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Title: River Glen : river channel assessment : executive summary
Author: G. Petts
Author: I. Maddock
Author: M. Bickerton
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
The River Glen, in common with other catchments, requires management plans to meet river quality objectives and environmental targets. In particular, methods are required to assess biological quality in relation to flow and to distinguish between the effects on biota of the many different factors involved. This project, commissioned by the National Rivers Authority, Anglian Region has two primary aims: i) to develop an approach for assessing the main management influenced and natural factors affecting the flora and fauna of rivers; ii) to apply the approach to the River Glen and to make recommendations as to how the river could be managed to enhance its conservation value and fish stocks, especially in relation to sport fishing. The Report is in two parts. The Main Report describes the approach developed during the Project, illustrates the application of the various methods by reference to the River Glen and concludes by using the results to present recommendations for managing the river. The second part comprises six Annexes and provides a detailed examination of the River Glen catchment. The Annexes are: A) The Database; B) Analysis of NRA Invertebrate Records; C) Hydrological Assessment; D) Channel Substrate Analysis; and E) Physical Habitat Assessment.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1992
Publication Place: Peterborough
Subject Keywords: RiversRiver Quality ObjectivesCatchment basinsBiological monitoringChannels (geography)Assessment
Geographic Keywords: EA AnglianGlen (Lincolnshire)Welland catchment
Extent: 12
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:3275
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