In this work a novel integrated hydrodynamic model was developed to aid in understanding the environmental flows needed to conserve riparian cottonwoods. In semi-arid regions riparian woodlands depend heavily on stream discharge to provide lateral water inputs to the floodplain to sustain trees through droughts.
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Department of Geography
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
China’s economy had witnessed double digit growth following the adoption of open and reform policy in the late 1970s. However, China’s natural environment did not improve with the economy.