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GEOG5670M
Module Reading List

Issues and Skills for River Basin Dynamics and Management, 2017/18, Semester 1
Dr Jonathan Carrivick
j.l.carrivick@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

The hydrology of the UK : a study of change (2000) edited by Mike Acreman in association with the British Hydrological Society, London Routledge.

Arnell, N. W. (1996) Global warming, river flows and water resources Wiley, Chichester.

Arnell, N.W. (2004) Climate-change impacts on river flows in Britain: The UKCIP02 Scenarios, Water and environmental management. 18(2) .

Burston, P. and Lewin, K. (2004) Water, Life and Culture: The Water Framework Directive, Water and environmental management. 18(2) Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva ,.

Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (2000) Flood estimation handbook.. CEH, Wallingford

Chave, P. (2001) The EU water framework directive : an introduction.

Dadson, Simon J., Jim W. Hall, Anna Murgatroyd, Mike Acreman, Paul Bates, Keith Beven, Louise Heathwaite et al. "A restatement of the natural science evidence concerning catchment-based ‘natural’flood management in the UK." In Proceedings. Mathematical, physical and engineering sciences. ISSN: 1364-5021, vol. 473, no. 2199, p. 20160706. The Royal Society, 2017.

Dryhouse, G. (2003) Floodplain modelling using HEC-RAS, Published by Haestad Methods. View Online http://www.haestad.com/library/books/fmras/floodplainonlinebook/javascript/wwhelp/wwhimpl/java/html/wwhelp.htm

EA. (2003) River habitat survey in Britain and Ireland : field survey guidance manual.. River Habitat Survey Manual: 2003 version, Environment Agency, 136 pp.

Environment Agency. (2009) Investing for the future – Flood and coastal risk management in England: A longterm investment strategy. Bristol, UK: Environment Agency. http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk/research/library/publications/108673.aspx

Ellis, J.B., D’Arcy, B.J. and Chatfield, P.R. (2002) Sustainable urban drainage systems and catchment planning, Water and environmental management. 16(4), 286-291.

Faulkner, B.L. (2003) Economic design of flood-attenuation reservoirs for urban areas exploiting catchment hydronamics in south-west UK, Water and environmental management. 17(2), 129-132.

Fleming, G. (2002) Flood Risk Management, Learning to Live with Rivers, Thomas Telford Publishing

Garis de, Y., Lutt, N and Tagg, A. (2003) Stakeholder involvement in water-resources planning, Water and environmental management., 17(1), 54-58.

Holden, J. (2005) Quaternary environmental change. In Holden J. (ed) An introduction to physical geography and the environment. Pearson Education, Harlow. >

Holden, J. (2005) Peatland hydrology and carbon cycling: why small-scale process matters.  Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. A, Mathematical, physical and engineering sciences. 363, 2891-2913  doi:10.1098/rsta.2005.1671

Janes, Victoria J., Robert C. Grabowski, Jenny Mant, Deonie Allen, J. L. Morse, and Heather Haynes. "The Impacts of Natural Flood Management Approaches on In‐Channel Sediment Quality." River research and applications. ISSN: 1535-1459; 1535-1467 (online) 33, no. 1 (2017): 89-101.

Lane, Stuart N. "Natural flood management." Wiley interdisciplinary reviews. Water. ISSN: 2049-1948 4, no. 3 (2017).

Lane, S, N. Tayefi, V., Reid, S.C.,  Yu, D. and  Hardy, R.J. (2007) Interactions between sediment delivery, channel change, climate change and flood risk in a temperate upland environment. Earth surface processes and landforms. 32, 429-446.

Lankford, B.A. (2003) Environmental water requirements: a demand management perspective, Water and environmental management., 17(1), 19-22.

Limpens, J., Berendse, F., Blodau, C., Canadell, P., Freeman, C., Holden, J., Roulet, N. Rydin, H., Schaepman-Strub, G. (2008) Peatlands and the carbon cycle: from local processes to global implications - a synthesis. Biogeosciences. 5, 1475-1491.

