Ecological research for the restoration and management of rivers and reservoirs in Japan

@article{Osugi2007EcologicalRF,
  title={Ecological research for the restoration and management of rivers and reservoirs in Japan},
  author={Tomonori Osugi and Shin-ichiro Tate and Koutarou Takemura and Wataru Watanabe and Norio Ogura and Jiro Kikkawa},
  journal={Landscape and Ecological Engineering},
  year={2007},
  volume={3},
  pages={159-170}
}
In Japan the River Law was amended in 1997 to expand the traditional roles of flood control and water supply in river management to include environmental conservation. Two major multidisciplinary research groups were also founded to address the environmental issues arising from the management of rivers and watershed areas in Japan. One called the River… CONTINUE READING