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River management: theories and management methods

Aménagement fluvial: théories et méthodes de gestion

Responsible Faculty: Faculty of Geosciences and Environment (FGSE)

Teacher(s): Stuart Lane
Lecturer(s): -

Validity: 2012 -> 2012

No timetable defined.

Practical work

Spring semester
18 hours per semester

Teaching language(s): French
Public: Yes
Credits: 0

Objective

This module should give students an understanding of:

1. Theories of river management, including river restoration.

2. Management methods for both rivers and catchments in relation to mountain river systems with an emphasis upon modelling methods.

Content

1. Theories of management and restoration
2. Examples:
2a. The third correction of the Rhône
2b. The impacts of HEP
3. Management of flooding
4. Management of sediment transfer

Bibliography

Français
Amoros C et Petts G.E. Hydrosystèmes flviaux
Astrade, A. et Bravard, J-P., La Saône en crue : Dynamique d'un hydrosystème anthropisé
Giret, A. Géographie de l'écoulement fluvial
Piégay, H., Pautou, G. et Ruffinoni, C., Les forêts riveraines des cours d'eau
Tanguy, J-M, Traité d'hydraulique environnementale : Volume 1 et Volume 3

Anglais
Downs, P. and Gregory, K. River Channel Management: Towards sustainable catchment hydrosystems
**Gordon, N.D., McMahon, T.A., Finlayson, B.L., Gippel, C.J. and Nathan, R.J., 2004. Stream Hydrology: An introduction for ecologists, Wiley, Blackwell.Knighton, D. Fluvial Forms and Processes: A New Perspective
Knighton, D. Fluvial forms and processes
Newson, M., Land, Water and Development: Sustainable and Adaptive Management of Rivers
Richards, K.S., Rivers: Form and Process in Alluvial Channels
Robert, A. River Processes: An introduction to fluvial dynamics
Rukundo, B. Conservation and Management of River Catchments
Sambrook Smith, G. et al., Braided Rivers: Process, Deposits, Ecology, And Management
Thorne, C.R. et al., 1997.Applied Fluvial Geomorphology for River Engineering and Management
Thorp, J.H. et al., The Riverine Ecosystem Synthesis: New Developments in Aquatic Ecology
Wood, P.J. et al. Hydroecology and Ecohydrology: Past, Present and Future

Programme requirements

fluvial geomorphology

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