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- Pranzini, Enzo
- Journal of coastal conservation 2018 v.22 no.5 pp. 827-830
- clay; coastal plains; coasts; concrete; deforestation; human development; humans; resorts; river deltas; rivers; sea level; sediments; stream channels; subsidence; tourists; wetlands; wood; China; Japan; Yellow River
- ... Since the Neolithic, humans have gathered along coastal plains, where they had to face sea level rise and subsidence without the technology to oppose these processes. When sea level stabilized, approx. 6.000 yr. B.P., coastal colonization was allowed, but where mountain deforestation was carried out river sediment input increased tremendously: settlements were disconnected from the shore and harbo ...
- Saito, Hiroaki; Hashimoto, Hiroshi; Hino, Teruaki; Motokawa, Masaharu
- Mammal study 2019 v.44 no.1 pp. 1-11
- concrete; dams (hydrology); rivers; sediments; shrews; streams; surveys; Japan
- ... The concrete walls of check dams are considered a physical barrier for aquatic and semiaquatic animals that inhabit mountain streams. Traveling behaviors around concrete check dams by the Japanese water shrew Chimarrogale platycephalus, a semi-aquatic mammal, were directly observed via radio-tracking in Kamikoshi Stream in central Honshu, Japan. Traveling behaviors were mainly observed on the wet ...