Restoration: A Guide to Restoring Riverine Processes and Habitats

How to Cite

Roni, P., Beechie, T., Schmutz, S. and Muhar, S. (2012) Prioritization of Watersheds and Restoration Projects, in Stream and Watershed Restoration: A Guide to Restoring Riverine Processes and Habitats (eds P. Roni and T. Beechie), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118406618.ch6

Editor Information

  1. Fish Ecology Division, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2725 Montlake Boulevard East, Seattle, Washington 98112, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Water, Atmosphere and Environment, Institute of Hydrobiology and Aquatic Ecosystem Management, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Max-Emanuelstraâe 17, 1180 Vienna, Austria

  2. 2

    Fish Ecology Division, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2725 Montlake Boulevard East, Seattle, Washington 98112, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 SEP 2012
  2. Published Print: 16 NOV 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405199551

Online ISBN: 9781118406618

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Keywords:

  • watersheds and restoration project prioritization;
  • prioritization, ranking habitats/watersheds in funding/implementation;
  • restoration action prioritization need, making best use of limited resources;
  • prioritization in assisting restoration practitioners, and MCDA;
  • national, regional or watershed goals, prioritization objectives/criteria;
  • prioritization and criteria factors, bio/social/physical/economic/sociopolitical;
  • project type prioritization, following agreement over ranking of project types;
  • common approaches/categories in prioritizing, Refugia with GIS/or MCDA;
  • Danube River Basin, prioritization/weighting in restoring continuity;
  • methods/tools prioritizing restoration, within/across watersheds

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Determine overall goals and scale

  • Who will prioritize projects? Selecting the team

  • Prioritization approaches and criteria

  • Completing analyses and examining rankings

  • Summary

  • References