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Heavily Modified Water Bodies

Synthesis of 34 Case Studies in Europe

Hardcover Published: 8th July 2004
ISBN: 9783540210856
Number Of Pages: 321

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This book is the result of a European project on heavily modified water bodies, carried out in the context of the Common Implementation Strategy of the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD). It presents and synthesises the results of thirty-four European case studies on the identification and designation of heavily modified water bodies. Emphasis is placed on the particular methods used in the case studies in the process of identification and designation, and further research needs are identified. The contents of this book have served as the basis for the production of the agreed European Guidance on artificial and heavily modified water bodies to be used by practitioners in the implementation of the WFD.

Introduction
Guidance on Heavily Modified and Artificial Water Bodies
Selection of Case Studies
Identification of Water Bodies
Uses, Physical Alterations and Impacts to Hydromorphology
Ecological Status
Provisional Identification of Water Bodies as Heavily Modified
Designation of Heavily Modified Water Bodies
Definition of Maximum Ecological Potential
Definition of Good Ecological Potential
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ISBN: 9783540210856
ISBN-10: 3540210857
Series: International and European Environmental Policy Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 321
Published: 8th July 2004
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.44