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Ecological structure and function of major rivers in Illinois large river LTER

1985 progress report

by Richard E. Sparks

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Published by River Research Laboratory, Illinois Natural History Survey in Havana, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ecology -- Illinois River.,
  • Ecology -- Mississippi River.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEcological structure and function of major rivers in Illinois, Illinois large rivers NSF LTER
    StatementRichard E. Sparks, project director
    ContributionsIllinois. Natural History Survey Division. Aquatic Biology Section, National Great Rivers Research and Education Center - NGRREC
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24171044M
    OCLC/WorldCa37728924

    The twentieth century spanned an era that included nadirs in environmental quality and subsequent efforts to improve ecological conditions. The Illinois Waterway, a large river system in Illinois Title: Senior Resource Biologist at . Rivers and streams that do not flow permanently (herein intermittent rivers; IRs) make up a large proportion of the world's inland waters and are gaining widespread attention. We review the research on IRs from its early focus on natural history through to current application in management and few early studies of the ecology of IRs were largely descriptive.


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Ecological Structure and Function of Major Rivers in Illinois "Large River LTER" National Science Foundation Grant BSR Richard E. Sparks, Project Director Illinois Natural History Survey River Research Laboratory Havana, Illinois Richard E. Sparks Project Director Robert W.

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Sparks, Project Director Illinois Natural History Survey River Research Laboratory Havana, Illinois Robert W. Gorden, Head, Aquatic Biology, Natural History Survey. Illinois Natural History Survey Aquatic Biology Section Technical Report (8) PROGRESS REPORT Ecological Structure and Function of Major Rivers in Illinois "Large River LTER" National Science Foundation Grant # BSR Amendment # 01 Richard E.

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By Illinois. Natural History Survey Division. and National Great Rivers Research and Education Center - NGRREC. ILLINOIS RIVER and UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (Large Rivers) SITE REPORT Robert A. Sinclair and Kenneth S. Lubinski March Prepared in part with support from National Science Foundation Grant DEB, Ecological Structure and Function of Major Rivers in Illinois, as part of the "Large Rivers" Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Program.

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Report issued on: September 9, Progress Report issued September 9, INHS Technical Report prepared for. Illinois has roughly miles of rivers bordering it and more t miles of streams and rivers within its borders.

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Amoros C, Roux AL () Interactions between water bodies within the floodplains of large rivers: function and development of connectivity.

In: Schreiber K-F (ed) Connectivity in landscape ecology, vol Münstersche Geographische Arbeiten, Münster, pp – Google Scholar. Illinois River, navigable stream of northern and central Illinois, is formed by the junction of the Des Plaines and Kankakee rivers in Grundy county, about 10 miles (16 km) southwest of flows generally west across the state until just north of Hennepin, where it turns abruptly south and flows generally southwest and south to join the Mississippi River at Grafton after a course.

Illinois Rivers Shown on the Map: Big Muddy River, Des Plaines River, Edwards River, Embarras River, Fox River, Green River, Illinois River, Kankakee River, Kaskaskia River, Little Wabash River, Mackinaw River, Mississippi River, Ohio River, Rock River, Sangamon River, Spoon River and Wabas River.

Illinois Lakes Shown on the Map: Carlyle Reservoir, Crab Orchard Lake, Lake Shelbyville. A large tributary of the Mississippi River. It flows through southwestern Illinois agricultural country and near the St. Louis SMSA. A quiet winding stream offering a good warm water fishery and canoeing.

Recreational: Middle Kaskaskia: Kishwaukee River: Boone, McHenry: Illinois Highway East of Marengo to Beaver Creek: River ecosystems (riverscapes) encompass ecological, social, and economic processes (ecosystem functions) that interconnect organisms (ecosystem structure), including humans, over some time period.

The ecosystem boundaries are permeable with respect to energy and materials flux; therefore, even large systems are influenced by external events such as global climate change, pollution.

Illinois River Watershed The Illinois River watershed (shaded in light blue) is of vital importance to the State of Illinois.

This large watershed covers 44 percent of the state and 90 percent of Illinois population resides within 55 counties wholly or partially included in the watershed. The Illinois River, one of the major tributaries of the. Looking more precisely at the specific services provided by river ecosystems, their important role for human well-being becomes obvious.

Nearly everywhere on Earth, people depend on rivers for fresh water supply and sanitation purposes. But there are many more services linked with rivers and floodplains besides these fundamental human needs. SIX RIVERS, FIVE GLACIERS, AND AN OUTBURST FLOOD: THE CONSIDERABLE LEGACY OF THE ILLINOIS RIVER Don McKay, Chief Scientist, Illinois State Geological Survey East Peabody Drive, Champaign, Illinois [email protected] INTRODUCTION The waters of the modern Illinois River flow gently through looping meanders bordered by.

Illinois Rivers seeks to bring together the efforts of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Illinois Department of Agriculture, and Illinois EPA with Federal agencies.

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In addition, it outlines the four-dimensional perspective of river systems and the various ecological river concepts. Finally, it discusses the. River ecosystems are prime examples of lotic ecosystems. Lotic refers to flowing water, from the Latin lotus, meaning washed. Lotic waters range from springs only a few centimeters wide to major rivers kilometers in width.

Much of this article applies to lotic ecosystems in general, including related lotic systems such as streams and springs. Some rivers have beds filled with boulders and gravel, while others have beds that are either sandy and flat or muddy and full of weeds.

River beds provide an essential habitat for the fish and animals that reside in the rivers. Alongside every river is a shoreline, and somewhere along the shoreline, there is a floodplain. During the past years, the Illinois River has undergone numerous significant anthropogenic changes that have altered its hydrological regime and its ecological systems.

Currently the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, as part of a federal-state partnership, is investigating potential projects, both system-wide and site-specific, to restore. Ruhl, P.M.,Surface-water-quality assessment of the upper Illinois River Basin in Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin—Analysis of relations between fish-community structure and environmental conditions in the Fox, Des Plaines, and Du Page River Basins in Illinois: U.S.

Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 94–, 50 p. Illinois River. Located in southwest Oregon, the Illinois Wild and Scenic River flows from the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest boundary to its confluence with the Wild and Scenic Rogue River, a distance of miles.

The river's outstandingly remarkable values are scenery, recreation, fish, botany and water quality. We will build on existing pilot work to delineate and validate ecological valley segment units for all river systems in Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin. Using state resource agency survey databases we will build mathematical models for predicting riverine site habitats and biological reference conditions from mapped landscape and local variables.

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Table 7. Nutrient and flow data from the Illinois River watershed, 23 Table 8. Nitrogen and phosphorus loadings in the Illinois River watershed, 24 Table 9. Illinois River basin phosphorus data up to 26 Table Illinois River basin nitrogen data up to 26 Table. The major rivers in Illinois are the Illinois River, Mississippi River, Ohio River and Wabash River.Long term ecological research: Illinois River and upper Mississippi River (large rivers) site report (ISWS miscellaneous publication) [Robert A Sinclair] on.

Thus, although assemblage structure and composition has been successfully used in studies of impairment, there has been a recent renaissance in the use of function analyses as a complementary approach to reflecting ecological integrity.

Functional Feeding Groups (FFGs) Analyses of Functional feeding groups (FFGs) are the key components of.