A new approach to determining environmental flow requirements : sustaining the natural values of floodplains of the southern Murray-Darling Basin

@inproceedings{Peake2011ANA,
  title={A new approach to determining environmental flow requirements : sustaining the natural values of floodplains of the southern Murray-Darling Basin},
  author={Paul Peake and James Fitzsimons and Doug Frood and Mel Mitchell and Naomi Withers and Matt White and Rick Webster},
  year={2011}
}
Large overbank flood events play an important role in maintaining largescale ecological processes and connectivity along and across the floodplains and between the rivers and their floodplains in the southern Murray-Darling Basin. However, the regulation of rivers means that extensive overbank flooding can only occur in the rare circumstance of extreme flood events. Recent environmental water allocations have focussed on the largest floodplain blocks (‘icon’ sites) and a small set of specific… CONTINUE READING