Impacts of gold mining and land use alterations on the water quality of central Mongolian rivers
Article first published online: 5 NOV 2009
Copyright © 2005 SETAC
Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management
Volume 1, Issue 4, pages 365–373, November 2005
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Stubblefield, A., Chandra, S., Eagan, S., Tuvshinjargal, D., Davaadorzh, G., Gilroy, D., Sampson, J., Thorne, J., Allen, B. and Hogan, Z. (2005), Impacts of gold mining and land use alterations on the water quality of central Mongolian rivers. Integr Environ Assess Manag, 1: 365–373. doi: 10.1002/ieam.5630010406
- Issue published online: 5 NOV 2009
- Article first published online: 5 NOV 2009
- Manuscript Accepted: 26 MAY 2005
- Manuscript Received: 22 NOV 2004
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