6 edition of Wetlands Engineering and River Restoration found in the catalog.
June 1, 2001
by Amer Society of Civil Engineers
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||1000|
The topics it covers include wetlands biodiversity, wetlands classification and monitoring, floods, river ecosystems, pollution, and more. New to this edition are discussions on wetland vegetation, assessment of current wetland health status, restoration, sea-level rises and coastal storm, vulnerability to human impacts, and lakes and wetlands. However, many wetlands have been degraded or lost due to human activities, and efforts to restore their functions have had mixed overall goals, objectives, and overarching questions are to advance the state of the science underlying the sustainable management, engineering, and restoration of freshwater and saltwater wetlands.
In D.F. Hayes (Ed.), Engineering Approaches to Ecosystem Restoration (Proceedings of the Wetlands Engineering and River Restoration Conference), pp. – Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers. EWN Atlas launch event videos. On 15 January, , USACE held a launch event in Washington DC, hosted at the National Building Museum, to mark the publication of the book Engineering With Nature: An Atlas.
Wetland restoration and creation is more an art than a science, and functional replacement of wetlands has not been conclusively demonstrated. At the same time, the growing body of literature and experience is increasing the ability to discern which projects have a high probability of restoring or replacing damaged or lost ecosystems. Riparian engineering has a strong understanding of the geomorphic, floristic, and physical process affecting rivers and wetlands and how to engineer and restore them. We can develop cost effective solutions to arrest bank erosion that save our clients money and enhance the biodiversity of the riverine environment.
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Abstract. Proceedings of the Wetlands Engineering and River Restoration Conference, held in Reno, Nevada, AugustThis collection contains papers providing state-of-the-art information on the design of successful stream, riparian, and wetland restoration projects, as well as insightful approaches to watershed management.
“Water Lands: A Vision for the World’s Wetlands and their People” calls for a reinvention of wetlands for the modern world: ‘Building with Nature’ engineering approaches using ecological mangrove restoration and community development to manage coastal erosion; replacing the continued conversion of peatlands for palm oil with.
OCLC Number: Notes: Title from Web page (viewed Ma ). "Wetlands Engineering and River Restoration ConferenceAugust, Reno. by Wetlands Engineering & River Restoration Conference (Author), Donald F. Hayes (Author, Editor), American Society of Civil Engineers (Author).
Rivers & Wetlands. The bulk of the work carried out by Five Rivers includes wetland and river restoration projects. We undertake all types of restoration and enhancement on all river systems, from small tributaries to estuarine habitats.
We have specialist in-house equipment and over twenty years’ experience of working in and around rivers. Wetland Restoration and Construction A Technical Guide 2nd Edition clearly explains how to select the best locations for building wetlands, the most effective techniques to use, what types of heavy equipment are needed, how to oversee construction, how to control nonnative invasive plants and establish native by: 5.
Create a new account. Are you an ASCE Member. We recommend that you register using the same email address you use to maintain your ASCE Member account. About this book Introduction Aware both that wetlands research is on the rise and that researchers and students are often working or learning across several disciplines, The Wetland Book is a readily accessible online and print reference which will be the first port of call on key concepts in wetlands science and management.
Ecological engineering applied to river and wetland restoration Paris, France, July 29–31, Lefeuvre et al. () Ecology of post-mining landscapes Cottbus, Germany, March. Coastal Wetlands, Second Edition: An Integrated and Ecosystem Approach provides an understanding of the functioning of coastal ecosystems and the ecological services that they provide.
As coastal wetlands are under a great deal of pressure from the dual forces of rising sea levels and the intervention of human populations, both along the estuary and in the river.
et al. () for U.S. wetlands includes 5 system types, 8 subsystems, 11 classes, 28 subclasses, and a large number of dominance types. Included within the category of wetlands are vegetation types that range from early colonizing (i.e., pioneer communities dominated by species such as cattails [Typha spp.]), to ancient, self-maintaining (i.e., old-growth, forested wetlands.
A wetland is a distinct ecosystem that is flooded by water, either permanently or seasonally, where oxygen-free processes prevail. The primary factor that distinguishes wetlands from other land forms or water bodies is the characteristic vegetation of aquatic plants, adapted to the unique hydric ds play a number of functions, including water purification, water storage.
River engineering is the process of planned human intervention in the course, characteristics, or flow of a river with the intention of producing some defined benefit. People have intervened in the natural course and behaviour of rivers since before recorded history—to manage the water resources, to protect against flooding, or to make passage along or across rivers easier.
Wetland Restoration: A Handbook for New Zealand Freshwater Systems brings together expertise from specialists and groups actively engaged in restoring wetlands throughout the country.
The handbook builds on regionally based restoration guides and provides a detailed, comprehensive ecosystem approach toward understanding, protecting and. Chapter 13 Wetland Restoration, Enhancement, or Creation Introduction (a) Purpose and scope The planning, design, implementation, and monitor-ing of wetland restoration, enhancement, or creation project requires a multidisciplinary approach involv-ing the disciplines of engineering, biology, geolo-gy, and soil science, among others.
Sulfur, A Plausible Contributor to Microbial Denitrification in Lightly Loaded Constructed Treatment Wetlands. In D. Hayes (Ed.), Proceedings of the Wetlands Engineering and River Restoration Conference (pp. (Proceedings of the Wetlands Engineering and River Restoration Conference).Author: Roland Wass, Peter Fox.
Nepf, HM & Vivoni, EDrag and diffusivity within emergent vegetation. in Proceedings of the ASCE Wetlands Engineering River Restoration Conference. ASME, Fairfield, NJ, United States, Proceedings of the ASCE Wetlands Engineering River Restoration Conference, Denver, CO, USA, 3/22/Cited by: 3.
By reframing river restoration projects as restoration of natural capital it is possible to attract the financial resources needed to restore river systems and better integrate environmental and social values.
Hydrological, biogeochemical and ecological functions of river ecosystems provide a set of well-known ecosystem services. River and Wetland Restoration in Japan. a representative inventory of future major engineering projects, either planned or under construction in aquatic systems worldwide, shows that.
His most significant contributions are 1. development of the field of ecological engineering as an author of the first book on this subject and the founder (in ) and editor-in-chief of the scientific journal Ecological Engineering, 2. creation of the Olentangy River Wetland Research Park, a unique hectare (acre) wetland research Awards: National Wetland Award, U.S.
EPA. The latest cutting-edge research on flood pulsing and wetland restoration in North America Presenting the latest research from leaders in the field of restoration ecology, Flood Pulsing in Wetlands reflects the current movement to incorporate flood pulsing into wetland restoration efforts.
Emphasizing how integral flood pulsing is to successful wetland restoration, the books Author: Beth A. Middleton. Among different methods for wetland restoration, the ‘near-natural’ method of ecological restoration has been widely proven to be an effective and practical method for eco-city construction.
The development history of the near-natural method is here reviewed, and the nature and properties of the near-natural method are : Chun Ye, Chun-Hua Li. Technical note on river restoration This technical note explores the concept of river restoration, addressing it as a process to re-establish or recover a natural system through the elimination of the impacts that degrade it throughout a prolonged period of time, until a natural and self-sustaining functioning is achieved.