Accession Number : ADA327038

Title :   Hydraulic Impacts of Riparian Vegetation; Summary of the Literature.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS ENVIRONMENTAL LAB

Personal Author(s) : Fischenich, J. C.

PDF Url : ADA327038

Report Date : MAY 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 63

Abstract : Healthy riparian vegetation tends to stabilize streambanks, provides shade that prevents excessive water temperature fluctuations, performs a vital role in nutrient cycling and water quality, improves aesthetic and recreational benefits of a site, and is immensely productive as wildlife habitat. This report summarizes existing techniques for the prediction of resistance coefficients associated with riparian vegetation.

Descriptors :   *IMPACT, *RIVERS, *BANKS(WATERWAYS), *HYDRAULICS, *VEGETATION, NUTRIENTS, WATER QUALITY, HABITATS, BENEFITS, WILDLIFE, RECREATION, STREAMS.

Subject Categories : Ecology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE