Eco-environmental degradation in the northeastern margin of the Qinghai – Tibetan Plateau and comprehensive ecological protection planning

@inproceedings{Wang2008EcoenvironmentalDI,
  title={Eco-environmental degradation in the northeastern margin of the Qinghai – Tibetan Plateau and comprehensive ecological protection planning},
  author={Hui Wang and Xiaolei Zhou and Changgui Wan and Hua Fu and Feng Zhang and Jizhou Ren},
  year={2008}
}
The regional hydrology and ecosystems of the northeastern margin of the Qinghai–Tibetan Plateau have changed over the past 40 years driven by intense human activity and regional climate changes. Annual mean air temperature has increased in the region. Streamflow from the northeastern margin of the Qinghai–Tibetan Plateau has decreased significantly. Overall, a number of Alpine step meadows and Alpine frigid meadows have seriously degraded. Degeneration of vegetation and grassland led to… CONTINUE READING