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Spartina invasion in China: implications for invasive species management and future research
Summary Four species of Spartina (Spartina anglica, S. alterniflora, S. patens and S. cynosuroides) have been introduced to China, but currently only the first three are present and only the firstExpand
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China's Natural Wetlands: Past Problems, Current Status, and Future Challenges
Abstract Natural wetlands, occupying 3.8% of China's land and providing 54.9% of ecosystem services, are unevenly distributed among eight wetland regions. Natural wetlands in China suffered greatExpand
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Current state of knowledge regarding the world’s wetlands and their future under global climate change: a synthesis
Wetlands cover at least 6 % of the Earth’s surface. They play a key role in hydrological and biogeochemical cycles, harbour a large part of the world’s biodiversity, and provide multiple services toExpand
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Heavy metals in surface sediments of the Jialu River, China: their relations to environmental factors.
  • J. Fu, C. Zhao, +6 authors H. Zhu
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Journal of hazardous materials
  • 15 April 2014
This work investigated heavy metal pollution in surface sediments of the Jialu River, China. Sediment samples were collected at 19 sites along the river in connection with field surveys and the totalExpand
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The spatiotemporal dynamics of rapid urban growth in the Nanjing metropolitan region of China
To better understand the spatio-temporal dynamics of the urban landscape of the Nanjing metropolitan region, China, we conducted a series of spatial analyses using remotely sensed data of 1979, 1988,Expand
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CH4 and N2O emissions from Spartina alterniflora and Phragmites australis in experimental mesocosms.
Spartina alterniflora, a perennial grass with C(4)-photosynthesis, shows great invading potential in the coastal ecosystems in the east of China. We compared trace gas emissions from S. alternifloraExpand
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Spatial relationships among species, above-ground biomass, N, and P in degraded grasslands in Ordos Plateau, northwestern China
Abstract We chose five communities, representing a mild to severe gradient of grassland desertification in a semi-arid area of Ordos Plateau, northwestern China, to explore the spatial relationshipsExpand
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Summer rain pulse size and rainwater uptake by three dominant desert plants in a desertified grassland ecosystem in northwestern China
To examine the different effects of rain pulse size on uptake of summer rains by three dominant desert plants in field conditions of desertified grasslands on the Ordos Plateau of northwestern China,Expand
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Characteristics of water isotopes and hydrograph separation during the wet season in the Heishui River, China
Runoff generation and dynamics is an important issue in watershed and water resource management, but the mechanism in large scale is unclear and site-dependent. For this reason, spatial variations ofExpand
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Spatio-Temporal Variability of Aquatic Vegetation in Taihu Lake over the Past 30 Years
It is often difficult to track the spatio-temporal variability of vegetation distribution in lakes because of the technological limitations associated with mapping using traditional field surveys asExpand
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