Special Issue "Environmental Flows Determination and Monitoring with Hydraulic Habitat Models"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 January 2019).
Hydraulic habitat simulation models were designed for the purpose of quantitative determination of environmental flows that consider the needs of aquatic fauna in rivers and streams. In the past 50 years, the modelling techniques were significantly developed, but expectations associated with model utility also increased. Nowadays, the tools are expected to be applicable across a range of spatial and temporal scales and protect entire aquatic communities, while being inexpensive as well as easy to use in administrative and legal environments. Addressing these challenges is the focus of this volume. We invite papers that present most recent developments in habitat modelling, supported by real life case studies. Particularly, we are looking for papers describing: 1) applications for hydropower development, water withdrawals, other industrial and municipal uses; 2) applications at regional as well as at site-specific scales; 3) cross-scale applications; 4) taking spatial, temporal, and biological variability into account; 5) addressing boundary conditions (e.g., water chemistry, food availability, climate change predictions, multimodels); 6) incorporating geomorphological variability and dynamics; 7) remote sensing; and 8) monitoring schemes
Prof. Piotr Parasiewicz
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- instream flows
- community habitat
- river dynamics
- rivers and streams
- physical habitat models