Rivers for life : managing water for people and nature /

Outlines plans to manage the world's rivers to restore some necessary functions of river ecosystems such as absorbing pollutants, decomposing waste, producing fresh water, and redistributing sediment to create animal habitats.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Postel, Sandra.
Other Authors: Richter, Brian D.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington : Island Press, ©2003.
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Summary:Outlines plans to manage the world's rivers to restore some necessary functions of river ecosystems such as absorbing pollutants, decomposing waste, producing fresh water, and redistributing sediment to create animal habitats.
Physical Description:1 online resource (253 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-240).
ISBN:1417538813
9781417538812
9781597267809
1597267805
155963443X
9781559634434