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Wetland Loss and Research Orientation
AbstractThe literature analysis method used in this paper outlines variations in research topics. We tested whether research on wetlands is topic-centered, comparative of different wetland classes, or aimed at wetland loss. We analyzed research papers to identify clusters of research activity and interpreted these clusters relative to wetland function and type. Furthermore, a case study on 61 papers was conducted in order to find a critical path of wetland loss induced by different causes. From this case study, it was determined that agriculture is regarded as a root cause of wetland loss.
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Chen, X.; Bain, M.; Sullivan, P.J.; Wang, Z. Wetland Loss and Research Orientation. Challenges 2012, 3, 43-48.View more citation formats
Chen X, Bain M, Sullivan PJ, Wang Z. Wetland Loss and Research Orientation. Challenges. 2012; 3(1):43-48.Chicago/Turabian Style
Chen, Xi; Bain, Mark; Sullivan, Patrick J.; Wang, Ziyan. 2012. "Wetland Loss and Research Orientation." Challenges 3, no. 1: 43-48.