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Courses / Modules / CENV6172 River and Estuary Restoration

River and Estuary Restoration

When you'll study it
Semester 1
CATS points
ECTS points
Level 7
Module lead
Paul Kemp
Academic year

Module overview

To critically examine current knowledge of the application of River Restoration techniques and their transferability to the UK and worldwide. As many river restoration projects are done to improve the status of fisheries, the costs and benefits of techniques from the perspective of fish populations will be considered.

To critically review and evaluate the philosophies, policies and methods available for river restoration.

To enable the student to find, review, interpret, critically evaluate and present arguments for alternative river restoration approaches and methodologies.