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Title: Recreation and amenity surveys of identified low flow rivers. Part 1 : survey report
Author: Martin Cooke
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
This is the first part of a two part report in which the effects of reduced river flow of ten tributaries of the River Thames on recreation and amenity are examined. The examination was done by means of a physical river survey and conversations with NRA staff, BCU access officers and local authority officers. The Recreation and Amenity surveys are part of a project during which ten identified low flow rivers were examined by each of the NRA functions within the region. The surveys were required in order to assess the impact of low flow upon the areas of NRA work. Following the surveys it was then possible to apply the Scott Wilson Kirkpatrick (SWK) "Recreation and Amenity" Parameters (L3 and L4) to the rivers. The results from the surveys were applied to the rivers to produce a resultant score which would then form part of the basis of an overall assessment of the rivers.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1993
Publication Place: Reading
Subject Keywords: River levelFlow rateRiversSurveysRecreation
Geographic Keywords: Thames
Extent: 67
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:3646
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