Integrated washland management for flood defence and biodiversity

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dc.contributor.author Morris, Joe -
dc.contributor.author Hess, Tim M. -
dc.contributor.author Gowing, D. J. -
dc.contributor.author Leeds-Harrison, P. B. -
dc.contributor.author Bannister, N. -
dc.contributor.author Vivash, R. M. -
dc.contributor.author Wade, M. -
dc.date.accessioned 2011-10-12T23:03:51Z
dc.date.available 2011-10-12T23:03:51Z
dc.date.issued 2003-01-01T00:00:00Z -
dc.identifier.citation Morris, J., Hess, T.M., Gowing, D.J., Leeds-Harrison, P.B., Bannister, N., Wade, M. and Vivash, R.M. (2004). Integrated Washland Management for Flood Defence and Biodiversity. Paper given at 38th Defra Flood and Coastal Management Conference, Keele University, 16-18th July, 2003. Cranfield University at Silsoe, Bedfordshire, UK. 2003 -
dc.identifier.uri http://dspace.lib.cranfield.ac.uk/handle/1826/1208
dc.description.abstract A combination of reform of agricultural policy, changing priorities in the countryside, growing commitment to protect and enhance biodiversity, and concerns about increased flood risk in lowlands have drawn attention to the potential contribution that managed washlands can make to deliver benefits to biodiversity and flood management. In this context, and with funding from Defra and English Nature, the study reported here1 set out to determine the scope for simultaneously achieving flood management and biodiversity objectives, and how this might be achieved in practice. The broad purpose is to inform policy on washland creation and management, including mechanisms for implementation if deemed appropriate. en_UK
dc.title Integrated washland management for flood defence and biodiversity en_UK
dc.type Conference paper -


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