Mascaren, F.C.B., Toda, K. and Minguez. M.G. (2005), Flood risk simulation,

Nawaz, N. R., Adeloye, A. J. and Montaseri, M. (1999) Impact of climate change on storage-yield curves for multi-reservoir systems, Nordic Hydrology, 30(2), 129-146. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Mascaren, F.C.B., Toda, K. and Minguez. M.G. 2005, Flood risk simulation

McMahon, T.A. and Adeloye, A. J. Water resources yield, Water Resources Publications, LLC

Penning-Roswell, E.C. and Green, C, (2000) New insights into the appraisal of flood-alleviation benefits: (1) flood damage and flood loss information, Water and environmental management., 14(5), 347-353.

Penning-Roswell, E.C. and Green, C, (2000) New insights into the appraisal of flood-alleviation benefits: (1) flood damage and flood loss information, Water and environmental management., 14(5), 354-362.

Penning-Roswell, E.C., Tunstall, S.M., Tapsell, Tunstall, B.A. and D.J.Parker, (2000) The Benefits of flood warnings: Real but elusive, and politically significant. Water and environmental management., 14(1), 7-14.

Pitt, M. 2008. Learning lessons from the 2007 floods [electronic resource] : an independent review: by Sir Michael Pitt. London, UK: Government Cabinet Office.

Roni, P. (2005) Monitoring stream and watershed restoration, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Sattle, USA, Publisher American Fisheries Society, ISBN: 0851999077, 350pp

Soulsby, C., Gibbons, C.N. and T. Robins. (1999) Inter-Basin Water Transfers and Drought Management in Kielder/Derwent System, Water and environmental management., 13(3), 213-223.

Strategic water planning for south east England: preparing for proposed development (2003), Carroll, B A, Water science and technology. a Journal of the International Association on Water Pollution Research, 48(10), 9-16.

Talks, C., Weatherly, N. and Frake, A. (2004) The state of England's chalk rivers [electronic resource], Pub. No. GEHO0704BH00-E-P, Environment Agency.
The summary of report on the condition of chalk rivers (PDF document) – http://adlib.everysite.co.uk/resources/000/057/268/Summary_chalk_rivers.pdf

Tchiguirinskaia, Ioulia (Editor), Frontiers in flood research = Le point de la recherche sur les crues, Thein, KNN and Hubert, P. IAHS Publication 305 (June 2006)

Tunstall, S.M.; McCarthy, S. and Faulkner, H. 2009. Flood risk management and planning policy in a time of policy transition: The case of the Wapshott Road planning inquiry, Surrey, England. Journal of Flood Risk Management 2(3): 159 ‐ 169. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Watson, N. 2005. The management of British rivers. In Owen, S.; Pooley, C.; Folkard, A.; Park, C.; Clark, G. and Watson, N. (Eds), Rivers and the British landscape, pp. 169 ‐ 192. Lancaster, UK: Carnegie Press.

Watson, N., Deeming, H., and Treffney, R., 2009. Beyond bureaucracy? Assessing institutional change in the governance of water in England. Water Alternatives, 2 (3). http://www.water-alternatives.org/index.php

Webster et al. (2001) Development, flood risk and the urban environment: experiences from the River Tame, Water and environmental management., 15(3), 167-173.

Zaidman, M.D. and Keller, V., Young, A.R. and Wall, A. (2003) Adapting low-flow frequency analysis for use with short-period records, Water and environmental management. 17(2), 74-79.

River Habitats

Agate, E. and Brooks, A. Waterways & wetlands : a practical handbook http://handbooks.btcv.org.uk/handbooks/index/book/87

Brown, A.E. (2000) Conservation objectives & targets for freshwater sites, Water and environmental management., 14(4), 240-245.

EA. 2003. River habitat survey in Britain and Ireland : field survey guidance manual. River Habitat Survey Manual: 2003 version, Environment Agency, 136 pp. (to obtain a copy of the field manual or for more information, please contact the EA at rhs@environment-agency.gov.uk )

Harper, D and Everard, M. 1998. Why should the habitat-level approach underpin holistic river survey and management? Aquatic conservation : marine and freshwater ecosystems. 8 (4): 395-413

Raven, P. J., Boon, P. J., Dawson, F. H., and Ferguson, A. J. D. (1998). Towards an integrated approach to classifying and evaluating rivers in the UK. Aquatic conservation : marine and freshwater ecosystems., 8 (4), 383-393

Raven, P.J., Naura, M., Holmes, N.T.H. and Dawson, F.H. (2000) Healthy river habitats fit for wildlife: deriving the physical dimension, Water and environmental management., 14(4), 235-239.

