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2019 Landscape Architecture Frontiers  
In this comprehensive solution, only when water bodies and associated habitats such as the ground and underground, upstream and downstream, and rivers and banks are coordinated as a whole, it will generate  ...  The theories and practices on watershed ecological planning are reviewed respectively from the aspects of waterway planning, natural river and wetland protection, ecological baseflow recovery, nonpoint  ...  For instance, the riparian corridors could provide services like flood prevention, water quality and biodiversity improvement, and recreational opportunities.  ... 
doi:10.15302/j-laf-1-030003 fatcat:zymoksl4wnfcxkw6nbuqhiwuma

Modelling of Riparian-Imitated Constructed Wetland for Fish Habitat

Darrien Yau Seng Mah, Sai Hin Lai, Nor Azazi Zakaria
2010 Natural Resources Research  
A constructed wetland adjacent to river is manoeuvred to imitate riparian fish habitat by means of computer modelling.  ...  Flow-velocity conditions, water depths and effects of macrophytes to resistance of flow in constructed wetland are modelled and steered towards creating a favourable ground for natural substrate spawning  ...  On the other hand, constructed wetlands adjacent to rivers present a sound habitat for riparian wildlife.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11053-010-9122-0 fatcat:7kc54ncannevhopdmueisywpkm


Kathleen A. Dwire, Richard R. Lowrance
2006 Journal of the American Water Resources Association  
We are grateful to each of the authors for their contributions, and appreciate the many peer reviewers, whose constructive and insightful comments improved the quality of this set of papers.  ...  at Olympic Valley, California) and was instrumental to its success.  ...  The authors critique the limitations of current models and propose incorporation of additional variables to better assess stream habitat, suggesting that stream ecological and habitat quality indices would  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1752-1688.2006.tb03817.x fatcat:t23leie7rresnjwcmdpt75aeha

Riparian conservation management needs habitat quality mapping

Lyndre Nel
2020 Columella Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences  
InVEST modelling software and ArcGIS was used to produce these habitat quality maps based on land-use/land-cover and threat impact data.  ...  Riparian habitat quality has a significant influence on the water quality of rivers, primary resources for urban and agricultural use.  ...  Acknowledgements This research is supported by the Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship (Tempus Public Foundation) and the South African Dept. of Higher Education and Training. Many thanks to Dr.  ... 
doi:10.18380/szie.colum.2020.7.2.15 fatcat:7v36v76z25eqpdilj7obymuysu

Seed Collection and Germination Strategies for Common Wetland and Coastal Sage Scrub Species in Southern California

Michelle L. Barton, Ivan D. Medel, Karina K. Johnston, Christine R. Whitcraft
2016 Bulletin Southern California Academy of Sciences  
instream and riparian habitat • Protection of wetlands and riparian areas • Restoration of wetlands and riparian areas • Vegetated treatment systems --Promote the installation of vegetated treatment systems  ...  Many of the strategies aimed at improving habitat will also improve water quality. A. Preserve riparian and aquatic habitat along stream corridors.  ...  The Orange County NCCP focuses primarily on coastal sage scrub habitat, and only addresses a few riparian species.  ... 
doi:10.3160/soca-115-01-41-71.1 fatcat:v4tb7oswondihcrzybsz2t544a

Agricultural conservation practices and wetland ecosystem services in the wetland-rich Piedmont-Coastal Plain region

Diane De Steven, Richard Lowrance
2011 Ecological Applications  
Water quality functions including pollutant removal, provision of aquatic habitat, and enhanced instream chemical processing have been documented from either installed RFBs or natural riparian forests;  ...  Riparian buffers and wetland habitat management have been the most commonly applied wetland-related practices across the region. Riparian Forest Buffers (RFB) have been most studied as a practice.  ...  Fish and Wildlife Service, for supplying unpublished status and trends data from the National Wetlands Inventory.  ... 
doi:10.1890/09-0231.1 fatcat:hvfb6e3hwvctnfg2huw3v4qpli

Regional and global concerns over wetlands and water quality

2006 Trends in Ecology & Evolution  
Water-resource managers worldwide are considering the potential role of riparian zones and floodplain wetlands in improving stream-water quality, as there is evidence at the site scale that such wetlands  ...  Water quality in many stream catchments and river basins is severely impacted by nutrient enrichment as a result of agriculture.  ...  Using wetlands to improve water quality: how does it work?  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.tree.2005.11.015 pmid:16701481 fatcat:tfjt7qwkmzchlkgik2upo56bdu

Agricultural conservation practices increase wetland ecosystem services in the Glaciated Interior Plains

Siobhan Fennessy, Christopher Craft
2011 Ecological Applications  
At best, implementation of wetland and riparian conservation practices in agricultural landscapes results in improved environmental quality and human health, and strengthens the rationale for expanding  ...  On a watershed basis, the correlation between the area of wetland conservation practices implemented and per-hectare nutrient yield was 0.81, suggesting that, for water quality improvement, conservation  ...  In the GIP, riparian buffers and constructed wetlands are increasingly employed as the best management practices to filter sediment and nutrients and improve water quality.  ... 
doi:10.1890/09-0269.1 fatcat:o7xjgfpmajg7zpibg5hqpuqhni

