Additional Reading About Driftwood

By Natalie Kramer Anderson


This list of additional articles about driftwood and its role in the environment accompanies my recent blog post “The Stunning Ways Driftwood Builds Landscapes“.

Driftwood Research Articles

Kramer, Natalie, and Ellen Wohl. “Driftcretions: The legacy impacts of driftwood on shoreline morphology.” Geophysical Research Letters (2015).

Wohl Ellen. “Of wood and rivers: bridging the perception gap.” WIREs Water 2015, 2: 167-176. doi: 10.1002/wat2.1076

Kramer, Natalie, and Ellen Wohl. “Estimating fluvial wood discharge using time‐lapse photography with varying sampling intervals.” Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 39.6 (2014): 844-852.

Wohl, Ellen. “A legacy of absence: Wood removal in US rivers” Progress in Physical Geography 38.5 (2014): 637-663.

Wohl, Ellen. “Floodplains and wood.” Earth-Science Reviews 123 (2013): 194-212.

News on the Peace River proposed Site C Dam Site

July 27, 2015. “Alberta First Nations drop court action against site C dam.” Northern Journal.

July 13, 2015. “Construction on Site C dam begins despite First Nations opposition.” Northen Journal.

Oct 20, 2014 “Site C approved without studies on northern watershed projects.” Northern Journal.

May 12, 2014 “Site C report leaves tough decision up to ministers.” Northern Journal.

Sept 7, 2011 “Hydro-boom,” Will Braun. This Magazine. (fairly balanced discussion of hydropower development and environmental sustainability with a focus on Canada that reflect many of my personal opinions and thoughts on the matter)

Websites on the hydro development in Latin America

July 23, 2015 “Giving people a voice on hydropower projects.” AIDA. (community activist site against dams building in Latin America)

June 12 2012 “Hydro Powers Latin America” Renewable Energy World. (Energy company site favoring hydropower development in Latin America)

News on the hydro development of the Rio Marañón, Peru

May 26, 2015 “Peru planning on damming Amazon’s main source and displace 1000s.” The Guardian.

April 25, 2014 “New maps project potential flooded areas of dams in the Marañón river.” International Rivers.

Sept 5 2013 “Peru: El Marañón – the environment, the communities and rivers be dammed.” Latin America Bureau.

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