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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Chlorinated Organic Contaminants in Surface Sediments of the Yangtze River Estuary and Adjacent East China Sea
(Lili Niu, Huayun Yang, Weiping Liu, International Joint Research Centre for Persistent Toxic Substances, MOE Key Laboratory of Environmental Remediation and Ecosystem Health, College of Environmental and Resource Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China)

Environmental and Land-Use Changes in the Tibetan Plateau Section of the Upper Yangtze River Basin during the Last 50 Years
(Stuart A. Harris, Department of Geography, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada)

The Yangtze River: Hydro Development, Changing Geography, Cultural and Environmental Implications
(Kepa Morgan, Amaria Francis Waretini, The University of Auckland, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand)
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Innovative Solutions for Yangtze River’s Water Crisis
(Shu-Qing Yang, School of Civil, Mining and Environmental Eng., Univ. of Wollongong, NSW, Australia)

The Research of Environmental Flows Methodology in Rivers of China
(X. Ban, Key Laboratory of Monitoring and Estimate for Environment and Disaster of HuBei Province, Institute of Geodesy and Geophysics. Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, China)
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Urban Development and its Impacts on Energy and Resource Consumptions in the Yangtze River Delta: Trends and Future Prospects
(Keishiro Hara, Michinori Uwasu, Helmut Yabar, Haiyan Zhang, Osaka University, Center for Environmental Innovation Design for Sustainability, University of Tsukuba, Japan)

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