Yangtze River: Geography, Pollution and Environmental Implications by Tracy B. Maloney, Boyce R. Hutchins
English | July 5th, 2013 | ISBN: 162618285X | 150 pages | PDF | 6.79 MB
The Yangtze River is Asia's longest river and the third longest river in the world. This book explores the Yangtze River's geography, pollution, and environmental implications. Topics discussed include chlorinated organic contaminants in surface sediments of the Yangtze River estuary and adjacent East China Sea; environmental and land-use changes in the Tibetan Plateau section of the Upper Yangtze River Basin during the last fifty years; hydro-development, the environmental and cultural sustainability of the Yangtze River; and more.