The waters of the Waikato: ecology of New Zealand's longest river / editors Kevin J Collier, David P Hamilton, WN (Bill) Vant, Clive Howard-Williams.

Contributor(s): Collier, Kevin J. (NIWA. Hamilton) | Hamilton, David P. (University of Waikato, Centre for Biodiversity and Ecology Research. Hamilton) | Vant, William N. (Environment Waikato) | Howard-Williams, Clive O. (NIWA. Christchurch) | Waikato (N.Z.). Regional Council (1989-1992) | University of Waikato. Centre for Biodiversity and Ecology Research.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: [Hamilton, N.Z.] : Environment Waikato and the Centre for Biodiversity and Ecology Research, 2010Description: xii, 308 p. : ill., maps, photos, plates ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9780958294058.Report number: NPP1C 1008Subject(s): WAIKATO RIVER | NEW ZEALAND | WATER SUPPLY | CASE STUDIES | MANAGEMENT | POWER GENERATION | WATER QUALITY | EUTROPHICATION | WEEDS | HYDROLOGY | CATCHMENTSHoldings: GRETA POINT: 556.53(931.215) WAT
Contents:
Preface – Key to Maori terms – Chapters: Part 1 - Background – 1. Geography and history / Kevin J Collier, Erina M Watene-Rawiri & John D McCraw – 2. River management / David A Speirs, Dave G Allen, Rachel M Kelleher, Michael D Lake, Alicia N Marchant, Katie A Mayes, Erina M Watene-Rawiri & Ben J Wilson. -- Part 2 - Physicochemical conditions – 3. Flow regime and water use / Edmund J Brown. – 4. Water temperature and mixing / JC (Kit) Rutherford – 5. Sediment regime: sources, transport and changes in the riverbed / D Murray Hicks & Reece B Hill. – 6. Water quality / WN (Bill) Vant. -- Part 3 - River biology – 7. Plankton / David P Hamilton & Ian C Duggan. – 8. Native macrophytes and aquatic weeds / Paul D Champion & John S Clayton. – 9. Macroinvertebrates / Kevin J Collier & Ian D Hogg. – 10. Native fish / Bruno O David & David A Speirs – 11. Introduced fish / Brendan J Hicks, Nicholas Ling & Ben J Wilson. – 12. Bird-life / Paul M Sagar. -- Part 4 - Connected ecosystems – 13. Lowland lakes / David P Hamilton, WN (Bill) Vant & Keri A Neilson. – 14. Lowland wetlands and floodplains / Catherine M Beard. -- Part 5 - Epilogue – 15. The River: past, present and future / Clive Howard-Williams, WN (Bill) Vant, Kevin J Collier & David P. Hamilton.
Summary: A case study of an iconic New Zealand river. It is of great cultural and spiritual significance, has considerable economic and recreational value, and provides a place to live for a wide variety of plants and animals. This book tells a story of this rivergass physical and chemical environment and the life it supports, from the turbulent blue waters at the outlet of New Zealandgass largest lake down to the tidal waters of the river delta. It is a contemporary synthesis of current scientific knowledge of the river, and will provide a reference for river managers, policy makers, students and the interested public.
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"with 57 tables, 67 figures (including black and white photos) and a 20-page centre spread of colour plates."

Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapter.

Preface – Key to Maori terms – Chapters: Part 1 - Background – 1. Geography and history / Kevin J Collier, Erina M Watene-Rawiri & John D McCraw – 2. River management / David A Speirs, Dave G Allen, Rachel M Kelleher, Michael D Lake, Alicia N Marchant, Katie A Mayes, Erina M Watene-Rawiri & Ben J Wilson. -- Part 2 - Physicochemical conditions – 3. Flow regime and water use / Edmund J Brown. – 4. Water temperature and mixing / JC (Kit) Rutherford – 5. Sediment regime: sources, transport and changes in the riverbed / D Murray Hicks & Reece B Hill. – 6. Water quality / WN (Bill) Vant. -- Part 3 - River biology – 7. Plankton / David P Hamilton & Ian C Duggan. – 8. Native macrophytes and aquatic weeds / Paul D Champion & John S Clayton. – 9. Macroinvertebrates / Kevin J Collier & Ian D Hogg. – 10. Native fish / Bruno O David & David A Speirs – 11. Introduced fish / Brendan J Hicks, Nicholas Ling & Ben J Wilson. – 12. Bird-life / Paul M Sagar. -- Part 4 - Connected ecosystems – 13. Lowland lakes / David P Hamilton, WN (Bill) Vant & Keri A Neilson. – 14. Lowland wetlands and floodplains / Catherine M Beard. -- Part 5 - Epilogue – 15. The River: past, present and future / Clive Howard-Williams, WN (Bill) Vant, Kevin J Collier & David P. Hamilton.

A case study of an iconic New Zealand river. It is of great cultural and spiritual significance, has considerable economic and recreational value, and provides a place to live for a wide variety of plants and animals. This book tells a story of this rivergass physical and chemical environment and the life it supports, from the turbulent blue waters at the outlet of New Zealandgass largest lake down to the tidal waters of the river delta. It is a contemporary synthesis of current scientific knowledge of the river, and will provide a reference for river managers, policy makers, students and the interested public.

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