Delineating riparian zones for entire river networks using geomorphological criteria

D. Fernández, J. Barquín, M. Álvarez-Cabria, F. J. Peñas
2012 Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions  
Riparian zone delineation is a central issue for riparian and river ecosystem management, however, criteria used to delineate them are still under debate. The area inundated by a 50-yr flood has been indicated as an optimal hydrological descriptor for riparian areas. This detailed hydrological information is, however, not usually available for
doi:10.5194/hessd-9-4045-2012 fatcat:2ismq3t4lvbinjobug4lzau2gu