riparian zone

(redirected from Riparian corridor)

riparian zone

[rī′per·ē·ən ‚zōn]
(ecology)
The part of the watershed immediately adjacent to the stream channel.
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Since appointed by the bankruptcy court in 2009, the Trust has been conducting corrective action, with EPA oversight, to address contamination at Upper Lake, Lower Lake, Prickly Pear Creek and its riparian corridor, and all groundwater at the site.
One aspect of habitat alteration associated with urban stream flooding is the redistribution of leaf litter in the riparian corridor and the expanded flood plain.
However, Cox Creek appears to have an intact riparian corridor along much of its length outside of six road crossings.
As we traversed the riparian corridor, a narrow green ribbon winding through agricultural plains, we saw glimpses of the pre-settlement landscape.
The female mule deer that migrated to Sheridan County moved perpendicular to the riparian corridor, while female white-tailed deer traveled along the North Platte River during migrations.
The Rio Grande River is the 190 km southern border of the park and creates a productive riparian corridor that is refuge to numerous species of concern.
The channel and bank stabilization will protect the new trail and other adjacent properties and provide for ecological restoration of the riparian corridor.
The focus of this survey was the Whitewater River riparian corridor in the southeastern portion of the state, with a special emphasis on the Indiana state-endangered species Cicindela marginipennis Dejean (1831), commonly called the cobblestone tiger beetle.
Located in Thousand Oaks, California, in scenic Ventura County, University Village Thousand Oaks (UVTO) is nestled on a 65-acre natural riparian corridor, the location for the filming of the 1939 film classic, Wuthering Heights.
Essentially, Mill Creek is a single channel stream about 60 feet (18 meters) wide capable of supporting surface water flow (and fish life) during the summer months and a functional riparian corridor along both banks.