Roni, P. (2005) Monitoring stream and watershed restoration Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, USA, Publisher American Fisheries Society, 350pp

Tunstall, S.M., Penning-Rowsell, E.C., Tapsell, S.M. and Eden, S.E. (2000) River Restoration: public attitudes and expectations, Water and environmental management., 14 (5), 363-370.

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River Ecosystems

Allan, D.J. & Castillo, M. (2007) Stream ecology : structure and function of running waters. Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands. 436p. [good textbook covering not just biological but also physical and chemical conditions in river systems)

Benda, L., Poff, N.L., Miller, D.M., Dunne, T., Reeves, G.H., Pess, G., & Pollock, M. (2004) The network dynamics hypothesis: How channel networks structure riverine habitats. Bioscience., 54, 413-427 [Rivers as discontinuous networks]

Dudgeon, D., Arthington, A.H., Gessner, M.O., Kawabata, Z., Knowler, D.J., Lévêque, C., Naiman, R.J., Prieur-Richard, A.H., Soto, D., Stiassny, M.L.J., Sullivan, C.A., 2006. Freshwater biodiversity: Importance, threats, status and conservation challenges. Biological reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society. 81: 163–182. [overview of aquatic biodiversity and threats to it]

Logan, P. & Furse, M. 2002. Preparing for the European Water Framework Directive: making the links between habitat and aquatic biota. Aquatic conservation : marine and freshwater ecosystems. 12: 425–437 [Introduction to the WFD]

Naiman, R. J., H. Décamps, and P. A. Bisson. 2000. Riparian ecology and management in the Pacific coastal rain forest. Bioscience. 50:996-1011.

Poff, N. L. 1997. Landscape filters and species traits: towards mechanistic understanding and prediction in stream ecology. Journal of the North American Benthological Society. 16:391-409. [scaling and prediction in aquatic ecology]

Rice, S.P., Greenwood, M.T., & Joyce, C.B. (2001) Tributaries, sediment sources, and the longitudinal organisation of macroinvertebrate fauna along river systems. Canadian journal of fisheries and aquatic sciences., 58: 824-840 [Influence of tributaries on longitudinal patterns/processes]

Robinson, C. T., K. Tockner, and J. V. Ward. 2002. The fauna of dynamic riverine landscapes. Freshwater biology.47:661-677. [Review paper]

Rosi Marshall, E.J. & Wallace, B. (2002) Invertebrate food webs along a stream resource gradient. Freshwater biology., 47, 129-141. [River continuum evaluation]

Tockner, K., Pusch, M., Gessner, J. & Wolter, C. 2011. Domesticated ecosystems and novel communities: challenges for the management of large rivers. Ecohydrology & hydrobiology. 11: 167-174. http://www.igb-berlin.de/IGB-Publikationen/Tockner_2011_j_EH.pdf [Overview of how humans have domesticated river ecosystems]

Vannote, R.L., Minshall, G.W., Cummins, K.W., Sedell, J.R., & Cushing, C.E. 1980. The river continuum concept. Canadian journal of fisheries and aquatic sciences. 37: 130-137 [RCC original paper]

Ward, J. V. 1989. The four-dimensional nature of lotic ecosystems. Journal of the North American Benthological Society. 8: 2-8.

Ward, J. V., K. Tockner, D. B. Arscott, and C. Claret. 2002. Riverine landscape diversity. Freshwater biology.47:517-540.

Ward, J. V., K. Tockner, U. Uehlinger, and F. Malard. 2001. Understanding natural patterns and processes in river corridors as the basis for effective river restoration. Regulated rivers : research and management. 17:311-323.

Wiens, J. A. 2002. Riverine landscapes: taking landscape ecology into the water. Freshwater biology.47:501-515.

This list was last updated on 25/07/2017