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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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Assessing the importance of the riparian zone for stream fish communities in a sugarcane dominated landscape (Piracicaba River Basin, Southeast Brazil).
This is most likely due to sufficient moisture availability caused by the influence of the water body on the riparian zone.
For restorative justice to be an effective tool in riparian zone management, several measures need to be taken such as:
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 is not an easy task to determine the riparian width required to fulfill ecological, geomorphologic and hydrologic functions because the riparian zone is influenced by many aspects, such as slope, climate (rainfall), physiography, soil and vegetation type.
It was collected from the riparian zone of the Brazos River where it was uncommon.
Evaluation of historic aerial photographs indicates clusters created by the Pipe Creek DCA axes scores align with the transition from a recently channelized agricultural ditch with virtually no riparian zone to a recovering stream with variable patches of riparian woody vegetation.
Segments with lowest scores lacked a forested riparian zone and provided little winter food after crops were harvested.
Coastal fog and shading by old-growth redwood trees in the riparian zone of the lower basin (within Redwood National Park) contribute to the cooling trend there.
Cooper AB (1990) NiWate depletion in the riparian zone and stream channel of a small headwater catchment.
The Site encompasses 32 acres, of which about half will be established as a riparian zone, leaving about half as developable.