River restoration concepts — goals and perspectives

@article{Muhar1995RiverRC,
  title={River restoration concepts — goals and perspectives},
  author={Susanne Muhar and S. Schmutz and Mathias Jungwirth},
  journal={Hydrobiologia},
  year={1995},
  volume={303},
  pages={183-194}
}
An analysis of restoration projects carried out both in Austria and abroad shows that most projects are limited to design measures within the river bed with the general intention to increase habitat diversity. The various measures are not based on the type-specific characteristics of the river and thus there is a danger of creating uniform restoration stretches, independent of the specific landscape area, river morphology, discharge regime or site specific biocoenoses. Such proceeding lacks in… CONTINUE READING

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