Chapter 4. Climate Change and the Hydrology and Morphology of Freshwater Ecosystems

  1. Martin Kernan9,
  2. Richard W. Battarbee9 and
  3. Brian Moss10
  1. Piet F. M. Verdonschot1,
  2. Daniel Hering2,
  3. John Murphy3,
  4. Sonja C. Jähnig4,
  5. Neil L. Rose5,
  6. Wolfram Graf6,
  7. Karel Brabec7 and
  8. Leonard Sandin8

Published Online: 3 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444327397.ch4

Climate Change Impacts on Freshwater Ecosystems

Climate Change Impacts on Freshwater Ecosystems

How to Cite

Verdonschot, P. F. M., Hering, D., Murphy, J., Jähnig, S. C., Rose, N. L., Graf, W., Brabec, K. and Sandin, L. (2010) Climate Change and the Hydrology and Morphology of Freshwater Ecosystems, in Climate Change Impacts on Freshwater Ecosystems (eds M. Kernan, R. W. Battarbee and B. Moss), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444327397.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 9

    Environmental Change Research Centre, Department of Geography, University College London, London, UK

  2. 10

    Institute for Sustainable Water, Integrated Management and Ecosystem Research, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Freshwater Ecology, Alterra, Centre for Ecosystem Studies, Wageningen, The Netherlands

  2. 2

    Department of Applied Zoology/Hydrobiology, Institute of Biology, University of Duisburg–Essen, Essen, Germany

  3. 3

    FBA River Laboratory, The School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary, University of London, Wareham, Dorset, UK

  4. 4

    Limnology and Conservation Department, Natural History Museum Senckenberg, University of Duisburg-Essen, Gelnhausen, Germany

  5. 5

    Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London, UK

  6. 6

    Department Water-Atmosphere-Environment, Institute of Hydrobiology and Aquatic Ecosystem Management, BOKU–University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria

  7. 7

    Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic

  8. 8

    Department of Aquatic Sciences & Assessment, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 17 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405179133

Online ISBN: 9781444327397

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Keywords:

  • Climate Change and the Hydrology and Morphology of Freshwater Ecosystems;
  • sediment accumulation rate (SAR);
  • Predicted changes in land use;
  • Effects of climate change at the catchment scale;
  • The effects of climate change on hydraulics and morphology at the reach scale;
  • Effects of climate change on hydraulic conditions and channel morphology at the habitat scale;
  • The effects of climate change on stream and river restoration success

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Predicted changes in land use

  • Effects of climate change at the catchment scale

  • The effects of climate change on hydraulics and morphology at the reach scale

  • Effects of climate change on hydraulic conditions and channel morphology at the habitat scale

  • The effects of climate change on stream and river restoration success

  • Conclusions

  • References