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How do we use wood in river management?

The presence of in-stream wood in rivers is a fairly complex and chaotic management issue. It’s not neat and tidy and to a degree wood in a channel is unpredictable, both in its effects and its behaviour. Wood moves around … Continue reading

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Logjams during floods

A lot of my research work at University of Southampton is related to the effects logjams in rivers have on flood behaviour. The recent heavy rain and flooding in the South provided me with an opportunity to get out into … Continue reading

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