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Riparian areas environmental uniqueness, functions, and values rca issue brief #11 august 1996 what are riparian areas values and functions of riparian areas. A riparian zone or riparian area is the interface between land and a river or stream riparian zones are important in ecology, environmental management. Full-text (pdf) | riparian zones are water-saturated areas, permanent or temporary, which are important for the protection of the water resources in small watersheds.
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