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Title: River Wissey investigations : linking hydrology and ecology : executive summary
Author: G.E. Petts
Author: M.A. Bickerton
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
The Wissey is recognised as a Chalk stream of high conservation value. Its ecological characteristics are likely to be adapted to the good year round flows that are typical of such rivers. Concerns have been raised about the sustainability of the Wissey's high biological quality under the pressures of increasing water abstraction but little scientific information exists on the crucial link between hydrology and ecology. This document provides an executive summary for the full length report.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1994
Publication Place: Peterborough
Subject Keywords: Chalk streamsEcologyHydrologyFlow rateFauna
Geographic Keywords: WisseyCam and Ely Ouse catchmentNorfolk
Extent: 14
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:4155
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