Hydraulic Impacts of Riparian Vegetation; Summary of the Literature.
ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS ENVIRONMENTAL LAB
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Healthy riparian vegetation tends to stabilize streambanks, provides shade that prevents excessive water temperature fluctuations, performs a vital role in nutrient cycling and water quality, improves aesthetic and recreational benefits of a site, and is immensely productive as wildlife habitat. This report summarizes existing techniques for the prediction of resistance coefficients associated with riparian vegetation.