Evolution and Water Resources Utilization of the Yangtze River

  • Jin Chen

About this book


This book provides a comprehensive overview of the Yangtze River system and its water resources development and management. From the perspectives of geology, hydrology, zoology, ecology, it discusses the Yangtze River’s geological history and aquatic environments, analyses the endangered species along the river basin, and reviews the effects of human hydrolytic activities on its ecosystem. By studying the history of Yangtze River system and its water resources development, it provides insights into the effects of evolution and human activities on the ecosystem of its basin, and offers strategic thoughts on conservation and sustainable development of the Yangtze River.

Written by an author with extensive experience in the field, this book is an invaluable reference resource for researchers interested in the Yangtze River.


The Yangtze River Changjiang River Evolution of river system Basin ecosystem Water resources utilization Floods and drought Ecological and environmental protection Basin management

Authors and affiliations

  • Jin Chen
    • 1
  1. 1.Changjiang Water Resources CommissionChangjiang River Science Research InstituteWuhanChina

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Changjiang Press (Wuhan) Co.,Ltd. & Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-981-13-7871-3
  • Online ISBN 978-981-13-7872-0
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