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Recent Watershed Ecology and the Environment Articles

Recently published articles from Watershed Ecology and the Environment.

Copper, zinc, manganese, cadmium and chromium in crabs from the mangrove wetlands in Qi'ao Island, South China: Levels, bioaccumulation and dietary exposure

2019
Zaiwang Zhang | Zhanqiang Fang | Jialiang Li | Tao Sui | Lang Lin | Xiangrong Xu

Mangrove wetlands are under increasing pollution pressure from human activities due to rapid industrialization and urbanization of coastal regions. Many pollutants such as heavy metals may be accumulated...

Assessing alteration of leaf litter breakdown rate influenced by dam operation in Nakatsugawa River and Arakawa River, Central Japan

2019
Allan Sriratana Tabucanon | Wenchao Xue | Takeshi Fujino

The process of leaf litter breakdown is essential as a main energy source for aquatic life in stream ecosystems. This process is complicated due to the interaction among the stream's physical, chemical,...

Using biochar to purify runoff in road verges of urbanised watersheds: A large-scale field lysimeter study

2019
K. Kuoppamäki | M. Hagner | M. Valtanen | H. Setälä

Urban runoff from traffic areas is a major source of pollution that degrades the quality of adjacent surface waters. Green infrastructure provided by the substantial amount of roadside land at urban...

Exploring the influence of hydrology on the threshold phosphorus-loading rate in shallow lakes

2019
William F. Kenney | Matthew N. Waters

The Alternative Stable States Model describes the two contrasting conditions of shallow lakes that occur in response to external phosphorus (P) loading: 1) a clear-water, macrophyte-dominated state...

Watershed ecology and the environment

Available online 6 November 2019

Resilience of coastal communities to climate change in Bangladesh: Research gaps and future directions

Available online 28 October 2019
Muhammad Ziaul Hoque | Shenghui Cui | Xu Lilai | Imranul Islam | Ghaffar Ali | Jianxiong Tang

The assessment of resilience for people, places, and systems to climate-change hazards is essential for understanding how to reduce disaster risks. Globally, a number of resilience assessment methodologies...

Integrated water resources management for an inland river basin in China

Available online 28 October 2019
Pankaj Kumar | Wei Liu | Xi Chu | Yue Zhang | Zhihui Li

There is a crucial need to achieve a more sustainable management of the world's water resources with serious water scarcity and water pollution. The trans-basin movement of water faces major environmental...

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