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Understanding the effects of spatially variable riparian tree planting strategies to target water temperature reductions in rivers (2024)
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Climate change is increasing river temperature globally, altering the thermal suitability for iconic cold-water adapted fishes. In regions with low tree cover, the impacts of projected climate change on river temperature will be particularly pronounc... Read More about Understanding the effects of spatially variable riparian tree planting strategies to target water temperature reductions in rivers.

Combining Landsat TIR ‐imagery data and ERA5 reanalysis information with different calibration strategies to improve simulations of streamflow and river temperature in the Canadian Subarctic (2023)
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Arctic and Subarctic environments are among the most vulnerable regions to climate change. Increases in liquid precipitation and changes in snowmelt onset are cited as the main drivers of change in streamflow and water temperature patterns in some of... Read More about Combining Landsat TIR ‐imagery data and ERA5 reanalysis information with different calibration strategies to improve simulations of streamflow and river temperature in the Canadian Subarctic.

Analysis of Large-Scale Groundwater-Driven Cooling Zones in Rivers Using Thermal Infrared Imagery and Radon Measurements (2023)
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The role of groundwater (GW) discharge on surface water (SW) quantity, quality and temperature is known to be important. Moreover, the effect of GW contributions to river thermal budgets is critical in natural rivers considering that water temperatur... Read More about Analysis of Large-Scale Groundwater-Driven Cooling Zones in Rivers Using Thermal Infrared Imagery and Radon Measurements.

Identification of Thermal Refuges and Water Temperature Patterns in Salmonid-Bearing Subarctic Rivers of Northern Quebec (2022)
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In summer, salmonids can experience thermal stress during extreme weather conditions. This may affect their growth and even threaten their survival. Cool water zones in rivers constitute thermal refuges, allowing fish to be more comfortable to grow a... Read More about Identification of Thermal Refuges and Water Temperature Patterns in Salmonid-Bearing Subarctic Rivers of Northern Quebec.

Looking to the Skies: Realising the Combined Potential of Drones and Thermal Infrared Imagery to Advance Hydrological Process Understanding in Headwaters (2022)
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In river systems, headwater networks contain the vast majority of the stream length. Thus, climate and land-use change in headwaters have disproportionate impacts on downstream ecosystems and societies that rely on them. Despite decades of hydrologic... Read More about Looking to the Skies: Realising the Combined Potential of Drones and Thermal Infrared Imagery to Advance Hydrological Process Understanding in Headwaters.

The Importance of Including Water Temperature Simulations in a 2D Fish Habitat Model for the St. Lawrence River (2021)
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Extreme climatic conditions likely caused a massive fish mortality during the summer of 2001 in the St. Lawrence River. To corroborate this hypothesis, we used a physical habitat simulation approach incorporating hydraulic and water temperature model... Read More about The Importance of Including Water Temperature Simulations in a 2D Fish Habitat Model for the St. Lawrence River.

River temperature research and practice: Recent challenges and emerging opportunities for managing thermal habitat conditions in stream ecosystems (2020)
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There is growing evidence that river temperatures are increasing under climate change, which is expected to be exacerbated by increased abstractions to satisfy human water demands. Water temperature research has experienced crucial advances, both in... Read More about River temperature research and practice: Recent challenges and emerging opportunities for managing thermal habitat conditions in stream ecosystems.

An evaluation of different forest cover geospatial data for riparian shading and river temperature modelling (2020)
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Riparian tree planting is increasingly being used as a strategy to shade river corridors and offset the impact of climate change on river temperature. Because the circumstances under which tree planting generates the greatest impact are still largely... Read More about An evaluation of different forest cover geospatial data for riparian shading and river temperature modelling.

Comparing the behavioural thermoregulation response to heat stress by Atlantic salmon parr ( Salmo salar ) in two rivers (2019)
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Climate change is expected to increase the frequency and magnitude of extreme thermal events in rivers. The Little Southwest Miramichi River (LSWM) and the Ouelle River (OR) are two Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) rivers located in eastern Canada, wher... Read More about Comparing the behavioural thermoregulation response to heat stress by Atlantic salmon parr ( Salmo salar ) in two rivers.

