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Memorias de investigación
Tesis:
Riparian woodland responses to flow alteration gradients downstream of dams
Año:2010
Áreas de investigación
  • Protección del medio ambiente,
  • Hidrología,
  • Geomorfología
Datos
Descripción
This thesis addresses jointly hydrology and stream ecology aware of the strong two-way dependence between them, with a special emphasis on the response of woody riparian vegetation to the altered flow regime. It first explores the relationships between the physical characteristics and different flow regimes present in a large heterogeneous Mediterranean basin. Subsequently, it analyzes how the riparian ecosystem is affected by flow modifications by examining its similarities to the pre-regulation conditions with increasing downstream position and decreasing hydrologic alteration from a dam. It also looks into possible influential factors on the longitudinal process of hydrologic effects, both within the physical environment and biota. This is done by examining the changes in woody vegetation attributes after damming along two regulated river systems, one Mediterranean and the other Boreal.
Internacional
Si
ISBN
Tipo de Tesis
Doctoral
Calificación
Sobresaliente cum laude
Fecha
20/12/2010
Esta actividad pertenece a memorias de investigación
Participantes
  • Director: Marta Gonzalez del Tanago Del Rio (UPM)
  • Director: Miguel Marchamalo Sacristan (UPM)
Grupos de investigación, Departamentos, Centros e Institutos de I+D+i relacionados
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Hidrobiología
  • Departamento: Ingeniería y Morfología del Terreno
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