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The Drava River: Environmental Problems and Solutions

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The Drava River: Environmental Problems and Solutions
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The Drava River: Environmental Problems and Solutions

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Author(s)Dénes Lóczy
Year2019
Pages397
LanguageEnglish
FormatPDF
Size15 MB
PublisherSpringer
ISBN3030065235, 978-3030065232, 9783319928159, 978-3319928159, 3319928155, B07G2ZMFLB

This monograph summarizes the environmental issues concerning the channel and the floodplain of the Drava River. It describes the diverse forms of human impact (river regulation, damming and reservoirs, dredging etc.) and the environmental changes of hydrological regime, sediment transport, biodiversity etc. involved.

The transboundary nature of the river is emphasized and the resulting problems are outlined. Special attention is devoted to the evolution and present condition of the floodplain (drainage pattern, oxbow lakes and their vegetation). The possible solutions to environmental problems are illustrated by a review of ongoing and planned rehabilitation measures.

The book is amply illustrated with maps, cross/sections, diagrams and photographs. The international team of authors (representing all countries crossed by the Drava River: Austria, Slovenia, Croatia and Hungary) approach the topic from different aspects. Thus, the reader is provided with a comprehensive picture of this, up until now, little studied European river.