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Impact of land use change on water yield and water quality in peninsular Malaysia

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Economic development and increasing population has brought significant changes in land cover and placed stress on water quantity and water quality within tropical river catchments, including those of Malaysia. There is a need to investigate the impact of land use changes on water yield and water quality in moderate-sized (c. 1000 km2) catchments, such as the Langat and Linggi, since these provide the water resources that cater for the rapid urbanization and industrialization that characterizes Malaysia and most studies so far reported have been for very small catchments (< 25 km2, frequently

History

School

  • Social Sciences

Department

  • Geography and Environment

Publisher

© Mohamad Suhaily Yusri Che Ngah

Publication date

2007

Notes

A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy of Loughborough University.

EThOS Persistent ID

uk.bl.ethos.479470

Language

en

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