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riparian

adj. referring to the banks of a river or stream. (See: riparian rights)

riparian

pertaining to the bank of a river.
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The richness was significantly lower in the riparian zone of a soft-water eutrophic lake (site J) (11 [+ or -] 0.
Site Size (ha) Elevation (m) Width of riparian zone (m) A 18.
2) For the river without levee, we take the zone, near the river, being different from surrounding land-use as the riparian zone.
honey mesquite; TAC 4380) occurred in a fence line on the margin of the riparian zone of the Brazos River.
One group of species, not strongly associated with the cloud forest, is found exclusively in the riparian zones below 2600m composed primarily of Guzmania species (Guzmania besseae, G.
However, minimal alteration of the riparian zone in Madison County has occurred since 1998.
Although the beetles have munched away miles of tamarisk, it's impossible to predict where the bugs will go, says Stacy Kolegas, executive director of the Tamarisk Coalition, a nonprofit dedicated to restoring riparian zones.
Segments with lowest scores lacked a forested riparian zone and provided little winter food after crops were harvested.
Coastal fog and shading by old-growth redwood trees in the riparian zone of the lower basin (within Redwood National Park) contribute to the cooling trend there.
Cooper AB (1990) NiWate depletion in the riparian zone and stream channel of a small headwater catchment.
tanasi in the Little River had few macrophytes, little silt, and a predominantly intact riparian zone.