MAKING BELFIELD

SPACE AND PLACE AT UCD

Edited by Ellen Rowley and Finola O'Kane

MAKING BELFIELD

Edited by Ellen Rowley and Finola O'Kane

Distributed for University College Dublin Press

250 pages | illustrated in color throughout | 7 x 9 3/4
Cloth $45.00 ISBN: 9781910820568 Will Publish November 2020 For sale in North America only
Making Belfield is the first book to examine the unique architecture of Ireland's largest university. This book—featuring rare and unseen illustration and photographs—challenges the often-limited conception of University College Dublin’s architectural landscape. It is an exploration and  celebration of the misunderstood and lesser known gems across campus, and will be published to coincides with the 50 year anniversary of the UCD Belfield campus.
 
Contents
Preface 3 Chapter 1 Ireland’s Rich & Varied River Resource 4 Chapter 2 How the River Flows 26 Chapter 3 Rivers Through Time: Uses and Abuses 40 Chapter 4 Benthic Macroinvertebrates: Key Components of the Lifeblood of a Healthy River 67 Chapter 5 Crayfish in Irish Rivers 95 Chapter 6 The Freshwater Pearl Mussel 107 Chapter 7 River Plants 122 Chapter 8 Periphyton: the Base of Aquatic Food Webs 143 Chapter 9 Fish in Irish Rivers 159 Chapter 10 Birds of Irish Rivers 181 Chapter 11 Riparian Mammals and Amphibians 202 Chapter 12 Aquatic Non-native Invasive Species: Threats to Irish rivers 213 Chapter 13 A Closer Look at 4 River Catchments 230 13.1 The Avonmore/Avonbeg/Avoca: A Spectacular River in Ireland’s Garden County- shaped by Ice and Impacted by Humans 231 13.2 The Burrishoole Catchment, a western salmonid stream-lake system 247 13.2 The Araglin Valley: a Catchment Research Study Area 268 13.4 The Shannon Waterway – an Irish river-lake system 278 Chapter 14 River Monitoring & Water Quality in Ireland 299 Chapter 15 Challenges and Opportunities for the Future Management of Ireland’s Rivers 326
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