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Title: The effects of water resources management on the rivers Bure, Wensum and Nar in North Norfolk : Final project report to the National Rivers Authority. July 1994
Author: R.R. Boar
Author: D.H. Lister
Author: K.M. Hiscock
Author: F.M.L. Green
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
The full title of the project is The Relationship between Water Resources Management and the Ecology and Hydrology of North Norfolk Rivers. The project has a strong emphasis on applied research and its aims are specific to the non-tidal reaches of the Rivers Wensum, Bure and Nar in north Norfolk. The study Rivers, and also their tributaries, are shown in red on the introductory map. Funding for the work has come entirely from the National Rivers Authority (NRA) and this final Report is made to the Water Resources section of the NRAs Anglian Region. The long-term aim of the NRA is to determine natural and artificial influences on the flow characteristics, water quality and ecology of the study Rivers. An important objective within this is to identify and investigate significant relationships between water resources management and ecological change. The NRAs major purpose in commissioning this study was to investigate claims of long-term ecological change in the study Rivers. This project has therefore, where possible, identified historical changes in biology and established the most likely causes of such change.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1994
Publication Place: Norwich
Subject Keywords: RiversWater resourcesEnvironmental impactLand useDrainageWater abstractionAgricultural pollutionWater qualityChannels (geography)River corridor surveysFlow rateMacroinvertebratesFishery surveysEnvironmental planningBMWPErosion
Geographic Keywords: WensumNorfolkNarBure (Norfolk)Broadland Rivers catchment
Extent: 123; + figures and appendices
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:2954
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