The Morava river in NNR Zástudánčí, August 14th 2010
A logjam formed naturally during flash floods in a mountain stream, Jeseniky - Czech Republic
Near-natural fortification of a river bank with fixed logs, River Thaya - Austria
- Check also pages of the project FOREST - Au which is closely related to the wild rivers topic.
On the opposite Austrian bank of the Thaya river we can observe renaturalization of the watercourse. Thaya river broke through the regulated bank and created a side arm. Remains of former riprap are still visible in the picture.
Renaturalization of Thaya river - the river broke through the regulated bank and created a side arm
Groins on the Thaya river, Moravian border bank in the game-park Obora
Source of the glossary of river management terms: Geomorphic Investigation of Quinault River, Washington (18 Km Reach of Quinault River Upstream from Lake Quinault)
Active channel - The unvegetated channel that conveys the majority of the river's bedmaterial load. Does not include overflow or side channels.
Active floodplain - The zone of active channel, side channels, overflow channels and intervening surfaces that receive some flow at annual intervals and have been reworked by the active channel at least once within approximately the last century. It is synonymous with the boundaries of the 2002 historical channel migration zone (HCMZ).