. Biggs Freshwater Habitats Trust , Bury Knowle House, Headington, Oxford OX3 9HY , UK 2 M. J. Hill Institute of Science and the Environment, University of Worcester , Worcester, Worcestershire WR2 6AJ , UK
The widespread degradation of lotic ecosystems has prompted extensive river restoration efforts globally, but many studies have reported modest ecological responses to rehabilitation practices. The functional properties of biotic communities are rarely examined within post-project appraisals, which would provide more ecological information underpinning ecosystem responses to...
Research Group, Environmental Change Research Centre, Department of Geography, University College London , London WC1E 6BT , UK 1 M. J. Hill ( Ponds are sites of high biodiversity and conservation value
, Lincolnshire LN2 5HA , UK 2 M. J. Hill J. D. Swaine P. J. Wood (&) Department of Geography, Centre for Hydrological and Ecosystem Science, Loughborough University , Loughborough, Leicestershire LE11 3TU , UK