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Abstracts or Prefaces, list of Contents, etc. are given for all publications. Books and Field Study Guides still in print have details on ordering. Journals and books out of print can be borrowed from or, for a small charge via, University and Public Libraries, from the British Lending Library or International Library Loan. Copies of all (science) publications are held at APIRS (Aquatic and Invasive Plants Information and Retrieval System), Center for Aquatic Plants, 7922 NW 71st Street, Gainesville, Fl 32653-3071, USA. Contact APIRS

The extra interpretation and beauty given by the illustrations in my books is due to the artistic ability of Mrs Y. Bower and Mrs P.A. Wolseley, who have my enduring appreciation and gratitude.

(with TINA BONE, Natural History and Botanical Artist,
A series of small (A5), independent books about different riparian/riverine subjects.
THE RIVER FRIEND SERIES, available on Amazon and from leading bookstores.
Website: https//


An Introduction to the WATER FRAMEWORK DIRECTIVE. RFS6 ISBN 978-1-9162096-3-3 A5 Paperback 60pp. Tina Bone UK, Cambridge

REED—ON THE EDGE. RFS5. 2020. ISBN 978-1-9162096-4-0 A5 Paperback 48pp. Tina Bone UK, Cambridge.

INTERPRET: What Do Plants Tell Us? RFS4. 2020. ISBN 978-1-9162096-5-7 A5 Paperback 58pp. Tina Bone UK, Cambridge.

A Prologue to the Series: Plant Identification and Glossary of Terms. RFS3. 2019. ISBN 978-1-9162096-2-6 A5 Paperback 60pp. Tina Bone UK, Cambridge.

STREAM STORY I: A Riveting Riverscape—River Brue, Somerset. RFS2. 2019. ISBN 978-1-9162096-0-2 A5 Paperback 52pp.  Tina Bone UK, Cambridge.

Drying Up. RFS1. 2019. ISBN 978-1-9162096-1-9 A5 Paperback 44pp. Tina Bone UK, Cambridge.

In Prep'n. (2021):
WATER: Clean and Dirty (ISBN 978 1 9162096 7 1)
STREAM STORY: A Brook in Transit: Bourn Brook, Cambridge (ISBN 978 1 9162096 8 8)
Vegetation Changes Over Time. Is there FREEZE FRAME? (ISBN 978 1 9162096 6 4)
STREAM STORY: Another Riveting Riverscape—The River Cam, Cambridge



THE WAVING PLANTS OF THE RIVER. 2013. Forrest Text, Cardigan, 277pp. ISBN 978-0-9564692-4-3.

Water: the greatest ecosystem service. 2011. In Landscape Ecology and Ecosystem Services. C. Young, L. Bosongel, I. Hooper & K. Moreton-Jones (Eds.) pp. 129–137.

THE RIVERSCAPE AND THE RIVER. 2008. Cambridge University Press, New York, 404 pp. ISBN 978-0-521-83978-5.

Whither river landscape ecology? 2006. In Davies, B.R. & Thompson, S. Water and the landscape IALE (UK). International Association for Landscape Ecology (UK Chapter) pp. 3–7.

(with J. Borg, J.M. Psaila) River Kbir: The Hidden Wonder. 2004. Malta.

Stream community lists as bioindicators. 2002. Proceedings of the 11th EWRS (European Weed Research Society) International Symposium on Aquatic Weeds, September 2–6, 2002, 243–6, Moliets et Maâ, France.

Retaining the cultural heritage of rivers? 2001. In: Mander, Ü, Rintsmann, A. & Palang, H. (Eds). Development of European Landscapes, Vol. 1, 206–9, Tartu.

Socio-economic forces in Gozo (Maltese Islands) and landscape ecology analysis. 2001. In: T. Clare & D. Howard (Eds), Quantitative approaches to landscape ecology, pp. 25–32. International Association for Landscape Ecology (UK Region). IALE (UK).

Impact of land use changes on rivers. 2001. Aspects of Applied Biology, 58, 197–204.

River patterns in landscapes. 1999. In Maudsly, M. & Marshall, J. (Eds) Heterogeneity in Landscape Ecology Pattern and Scale, pp. 169–75. International Association for Landscape Ecology (UK Region).

(with J. Borg) THE RIVER VALLEYS OF THE MALTESE ISLANDS, 1998. Ciheam, Bari, and Islands and Small States Institute, Foundation of International Studies, Malta, 330 pp. ISBN 99909-49-06-0.

