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River rhythmicity: a conceptual means of understanding and leveraging the relational values of rivers.

Published online: 08 Aug 2022

Authors: Jackson, S. & Anderson, E. P. & Piland, N. C. & Carriere, S. & Java, L. & Jardine, T. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

River rhythmicity refers to the periodic, recurrent phenomena of a riverscape that are synchronized with the rise and fall of river water, creating re...

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Succession of aquatic vegetation driven by reduced water-level fluctuations in floodplain lakes.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Geest, G. J. van & Coops, H. & Roijackers, R. M. M. & Buijse, A. D. & Scheffer, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In recent years, interest has grown in restoring floodplain function of regulated rivers. Successful rehabilitation of riparian systems requires knowl...

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Special Profile: River restoration.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Giller, P. S.

Content type: Journal issue

This special issue contains 6 papers entitled: Standards for ecologically successful river restoration; Stating mechanisms and refining criteria for e...

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Exploring current and emerging irrigation and drainage management to reduce the impact of extreme events and mitigate droughts and floods.

Published online: 04 Sep 2019

Authors: Roux, L. le & Juba, R. & Mbanjwa, W.

Content type: Bulletin

Effective water management has become an important part of sustainable economic development worldwide. In areas dependent on agriculture for livelihoo...

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Shallow groundwater nitrogen and denitrification in a newly afforested, subirrigated riparian buffer.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Gumiero, B. & Boz, B. & Cornelio, P. & Casella, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The EU 'Nitrates Directive' (Directive 91/676/EEC) and the WFD (Water Framework Directive 2000/60/EEC) introduced a series of measures designed to red...

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Standards for ecologically successful river restoration.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Palmer, M. A. & Bernhardt, E. S. & Allan, J. D. & Lake, P. S. & Alexander, G. & Brooks, S. & Carr, J. & Clayton, S. & Dahm, C. N. & Shah, J. F. & Galat, D. L. & Loss, S. G. & Goodwin, P. & Hart, D. D. & Hassett, B. & Jenkinson, R. & Kondolf, G. M. & Lave, R. & Meyer, J. L. & O'Donnell, T. K. & Pagano, L. & Sudduth, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increasingly, river managers are turning from hard engineering solutions to ecologically based restoration activities in order to improve degraded wat...

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The water footprint in Morocco: the added value of water footprint assessment for national water policy.

Published online: 05 Oct 2016

Authors: Schyns, J. F. & Hoekstra, A. Y.

Content type: Bulletin

Morocco is a semiarid country in the Mediterranean facing water scarcity and deteriorating water quality. Its limited water resources constrain the ac...

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Stating mechanisms and refining criteria for ecologically successful river restoration: a comment on Palmer et al. (2005).

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Jansson, R. & Backx, H. & Boulton, A. J. & Dixon, M. & Dudgeon, D. & Hughes, F. M. R. & Nakamura, K. & Stanley, E. H. & Tockner, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To encourage more project assessment and reporting of restoration outcomes, Palmer et al. (2005) propose five criteria for assessing the ecological su...

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Flow intermittence and ecosystem services in rivers of the Anthropocene.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Datry, T. & Boulton, A. J. & Bonada, N. & Fritz, K. & Leigh, C. & Sauquet, E. & Tockner, K. & Hugueny, B. & Dahm, C. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intermittent rivers and ephemeral streams (IRES) are watercourses that cease flow at some point in time and space. Arguably Earth's most widespread ty...

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Impact of water resource development on connectivity and primary productivity across a tropical river floodplain.

Published online: 13 Jun 2022

Authors: Molinari, B. & Stewart-Koster, B. & Malthus, T. J. & Bunn, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Floodplain wetlands provide an important subsidy for riverine food webs as sites of high algal production. However, this subsidy depends on the degree...

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