River Meander Zones and Floodplain Reconnectionby David A. Bella, (M.ASCE),
Peter C. Klingeman, (M.ASCE),
Hiram W. Li,
Abstract: A natural disturbance regime concept is described for understanding ecosystem changes due to human activities. Re-establishment of river meander zones is proposed as an application of this concept to reconnect rivers with their floodplains and provide healthier ecosystems.
Subject Headings: Rivers and streams | Ecosystems | Flood plains | Human factors
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