Sustainable Water Management by Using Wetlands in Catchments with Intensive Land Use

  • Chengqing Yin
  • Baoqing Shan
  • Zhanpo Mao
Part of the Ecological Studies book series (ECOLSTUD, volume 190)


Surface Runoff Crop Water Requirement Chaohu Lake Pond System Sediment Retention 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chengqing Yin
    • 1
  • Baoqing Shan
    • 1
  • Zhanpo Mao
    • 1
  1. 1.Research Center for Eco-Environmental ScienceCASBeijingP.R. China

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