Visit our Christmas Gift Finder
Click & Collect from 2 Hours*
Free Delivery to UK Shops
Free UK Standard Delivery On all orders £20 and over Free Delivery to UK Shops Local shops and expert booksellers nationwide Free Click & Collect to UK shops From 2 hours of your order*
The Drava River: Environmental Problems and Solutions - Springer Geography (Paperback)
  • The Drava River: Environmental Problems and Solutions - Springer Geography (Paperback)
zoom

The Drava River: Environmental Problems and Solutions - Springer Geography (Paperback)

(editor)
£119.99
Paperback 399 Pages / Published: 03/01/2019
  • We can order this

Usually dispatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
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.

Publisher: Springer Nature Switzerland AG
ISBN: 9783030065232
Number of pages: 399
Weight: 845 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 201


MEDIA REVIEWS


"The book intensively discusses topics like flood storage, local climate regulation, water-sport possibilities, and revitalisation of traditional forms of agriculture, including the reintroduction and local processing of old fruit species." (Tibor Jozsef Novak, Hungarian Geographical Bulletin, Vol. 68 (1), 2019)

You may also be interested in...

Coral Reef Guide Red Sea
Added to basket
The Great Barrier Reef
Added to basket
£25.00
Hardback
The Seaside Year
Added to basket
From Punt to Plough
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
Lake District Mountain Landscape
Added to basket
Stockport (East) 1897
Added to basket
£3.00
Sheet map, folded
The Moor
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Scarp
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
The Roof at the Bottom of the World
Added to basket
Solent & Island Tidal Streams
Added to basket
The Earth: A Very Short Introduction
Added to basket

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.