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An integrated assessment of the impact of precipitation and groundwater on vegetation growth in arid and semiarid areas

Zhu, Lin; Gong, Huili; Dai, Zhenxue; Xu, Tingbao; Su, Xiaosi

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Increased demand for water resources together with the influence of climate change has degraded water conditions which support vegetation in many parts of the world, especially in arid and semiarid areas. This study develops an integrated framework to assess the impact of precipitation and groundwater on vegetation growth in the Xiliao River Plain of northern China. The integrated framework systematically combines remote sensing technology with water flow modeling in the vadose zone and field...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/98794
Source: Environmental Earth Sciences
DOI: 10.1007/s12665-015-4513-5

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