REFORM Policy Brief No.3 - A fresh look on effective river restoration: Key conclusions from the REFORM project

This is the third and final in a series of three Policy Briefs published by the REFORM project. This Policy Brief presents key conclusions and recommendations of the REFORM project, which are relevant for policy-makers involved in river basin management planning.

The key conclusions and recommendations address the following themes:
- REFORM hydromorphology framework
- REFORM hydromorphological assessment methods
- Remote sensing for river hydromorphological investigation
- Role of vegetation and floodplains
- Groundwater-river interactions
- Coupling hydromorphology to biotic responses
- Planning stream and river restoration
- Cost-benefit analysis of restoration measures
- Linking e-flows to sediment dynamics
- Restoration measures at project level and their effects

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