Yangtze River: Geography, Pollution and Environmental Implications


Tracy B. Maloney (Editor)
Boyce R. Hutchins (Editor)

Series: Earth Sciences in the 21st Century, Environmental Science, Engineering and Technology
BISAC: SCI026000

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The Yangtze River is Asia’s longest river and the third longest river in the world. This book explores the Yangtze River’s geography, pollution, and environmental implications. Topics discussed include chlorinated organic contaminants in surface sediments of the Yangtze River estuary and adjacent East China Sea; environmental and land-use changes in the Tibetan Plateau section of the Upper Yangtze River Basin during the last fifty years; hydro-development, the environmental and cultural sustainability of the Yangtze River; innovative solutions for the Yangtze River’s water crisis; environmental flows research methodology in the rivers of China; and urban development and its impacts on energy and resource consumptions in the Yangtze River Delta. (Imprint: Novinka )


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