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Features of riparian forests in Japan

  • Hitoshi Sakio

Abstract

The landscapes of riparian ecosystems are so beautiful that they are often the subject of photographs, picture postcards, or paintings. These prints illustrate the harmony between forests and water. Riparian forests are of great importance because of their range of ecological functions, diversity, and services.

Keywords

Debris Flow Riparian Zone Riparian Forest Disturbance Regime Riparian Ecosystem 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hitoshi Sakio
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  1. 1.Saitama Prefecture Agriculture & Forestry Research CenterKumagaya, SaitamaJapan

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