THE RIVER SCENE: ECOLOGY AND CULTURAL HERITAGE. 1997. Cambridge University Press. 344 pp. ISBN 0-521-57410-2.

Enhancing river vegetation: conservation, development and restoration. 1996. Hydrobiologia, 340, 345–8.

Cultural variation in river quality and macrophyte response. 1995. Acta Botanica Gallica, 142, 345–8

Pollution and the Public. 1992. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 1, 113–6.

Rivers and river vegetation in North—Central Florida, 1992. 73 pp.

River pollution in some Mediterranean Islands. 1991. Toxicological and Environmental Chemistry, 31–32, 255–63.

THE HISTORIC RIVER. 1991. Cobden of Cambridge Press, Cambridge, 332 pp. ISBN 0-9517963-0-5.

RIVER POLLUTION: AN ECOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE. 1990. Belhaven Press, London, 253 pp. ISBN 1-85293-073-X

The macrophytic vegetation of the major rivers of Luxembourg. 1988. Bulletin Societé Naturalists Luxembourge, 88, 3–54.

RIVER PLANTS OF WESTERN EUROPE. 1987. Cambridge University Press. 512 pp. ISBN 0-521-26427-8. (REPRINT 2006.)

(with J.P.C. Harding, D.H.N. Spence. Authors not listed on title page). Methods for the use of Aquatic Macrophytes for assessing water quality 1985. 1987. METHODS FOR THE EXAMINATION OF WATERS AND ASSOCIATED MATERIALS. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, London, 176 pp. ISBN 0-11-752000-4

Sources of watercourse pollution in Italy and Mediterranean France. 1987. Chemosphere, 16, 331–337.

Causes of changes in river vegetation giving rise to complaints. 1986. Proceedings EWRS/AAB 7th Symposium on Aquatic Weeds 1986, 151–6.

Stream vegetation and pollution in Italy and Mediterranean France. 1984. Second International Symposium on Environmental Pollution and its Impact on Life in the Mediterranean Region. Second International Symposium of the Mediterranean Scientific Association of Environmental Protection (MESAEP), pp. 19–91. Munich.

(with F.H. Dawson). The management of river vegetation with particular reference to shading effects of marginal vegetation. 1983. Landscape Planning, 10, 147–69.

A proposed method for monitoring river pollution using macrophytes. 1982. Environmental Technology Letters 3, 19–34.

Indices for dyke vegetation. 1982. Nature in Cambridgeshire 25, 34–40.

Major factors affecting the distribution of macrophytic vegetation in the watercourses of the European Economic Community. 1982. Proceedings EWRS 6th Symposium on Aquatic Weeds 1982, 105–112.

VEGETATION IN BRITISH RIVERS. 1982. Nature Conservancy Council. 2 Vols., 125 pp and 320 pp. ISBN 0-86139-203-5.


(with R.F.A. Murfitt). Some unanswered questions relating to the mechanical control of weeds in water channels. 1981. Proceedings Aquatic Weeds and their Control, 1981, 87–94.

Changing rivers and changing vegetation in the past half century. 1981. Proceedings Aquatic Weeds and their Control, 1981, 49–57.

RIVER PLANTS. 1978. Cambridge University Press, 396 pp. ISBN 0-521-21493-9. [(2nd Edition) 2006. Forrest Text, Cardigan, Ceredigion, UK, 450pp. ISBN 0-9550740-4-5.]

Keep those river weeds—they are useful. 1978. In Biological Surveillance of river water quality. (Eds) H.A. Hawkes, J.G. Hughes, pp. 30–54. From the proceedings of Section K, jointly with Section D, of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, Aston 1977. University of Aston, Birmingham.

Macrophytes in relation to stream quality. 1978. In Elaboration of the scientific bases for monitoring the quality of surface water by hydrobiological indicators, pp. 109–14. Pollution Report 3, Department of the Environment and Central Unit on Environmental Pollution.

(WITH C.A. SINKER, P.A. WOLSELEY) BRITISH WATER PLANTS. 1975. Field Studies Council. 108 pp. (1982—Reprint With Corrections.) FSC Publication S10.

River vegetation and pollution. 1975. In Science, Technology and Environmental Management. (Eds) R.D. Hey, T.D. Davis, pp. 137–44. Saxon House/Lexington. ISBN 0-347-01087-3.

Physical factors and some river weeds. 1971. Proceedings of the European Weed Research Council 3rd International Symposium on Aquatic Weeds 1971, 29–38.

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