Journal article

A century-scale, human-induced ecohydrological evolution of wetlands of two large river basins in Australia (Murray) and China (Yangtze)

Giri R Kattel, Xuhui Dong, Xiangdong Yang


University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by National Natural Science Foundation of China

Awarded by Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering

Funding Acknowledgements

This project was supported by a number of grants awarded to authors including the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS-President's International Fellowship Initiative for Visiting Professor to Giri R. Kattel), the National Natural Science Foundation of China (no. 41472314 and no. 41102105 to Xuhui Dong, and Xiangdong Yang and Giri R. Kattel), the Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering (no. AINSEGRA11087 to) and the Australia-China Science and Research Fund (ACSRF to Giri R. Kattel). The State Key Laboratory of the Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology Chinese Academy of Sciences (NI-GLAS); Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO); the Collaborative Research Network (CRN); and the Faculty of Science and Technology of Federation University Australia (FedUni) assisted collection of samples from the field and analyses at the respective laboratories. A part of this research was written at the Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources Unit of the Department of Infrastructure Engineering, University of Melbourne, Australia. This paper was presented in Australia-China Wetland Network Research Partnership Symposium (24 March 2014) in Nanjing, China. We would like to thank the HESS Editor Giuliano Di Baldassarre, two anonymous reviewers, and the third reviewer, Tim van Emmerik from Delft University of Technology (the Netherlands) for their highly constructive comments on the manuscript. Finally, Jim Sillitoe is kindly acknowledged for his editorial support.