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Reflections on the relationship between the changing course of the Huanghe River in the first river bend and the development of plateau peat swamp
Author(s): Wenfen Zhang; Qiang Liu; Nan Yu
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Paper Abstract

During the attendance of the Qinghai-Xizang Plateau comprehensive scientific survey which held by the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the survey were made in the plateau swamp in the contiguous area of Gansu, Qinghai and Sichuan Provinces. There are more than 4,900 Km2 of swamp in this area, 96% of it is peat swamp. Through this survey, new ponder were formed on the relationship between the changes of the Huanghe River's stream channel in the surveyed area and the development of peat swamp plateau.

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Date Published: 19 August 1998
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 3504, Optical Remote Sensing for Industry and Environmental Monitoring, (19 August 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.319554
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Wenfen Zhang, Changchun Institute of Geography (China)
Qiang Liu, Changchun Institute of Geography (China)
Nan Yu, Changchun Institute of Geography (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3504:
Optical Remote Sensing for Industry and Environmental Monitoring
Upendra N. Singh; Huanling Hu; Gengchen Wang, Editor(s)

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