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ri·par·i·an

(ri-pār'ē-ăn, rī-),
Pertaining to or inhabiting a river bank.
[L. riparius, fr. ripa, bank]

riparian

pertaining to a river bank.
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This is most likely due to sufficient moisture availability caused by the influence of the water body on the riparian zone.
The purpose of the following stage, modelling, was to estimate the changes in lake water level and groundwater depth in the riparian zone during the exploitation of the dolomite quarry.
At present, most riparian vegetations in rural riparian zone are plantation for timber, which species are very simple, leading to monotonous looks and lower ecological service.
It was collected from the riparian zone of the Brazos River where it was uncommon.
Currently there are greater longitudinal differences, most likely due to the observed clear-cutting of the riparian zone and dredging that has occurred in the headwaters since 1998.
Two (abundance of small trees and riparian zone width) were positively associated with beaver colonies and two (stream gradient and proximity of roads) were negatively associated.
Hill AR, Devito KJ, Campagnolo S, Sanmugadas K (2000) Sub-surface denitrification in a forest riparian zone, interactions between hydrology and supplies of nitrate and organic carbon.
Effects of livestock on riparian zone vegetation in an Australian dryland river.
The DFO was satisfied with the alternate design, and other than improvement of the riparian zone through thoughtful planting, no other habitat compensation was required at project completion.
Partnership studies are exploring these complexities to better describe how the system responds to climate change, groundwater pumping, and riparian zone changes.
Audubon's has successfully reduced the nonpoint source contamination entering Fourche Creek using such techniques as stream bank stabilization, riparian zone management, storm water detention and reforestation.
Along the banks of the local rivers, the riparian zone between the water and land is usually a very diverse area.