Use of the RHS method in Golijska Moravica river basin

Ana Milanović, Marko Urošev, Dragana Milijašević

Abstract



River Habitat Survey (RHS) is terrain method developed in UK in 1994. for determination of physical character of rivers and river basin. This method is applied for the first time in Golijska Moravica river basin. Two indices which broadly describe the diversity of river habitat and landscape features (Habitat Quality Assessment (HQA)) and extent and severity of artificial modification to the channel (Habitat Modification Class (HMC)) has been developed for reporting purposes. These are based on simple scoring systems which have been agreed by technical experts.

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River Habitat Survey (RHS), Golijska Moravica, Habitat Quality Assessment (HQA), Habitat Modification Class (HMC)

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