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Disturbance in Riparian Zones

This project looks at the patterns and roles of disturbances in riparian zones.

Riparian zones represent the critical interface between land and water. This project looks at the patterns and roles of disturbances in riparian zones. 

The Foothills Stream Crossing Partnership (FSCP) is dedicated to the first point.  This project addresses the second point; the patterns, and roles of, disturbances in riparian zones.

No current milestones for this project

Riparian zones are part of the landscape too - video

Presentation from the 2013 Water Program workshop regarding riparian zones in the landscape.

Disturbance in riparian zones on Alberta landscapes

Alberta Foothills Disturbance Ecology Research Series Report No. 3 on if/how fire patterns differ between riparian zones and overall landscapes.

Healthy Landscapes Program QuickNote #12: Do Riparian Zones Influence Local Burning Patterns?

Note describing fine-scale relationships between local burning patterns and riparian zones. Island remnants more likely to form in riparian zones.

David Andison

Program Lead

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