European Progress on river Renaturalisationby Richard D. Hey, (M.ASCE),
Abstract: Most restoration projects in Europe have been designed to maximise species richness with little regard for channel stability. To recreate a sustainable natural channel it is necessary to i) determine the stability, morphology and geotechnical characteristics of the river, ii) develop a soft engineering design based on the survey data, and iii) evaluate the stability of the design.
Subject Headings: Sustainable development | Rivers and streams | Hydraulic design | Channel stabilization | High-rise buildings | Geotechnical engineering | Ecological restoration | Geomatic surveys | Europe
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