Water for the environment : from policy and science to implementation and management / edited by Avril C. Horne [and four others].Publisher: London, United Kingdom : Academic Press is an imprint of Elsevier, Copyright date: ©2017Description: 1 online resourceContent type:
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Front Cover; Water for the Environment; Copyright Page; Contents; About the Editors; About the Contributors; Acknowledgments; I. Introduction; 1 The Environmental Water Management Cycle; 1.1 What Is This Book About?; 1.2 Environmental Water Management; 1.2.1 Vision and Objectives for the River; 1.2.2 How Much Water Is Needed: Tools for Environmental Flows Assessment; 1.2.3 Environmental Water within Water Resource Planning; 1.2.4 Active Management of Environmental Water; 1.3 What Remains Ahead?; References; II. History and Context of Environmental Water Management
2 Drivers and Social Context2.1 Water Use and Human Development; 2.2 Environment and Water Management; 2.3 Development of National and International Policies; 2.4 Setting Objectives; 2.5 Pathways to Environmental Water Policy; 2.5.1 Environmental Water in the United Kingdom; 2.5.2 Environmental Water in India; 2.5.3 Environmental Water in Southeast Asia; 2.5.4 Environmental Water in Australia; 2.6 Conclusion; 2.6.1 Common Threads and Contrasts; References; 3 Understanding Hydrological Alteration; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Assessing the Level and Significance of Hydrological Alteration
3.3 Alteration to the Land Surface Water Balance3.3.1 Vegetation Change; 3.3.2 Urbanization; 3.4 Surface Water Impoundment and Diversion; 3.4.1 Large Water Supply DAMS; 3.4.2 Hydropower Dams; 3.4.3 Flood Alleviation Dams; 3.4.4 Small Farm Dams; 3.5 Groundwater Extraction and Depletion; 3.6 Altered Surface Drainage Network; 3.7 Synthesis of Hydrological Alterations; 3.8 Future Outlook; References; 4 Environmental and Ecological Effects of Flow Alteration in Surface Water Ecosystems; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Hydrological Components: Linking Drivers of Change with Ecological Responses
4.2.1 Reduced Baseflow(s)4.2.2 Reduced Floods; 4.2.3 Increased Baseflow(s) (Antidrought); 4.2.4 Increased Short-Term Variability (Hydropeaking); 4.3 Ecological Effects of Flow Alteration; 4.3.1 Reduced Baseflow(s) and Increased Intermittency; 4.3.2 Reduced Flood Magnitude and Frequency; 4.3.3 Reduced Overbank Flooding; 4.3.4 Increased Baseflow(s) (Antidrought); 4.3.5 Increased Short-Term Flow Variability (Hydropeaking); 4.3.6 Nonhydrological Impacts of Flow Regulation Requiring Consideration for Holistic Management of Environmental Water; 4.4 The Importance of Local Factors; 4.5 Conclusion
AcknowledgmentsReferences; 5 Geomorphological Effects of Flow Alteration on Rivers; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 The Role of Geomorphology in Aquatic Ecosystems; 5.3 Common Settings That Influence River Geomorphology; 5.3.1 Vegetation Change; 5.3.2 Urbanization; 5.3.3 Dams; 5.4 Conclusion; Acknowledgments; References; 6 Impacts of Hydrological Alterations on Water Quality; 6.1 Natural and Anthropogenic Drivers of Water Quality; 6.2 Salinity; 6.2.1 Stream Salinity Processes; 6.2.2 Anthropogenic Influences on Stream Salinity; 6.2.3 Management Options to Control Stream Salinity; 6.3 Water Temperature.