Tag Archives: river

Boscastle 2004 revisited

Trev recently visited Boscastle to see how one of England’s best known coastal villages was getting on following a catastrophic flood event in 2004. Continue reading

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Why not spend Valentine’s Day by a river?

It’s Valentine’s Day! Show some love to your river! Continue reading

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Politik

Trev Bond delves into the potentially dangerous world of river management politics. Tread carefully. Continue reading

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Rivers flood

Trev Bond explains that rivers flood, and that this is entirely normal Continue reading

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The geomorphic impact of sluice or weir removal

What happens to a river when you remove a weir or a sluice? Continue reading

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River restoration ‘quick-wins’ – getting the best flow for your florin

It’s not all about Manning’s n and Navier-Stokes. . Trevor Bond explains that a fair amount of good river restoration can be done without a calculator. Continue reading

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River restoration: Part 2 – What you shouldn’t do

Originally posted on The Geography and Environment postgraduate blog:
We’ve seen what you should do in terms of river restoration in our last post. Now, what shouldn’t you do? What are the things that cause river restoration schemes to fail?…

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