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This one-quarter introductory program will focus on the physics, economics, and politics of river restoration. We will approach our learning through a variety of modes including hands-on physics labs, lectures, workshops, some group work, and weekly seminars on a variety of related topics. It will examine the construction and removal of dams; energy generation and use; and fluid dynamics. We will also explore the economic and political issues of construction and dam removal. Created by Rebecca Sunderman (sundermrgreen. Last Updated on 3-31-08. Contact Sunderman Contact Landram Academic Program Pages.
This book tells the story of America's rivers and their renaissance . The politics of river restoration demonstrates how strong grassroots movements can challenge entrenched powers and win. Through passion and dedication, ordinary people are reclaiming the American landscape, forming a river republic of concerned citizens from all backgrounds and sectors of society.
Physics, Profits, and Politics of River Restoration Spring 2008: Day-One Packet General Information Welcome to Physics, Profits, and Politics of River Restoration (P3Rivers). We are excited and enthusiastic to work with you in exploring the complex relationships between science, economics, public policy, and social justice in our study of river restoration.
Stream restoration or river restoration, also sometimes referred to as river reclamation, describes work conducted to improve the environmental health of a river or stream, in support of biodiversity, recreation.
Stream restoration or river restoration, also sometimes referred to as river reclamation, describes work conducted to improve the environmental health of a river or stream, in support of biodiversity, recreation, flood management and/or landscape development
We examined 119 river restoration projects that were implemented in Europe between 1989 and 2016; during the . Using a regional political ecology lens, this paper explores emerging geographies and politics of a postnatural ecomodernist turn in mainstream environmentalism.
We examined 119 river restoration projects that were implemented in Europe between 1989 and 2016; during the collection of data, some of the projects were still ongoing. Based upon the collected data we observed that the number of river restoration projects has been increasing since 1989, which expresses society’s growing interest in improving the quality of aquatic environments. We examine the unfolding case of ecological restoration and renewable energy development at Southern California’s Salton Sea.
River restoration can be very expensive, and yet its scientific foundations are often weak or of questionable validity . Our knowledge about the temporal extent of river ecosystem recovery from degradation, although improving, is still limited (.
River restoration can be very expensive, and yet its scientific foundations are often weak or of questionable validity (Friberg et a. 2011; Woodward et a. 2010b). the ultimate goal of tation measures) and its deviance from the ecological status prior to degradation.
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