Today, with unprecedented demands on streams and rivers by an exponentially increasing human population, a basic ecological understanding of the structure and dynamics of running waters is essential for formulating sound management and policy decisions. The interface between the science and policy of natural resource management is illustrated by examples from the Pacific coastal ecoregion, including the protection of riparian forest, the marbled murrelet, salmon, and amphibians.10-, O 3 aca o 6- 2 4 FIGURE 6.11. The distribution of microbial biomass carbon ( ugh) and production (ugC/day) per g organic matter (OM) in relation to detrital particle size in surface sediments of the Hudson River estuary, Ln is the naturalanbsp;...
|Title||:||River Ecology and Management|
|Author||:||Robert Naiman, Robert E. Bilby, S. Kantor|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2001-03-01|