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Let the Water Do the Work: Induced Meandering, an Evolving Method for Restoring Incised Channels
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Let the Water Do the Work: Induced Meandering, an Evolving Method for Restoring Incised Channels (Paperback)

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Let the Water Do the Work is an important contribution to riparian restoration. By "thinking like a creek," one can harness the regenerative power of floods to reshape stream banks and rebuild floodplains along gullied stream channels. Induced Meandering is an artful blend of the natural sciences - geomorphology, hydrology and ecology - which govern channel forming processes. Induced Meandering directly challenges the dominant paradigm of river and creek stabilization by promoting the intentional erosion of selected banks while fostering deposition of eroded materials on an evolving floodplain. The river self-heals as the growth of native riparian vegetation accelerates the meandering process.



Not all stream channel types are appropriate for Induced Meandering, yet the Induced Meandering philosophy of "going with the flow" can inform all stream restoration projects. Induced meandering strives to understand rivers as timeless entities governed by immutable rules serving their watersheds, setting their own timetables, and coping with their own realities as they carry mountains grain by grain to the sea.



Anyone with an interest in natural resource management in these uncertain times should read this book and put these ideas to work.

Natural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentManagement of land & natural resourcesDrought & water supplyScience & MathematicsEarth sciencesHydrology & the hydrosphere Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing Co Publication Date: 02/06/2014 ISBN-13: 9781603585699  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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