Wetland hydrology management in Australia

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Abstract

Changes to the hydrologic regime of wetlands is a vital factor affecting the natural diversity and conservation values of wetlands. The management of wetland hydrology thus forms an integral part of wetland management. This paper describes current practices in the management of natural wetlands in Australia. Discussions will focus on the process involved in developing a water management strategy for natural wetlands, addressing the many issues related to wetland identification and value assessment, definition of wetland hydrologic and hydraulic characteristics, establishment of their water requirements and the development of appropriate structural and non-structural measures to facilitate delivery of the required water.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the Symposium on Engineering Hydrology
PublisherPubl by ASCE
Pages156-161
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)087262921X
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1993
EventProceedings of the Symposium on Engineering Hydrology - San Francisco, United States of America
Duration: 25 Jul 199330 Jul 1993

Conference

ConferenceProceedings of the Symposium on Engineering Hydrology
CountryUnited States of America
CitySan Francisco
Period25/07/9330/07/93

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