MOUNTAIN FLUVIAL MORPHOLOGY AND STREAM RESTORATION

Second cycle degree in FOREST SCIENCE - SCIENZE FORESTALI (Ord. 2014) (discontinued)

Campus: LEGNARO (PD)

Language: English

Teaching period: First Semester

Lecturer: LORENZO PICCO

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 8


Syllabus
Prerequisites: Basics on forest hydrology and GIS
Examination methods: Examination methods:

- Written exam with open questions;
- Technical report on laboratory and field activities.
Course unit contents: Course unit contents:

- Channel network ;
- Basin scale;
- Reach scale;
- Unit scale;
- Fluvial forms;
- Channel morphology;
- Morphology and morphodynamics;
- Riparian vegetation;
- Fluvial islands;
- In-channel wood;
- Aquatic and riparian communities;
- Sediment dynamics;
- Connectivity;
- Human pressure;
- River restoration.