Identifying Riparian Areas of Free Flowing Rivers for Legal Protection: Model Region Mongolia

Purevdorj Surenkhorloo, Chimeddorj Buyanaa, Sanjmyatav Dolgorjav, Chimed-Ochir Bazarsad, Batjargal Zamba, Sainbuyan Bayarsaikhan, Michael Heiner
2021 Sustainability  
To address the gap, WWF-Mongolia and partners developed a national delineation of riparian areas based on a spatial model, then validated this with local River Basin Authorities and provincial governments  ...  Rapid growth of the mining sector is a threat to water resources and specifically river riparian zones.  ...  Acknowledgments: We are indebted to the Local River Basin Authorities and provincial Environment and Tourism Departments and local stakeholders who actively participated and supported in the validation  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13020551 fatcat:7657cy7h3jd55a4nbk7clagxva

Restoration of Wetland and Riparian Systems: The Role of Science, Adaptive Management, History, and Values

Duncan T. Patten
2009 Journal of Contemporary Water Research & Education  
Concern for water quality and wildlife habitat, as well as recreational potential, has encouraged individuals and communities to restore or rehabilitate those wetlands and riparian areas that have not  ...  , deposition of waste and toxic materials into rivers, and reduction of riparian and wetland habitat adjacent to the roadway.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1936-704x.2006.mp134001003.x fatcat:w2o723ir7zftxbr2eymdylzeqe

Conflation and aggregation of spatial data improve predictive models for species with limited habitats: A case of the threatened yellow-billed cuckoo in Arizona, USA

Miguel L. Villarreal, Charles van Riper, Roy E. Petrakis
2014 Applied Geography  
Model accuracies, predicted habitat locations, and total area of predicted habitat varied considerably, illustrating the effects of input data quality on habitat predictions and resulting potential impacts  ...  We test the use of data conflation and aggregation on multiple vegetation/land-cover maps to improve the accuracy of habitat models for the threatened western yellow-billed cuckoo (Coccyzus americanus  ...  of Tree Ring Research) for discussions contributing to these data improvement approaches.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.apgeog.2013.12.003 fatcat:as5t47q7gvb5bni5fxvfwftxme

Evaluation of the Status of Natural Habitat Restoration in the Liao River's Riparian Zone

Su Chen, Ying Chen, Tianzhen Feng, Lei Chao
2021 Polish Journal of Environmental Studies  
Acknowledgements The authors acknowledge the financial support from the Major Scientific and technological projects for Water pollution Control and Treatment (No. 2018ZX07601-003-04), the Liaoning Natural  ...  Science Fund (No.2019-ZD-0556), and the Ten Million Talents Project in Liaoning Province (2018).  ...  The bank had a landscape platform, and retained its wetlands, which improved the function of its riparian habitat.  ... 
doi:10.15244/pjoes/129698 fatcat:fakwlkvqzrgq5gn6fycqqjvlju

Using ecotechnology to address water and habitat loss quality in estuarine systems, Gulf of Mexico: a synthesis [chapter]

J. W. Day, W. J. Mitsch, A. Yanez-Arancibia
2013 Ecological Dimensions for Sustainable Socio Economic Development  
Wetland loss is due to reclamation, mainly for agriculture, urban development, oil and gas industry, and isolation of rivers by levees from their fl oodplains and deltas.  ...  Habitat loss and poor water quality are the results of cumulative impacts of actions throughout the basin.  ...  This is especially important in large river basins where there has been large-scale loss of habitat degradation, especially wetlands and riparian areas, and water quality deterioration.  ... 
doi:10.2495/978-1-84564-756-8/027 fatcat:mfnwlr7vgrbo7lbvlkx6vowc7a

Ecological conservation and the restoration of freshwater environments in Korea

Soon-Jin Hwang, Sang-Woo Lee, Byungho Yoo
2014 Paddy and Water Environment  
Acknowledgments We express our thanks to all that contributed to this special issue, to the members of the aquatic ecosystem restoration project, and to the reviewers for their valuable comments.  ...  Special thanks go to the Center for Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration and participating research teams, and to the following institutions and organizations for providing financial support: Kangwon National  ...  The riparian zone is a crucial part of river and stream restoration and management practices, as it makes important contributions to the mitigation of flood impact and soil erosion, to improvements of  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10333-014-0457-8 fatcat:idn2oi7uhfhhvhmw22i57ve4na

River rehabilitation for the delivery of multiple ecosystem services at the river network scale

David J. Gilvear, Chris J. Spray, Roser Casas-Mulet
2013 Journal of Environmental Management  
River rehabilitation together with a 'vision' and framework within which it can be developed, is fundamental to future success in river basin management.  ...  This paper presents a conceptual framework and methodology to assist with optimising the outcomes of river rehabilitation in terms of delivery of multiple ecosystem services and the benefits they represent  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank three anonymous reviewers for their constructive comments on an earlier version of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2013.03.026 pmid:23659798 fatcat:jnr342fpmvaofcsjm22mqwhute
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