Attributes of an alluvial river and their relation to water policy and management.

  title={Attributes of an alluvial river and their relation to water policy and management.},
  author={William J. Trush and S M McBain and L B Leopold},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  volume={97 22},
Rivers around the world are being regulated by dams to accommodate the needs of a rapidly growing global population. These regulatory efforts usually oppose the natural tendency of rivers to flood, move sediment, and migrate. Although an economic benefit, river regulation has come at unforeseen and unevaluated cumulative ecological costs. Historic and contemporary approaches to remedy environmental losses have largely ignored hydrologic, geomorphic, and biotic processes that form and maintain… CONTINUE READING

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