Prioritizing Riparian Corridors for Water Quality Protection in Urbanizing Watersheds

Prioritizing Riparian Corridors for Water Quality Protection in Urbanizing Watersheds

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Atkinson, S. F., Hunter, B. A., English, A. R. 2010. Prioritizing Riparian Corridors for Water Quality Protection in Urbanizing Watersheds. Journal of Water Resource and Protection. Scientific Research. Volume 2. Pages 675-682

Erosion, Riparian buffer, Streams, Urbanization, Vegetation, Vegetative cover, Water quality, Watershed, Riparian, Prioritization

This paper presents a model for the prioritization of riparian corridor preservation. The model includes five metrics: area contained within a subwatershed, percent of stream length contained within the 100-year floodplain, surface slope, vegetation type, and erosion potential.

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