Drone-based Structure-from-Motion provides accurate forest canopy data to assess shading effects in river temperature models (2019)
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Climatic warming will increase river temperature globally, with consequences for cold water-adapted organisms. In regions with low forest cover, elevated river temperature is often associated with a lack of bankside shading. Consequently, river manag... Read More about Drone-based Structure-from-Motion provides accurate forest canopy data to assess shading effects in river temperature models.

Assessing the potential of drone-based thermal infrared imagery for quantifying river temperature heterogeneity (2019)
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© 2019 Crown copyright. Hydrological Processes © 2019 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Climate change is altering river temperature regimes, modifying the dynamics of temperature-sensitive fishes. The ability to map river temperature is therefore important... Read More about Assessing the potential of drone-based thermal infrared imagery for quantifying river temperature heterogeneity.

Impact of future climate change on water temperature and thermal habitat for keystone fishes in the Lower Saint John River, Canada (2018)
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Water temperature is a key determinant of biological processes in rivers. Temperature in northern latitude rivers is expected to increase under climate change, with potentially adverse consequences for cold water-adapted species. In Canada, little is... Read More about Impact of future climate change on water temperature and thermal habitat for keystone fishes in the Lower Saint John River, Canada.

Thermal infrared imaging for the detection of relatively warm lacustrine groundwater discharge at the surface of freshwater bodies (2018)
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Thermal infrared (TIR) imaging has been previously applied to survey relatively large thermal footprints in coastal zones, lakes, reservoirs and rivers. In freshwater systems, the buoyancy of relatively warm groundwater during the winter months allow... Read More about Thermal infrared imaging for the detection of relatively warm lacustrine groundwater discharge at the surface of freshwater bodies.

Understanding summertime thermal refuge use by adult Atlantic salmon using remote sensing, river temperature monitoring, and acoustic telemetry (2018)
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Adult Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) return to natal rivers several months before spawning and during summer can be subjected to temperatures that exceed their upper temperature tolerance limits. Salmon use thermal refuges to minimize exposure to high... Read More about Understanding summertime thermal refuge use by adult Atlantic salmon using remote sensing, river temperature monitoring, and acoustic telemetry.

Effect of discharge and habitat type on the occurrence and severity of Didymosphenia geminata mats in the Restigouche River, eastern Canada (2018)
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Copyright © 2018 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Since 2006, the Restigouche River watershed, eastern Canada, has been affected by nuisance growths of the mat-forming diatom, Didymosphenia geminata. In 2010, in view of the potential impacts of this alga on... Read More about Effect of discharge and habitat type on the occurrence and severity of Didymosphenia geminata mats in the Restigouche River, eastern Canada.

Improving representation of riparian vegetation shading in a regional stream temperature model using LiDAR data (2017)
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Modelling river temperature at the catchment scale is needed to understand how aquatic communities may adapt to current and projected climate change. In small and medium rivers, riparian vegetation can greatly reduce maximum water temperature by prov... Read More about Improving representation of riparian vegetation shading in a regional stream temperature model using LiDAR data.

Stream temperature under contrasting riparian forest cover: Understanding thermal dynamics and heat exchange processes (2017)
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Climate change is likely to increase summer temperatures in many river environments, raising concerns that this will reduce their thermal suitability for a range of freshwater fish species. As a result, river managers have pursued riparian tree plant... Read More about Stream temperature under contrasting riparian forest cover: Understanding thermal dynamics and heat exchange processes.

Automating drainage direction and physiographic inputs to the CEQUEAU hydrological model: Sensitivity testing on the lower Saint John River watershed, Canada (2017)
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© IWA Publishing 2017. CEQUEAU is a process-based hydrological model capable of simulating river flows and temperatures. Despite an active user base, no facility yet exists for the automatic assembly and input of watershed data required for flow simu... Read More about Automating drainage direction and physiographic inputs to the CEQUEAU hydrological model: Sensitivity testing on the lower Saint John River watershed, Canada.

A practitioner's guide to thermal infrared remote sensing of rivers and streams: recent advances, precautions and considerations (2016)
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Stream temperature is a key habitat variable controlling all physical and biological river processes. In light of the threat of climate change to fluvial environments, growing importance is being placed on the need to gain a better understanding of s... Read More about A practitioner's guide to thermal infrared remote sensing of rivers and streams: recent advances, precautions and considerations.