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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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Not all riparian areas transmit groundwater to streams so it is important to be able to identify those areas where this is most likely to occur,' Hunter says.
19) These regulated riparian statutes--often adopted in response to scarcity concerns (20)--envision a rationalized, administrative approach to water rights allocation.
Centre, Clinton -- Native Creations Landscape Services, $94,750, for approximately 16 acres of multi-functional riparian forest buffers along waterways in the West Branch Susquehanna River watershed.
Building on riparian land and failing to unclog drainage are two species of impunity that must be stopped at once.
Keywords: Agriculture, avian conservation, Midwest, Neotropical migrants, riparian width
This study provided a baseline data set by which future changes in the specific floristic characteristics (species composition, structure, cover and density) of the riparian vegetation surrounding the pans can be monitored.
In the contemporary situation, these riparian countries need to have cooperative and sound competitive concerted and coordinated actions.
In California, habitat programs designed to enhance wetland and riparian ecosystems have included the Natural Resources Conservation Service's (NRCS) Wetlands Reserve Program and U.
Historically, riparian plant communities in the arid and semiarid western United States were dominated by native willow (Salix) and cottonwood (Populus) trees (Webb et al.
The topics covered in these reports and discussed during the riparian meetings include dam safety, water management and reservoir operation, economic and financial analysis, implementation and risks, environmental and social impacts, impact on riparian countries, analysis of alternatives, and others.
Evidence exists to suggest the abundance of emerged aquatic prey may be the chief factor dictating spider distributions at these ecotones, whereas other variables, most notably riparian vegetation, exert relatively little influence (Iwata, 2007).
Unfortunately, damage caused by environmental crimes, have long-term implications, such as in the case of encroachment and destruction of riparian zones (buffer zones) to which environmental laws have nothing to do [18].