Spatial heterogeneity of stream environmental conditions and macroinvertebrates community in an agriculture dominated watershed and management implications for a large river (the Liao River, China) basin

@article{Gao2013SpatialHO,
  title={Spatial heterogeneity of stream environmental conditions and macroinvertebrates community in an agriculture dominated watershed and management implications for a large river (the Liao River, China) basin},
  author={Xin Gao and Cuijuan Niu and Yushun Chen and Xuwang Yin},
  journal={Environmental Monitoring and Assessment},
  year={2013},
  volume={186},
  pages={2375-2391}
}
  • Xin Gao, C. Niu, Xuwang Yin
  • Published 1 April 2014
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
Understanding the effects of watershed land uses (e.g., agriculture, urban industry) on stream ecological conditions is important for the management of large river basins. A total of 41 and 56 stream sites (from first to fourth order) that were under a gradient of watershed land uses were monitored in 2009 and 2010, respectively, in the Liao River Basin, Northeast China. The monitoring results showed that a total of 192 taxa belonging to four phyla, seven classes, 21 orders and 91 families were… 
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