Lang, Andreas, Hennrich, Kirsten P., Dikau, Richard (Eds.)
2003, 248 p.
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This volume presents a collection of papers given at a Rhine-LUCIFS (Land use and climate impact on fluvial systems), the aim being to bring together researchers with longstanding experience in developing concepts and modelling approaches for long term landscape evolution and scientists involved in more classical studies on the evolution of the Rhine river system. It is divided into two parts: part one reviews the Rhine river system and gives case studies to demonstrate the types of data that can be extracted from sedimentary archives. Part two provides a state of the art review on concepts for fluvial system research, as well as modelling the components of large river basins, written by leading European scientists in this field.
Concepts and approaches to long term and large scale modelling of fluvial systems.- Concepts and approaches to long term and large scale modelling of fluvial systems.- Large scale fluvial system modelling.- A LUCIFS Strategy: Modelling the Sediment Budgets of Fluvial Systems.- Linking Short- and Long-Term Soil—Erosion Modelling.- Modelling sediment fluxes at large spatial and temporal scales.- Modelling the Geomorphic Response to Land Use Changes.- Modelling Water and Tillage Erosion using Spatially Distributed Models.- Long-term and large scale high resolution catchment modelling: Innovations and challenges arising from the NERC Land Ocean Interaction Study (LOIS).- Case studies from the Rhine river catchment and Central Europe.- Large to Medium-Scale Sediment Budget Models - the Alpenrhein as a Case Study.- Impact of Climate and Land Use Change on River Discharge and the Production, Transport and Deposition of Fine Sediment in the Rhine basin - a summary of recent results.- Changing Human Impact during the Period of Agriculture in Central Europe: The Case Study Biesdorfer Kehlen, Brandenburg, Germany.- Land Use and Soil Erosion in northern Bavaria during the last 5000 Years.- Quantification of past soil erosion and land use / land cover changes in Germany.