Sediment transport is a book that covers a wide variety of subject matters. It combines the personal and professional experience of the authors on solid particles transport and related problems, whose expertise is focused in aqueous systems and in laboratory flumes. This includes a series of chapters on hydrodynamics and their relationship with sediment transport and morphological development.
The rising incidence of invasive species displacing endemics
and altering water chemistry and local foodwebs increasingly
affects freshwater systems and should be considered
a water quality problem (Carr and Neary 2008). Aquatic
species have in many cases been introduced deliberately
into distant ecosystems for recreational, economic, or other
purposes. In many instances, these introductions have
decimated endemic fish and other aquatic organisms, and
they can also degrade local watersheds.
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