Rock Weirs & Habitat Heterogeneity. Cache River. Cache Weirs. Installed in an attempt to save Heron Pond by: Raising stream bed elevation by depositing sediment Recent research indicates an overall loss of 2ft since 1996 Directing erosion away from Heron Pond
Rock Weirs &Habitat Heterogeneity
The current trend in the WEST is to tear out as many of these as possible.
And then research happened!
(MacArthur & MacArthur 1961)
Proposed strategy for sequencing stream rehabilitation techniques
(Roni & Hanson, 2008)
Wildlife science: gaining reliable knowledge (Romesberg 1981)
“Wildlife science must try the H-D method. Without it the ability to detect errors in pronouncements of laws, the self-correcting feature science must have, is fatally lacking. All learning takes place in a feedback system in which ideas and reality interplay. The method of retroduction coupled with the H-D method is such a feedback system. Uncouple them and the ability to learn, to tell error from truth, is hindered, if not destroyed.”
Complex overlap of disciplines-
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