Identifying freshwater ecosystems of national importance for biodiversity : criteria, methods and candidate list of nationally important rivers / W. Lindsay Chadderton, Derek J. Brown and R. Theo Stephens.

By: Chadderton, W. Lindsay (William Lindsay).
Contributor(s): Brown, Derek J, 1965- | Stephens, R. Theo, 1952- | New Zealand. Department of Conservation.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Wellington, N.Z. : Department of Conservation, 2004Description: 112 pages : illustrations, maps ; 30 cm.ISBN: 047822589X (pbk.) ; 9780478225891 (pbk.).Subject(s): FRESHWATER ECOLOGY | FRESHWATER BIODIVERSITY | RIVERS | CHECKLISTS | STREAMS | LAKES | SPECIES DIVERSITY | PHYTOPLANKTON | ZOOPLANKTON | MACROPHYTES | ECOLOGY | FAUNA | ENDANGERED ECOSYSTEMS | FISH | ENDANGERED TAXA | NORTH ISLAND | SOUTH ISLAND | NEW ZEALANDHoldings: GRETA POINT: 574.5(28:931) CHA Online resources: NIWA document server | Pages 1-24 online | Pages 25-51 online | Pages 52-63 online | Pages 64-75 online | Pages 76-87 online | Pages 88-99 online | Pages 100-112 online
Contents:
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY -- 1. INTRODUCTION -- 1.1 New Zealand’s natural heritage -- 1.2 Policy context (background) -- 1.3 Process for identifying Waters of National Importance (WONI) -- 2. METHODS -- 2.1 Biogeographic framework -- 2.2 Scale of WONI assessment -- 2.3 Calculating Natural Heritage Value scores -- 2.4 Characterising environment -- 2.5 Determining anthropogenic pressure -- 2.6 Special features -- 2.7 Connectivity/buffering function -- 2.8 Developing a candidate list -- 3. RESULTS -- 3.1 Component variables -- 3.2 Deriving a candidate list -- 3.3 Candidate list of nationally important rivers -- 4. DISCUSSION -- 4.1 Assessment framework -- 4.2 The candidate list of rivers of national importance -- 4.3 Strengths of the WONI assessment -- 4.4 Weaknesses of the WONI assessment -- 5. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- 6. REFERENCES (Combined for main text and Appendix 1 ) -- APPENDIX 1. Candidate list -- Map explanations -- Table layout -- Biogeographic units -- Auckland -- Banks Peninsula -- Bay of Plenty -- Canterbury -- Clutha -- Coromandel -- East Cape -- Fiordland -- Grey-Buller -- Hawke’s Bay -- Manawatu-Wairarapa -- Marlborough -- Mokau -- Motueka-Nelson -- Northland - eastern -- Northland - northern -- Northland - western -- Northwest Nelson-Paparoa -- Otago Peninsula -- Palliser-Kidnappers -- Southland -- Stewart Island -- Taieri -- Taranaki -- Waikato -- Waitaki -- Wanganui-Rangitikei -- Wellington -- Westland.
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574.5(28:931) CHA 1 Available B011147

"Discussion document, December, 2004."

"Prepared ... for the Waters of National Importance sub-project of the Sustainable Development Programme of Action for Freshwater"--Back cover.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 43-47).

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY -- 1. INTRODUCTION -- 1.1 New Zealand’s natural heritage -- 1.2 Policy context (background) -- 1.3 Process for identifying Waters of National Importance (WONI) -- 2. METHODS -- 2.1 Biogeographic framework -- 2.2 Scale of WONI assessment -- 2.3 Calculating Natural Heritage Value scores -- 2.4 Characterising environment -- 2.5 Determining anthropogenic pressure -- 2.6 Special features -- 2.7 Connectivity/buffering function -- 2.8 Developing a candidate list -- 3. RESULTS -- 3.1 Component variables -- 3.2 Deriving a candidate list -- 3.3 Candidate list of nationally important rivers -- 4. DISCUSSION -- 4.1 Assessment framework -- 4.2 The candidate list of rivers of national importance -- 4.3 Strengths of the WONI assessment -- 4.4 Weaknesses of the WONI assessment -- 5. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- 6. REFERENCES (Combined for main text and Appendix 1 ) -- APPENDIX 1. Candidate list -- Map explanations -- Table layout -- Biogeographic units -- Auckland -- Banks Peninsula -- Bay of Plenty -- Canterbury -- Clutha -- Coromandel -- East Cape -- Fiordland -- Grey-Buller -- Hawke’s Bay -- Manawatu-Wairarapa -- Marlborough -- Mokau -- Motueka-Nelson -- Northland - eastern -- Northland - northern -- Northland - western -- Northwest Nelson-Paparoa -- Otago Peninsula -- Palliser-Kidnappers -- Southland -- Stewart Island -- Taieri -- Taranaki -- Waikato -- Waitaki -- Wanganui-Rangitikei -- Wellington -- Westland.

GRETA POINT: 574.5(28:931) CHA

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