A Hybrid Wetland Map for China: A Synergistic Approach Using Census and Spatially Explicit Datasets

  title={A Hybrid Wetland Map for China: A Synergistic Approach Using Census and Spatially Explicit Datasets},
  author={Kun Ma and Liangzhi You and Junguo Liu and Mingxiang Zhang},
  booktitle={PloS one},
Wetlands play important ecological, economic, and cultural roles in societies around the world. However, wetland degradation has become a serious ecological issue, raising the global sustainability concern. An accurate wetland map is essential for wetland management. Here we used a fuzzy method to create a hybrid wetland map for China through the combination of five existing wetlands datasets, including four spatially explicit wetland distribution data and one wetland census. Our results show… CONTINUE READING
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