Ecosystem Services and River Basin Ecohydrology by Luis ChicharoEcosystem Services and River Basin Ecohydrology by Luis Chicharo

Ecosystem Services and River Basin Ecohydrology

byLuis ChicharoEditorFelix Müller, Nicola Fohrer

Hardcover | July 30, 2015

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This book provides an integrated analysis of the methodologies and main processes occurring at the entire river basin, from upstream until the coast, by merging the biological and hydrological processes with the social and economic components, thus providing an integrated framework for river basin management, integrating the ecohydrology approach with the ecosystem services concept.
Title:Ecosystem Services and River Basin EcohydrologyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:341 pagesPublished:July 30, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401798451

ISBN - 13:9789401798457

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction.- 2. The basic ideas of the ecosystem service concept.- 3. Cultural Services in Aquatic Ecosystems.- 4. The importance of hyporheic zone processes on ecological functioning and solute transport of streams and rivers.- 5. Marine and coastal ecosystems: delivery of goods and services, through sustainable use and conservation.- 6. Terrestrial ecosystem services in river basins: An overview and an assessment framework.- 7. Quantifying, modelling and mapping ecosystem services in watersheds.- 8. A methodology for quantifying and mapping ecosystem services provided by watersheds.- 9. Assessing the impact of land-use changes on providing hydrological ecosystem functions (ESF) and services (ESS) - a case-study experience based conceptual framework.- 10. Valuation of ecosystem services regarding the Water Framework Directive on the example of the Jahna river catchment in Saxony (Germany).- 11. Water-related ecosystem services - the case study of regulating ecosystem services in the Kielstau basin, Germany.- 12. Aquatic Ecosystem services and Management in East Africa: the Tanzania case.- 13. Coastal watershed ecosystem services management in West Africa: Case of Ghana and Nigeria.- 14. Management of agriculture to preserve environmental values of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia.- 15. Ecohydrology: a new approach to old problems for sustainable management of aquatic ecosystem of Bangladesh for ecosystem service provision.- 16. Ecosystem services in estuarine systems: implications for management.