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River Restoration
Managing the Uncertainty in Restoring Physical Habitat
by Stephen Darby

River Restoration projects are designed to recreate functional characteristics within a context of physical stability.

River Restoration will provide a systematic overview of the issues involved in minimizing and coping with uncertainty in river restoration projects.

Contents

The Nature And Significance of Uncertainty in River Restoration

  1. Scientific Uncertainty with Special Reference to River Restoration
  2. Sources of Uncertainty in River Restoration Research
  3. The Scope of Uncertainties in River Restoration
Planning And Designing Restoration Projects

  1. Planning River Restoration Projects: Social and Cultural Dimensions
  2. Conceptual and Mathematical Modeling in River Restoration: Do We Have Unreasonable Confidence
  3. Uncertainty in Riparian and Floodplain Restoration
  4. Hydrological and Hydraulic Aspects of Restoration Uncertainty for Ecological Purposes
  5. Uncertainty Surrounding the Ecological Targets and Response of River and Stream Restoration
The Construction And Post-Construction Phases

  1. Constructing Restoration Schemes: Uncertainty, Challenges and Opportunities
  2. Measures of Success: Uncertainty and Defining the Outcomes of River Restoration Schemes
  3. Methods for Evaluating the Geomorphological Performance of Naturalized Rivers: Examples from the Chicago Metropolitan Area
  4. Uncertainty and the Management of Restoration Projects: The Construction and Early Post-Construction Phases
Uncertainty And Sustainability: Restoration in the Long Term

  1. The Sustainability of Restored Rivers: Catchment-Scale Perspectives on Long-term Response
  2. Uncertainty and The Sustainable Management of Restored Rivers

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Managing the Uncertainty in Restoring Physical Habitat
by Stephen Darby

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