• Campbell, F. B., and H. A. Bauder, A rating-curve method for determining silt-discharge of streams, Eos Trans. AGU, 21, 603607, 1940.
  • Cohn, T. A., Recent advances in statistical methods for the estimation of sediment and nutrient transport in rivers, Rev. Geophys., 33, 11171130, 1995.
  • Crawford, C. G., Estimation of suspended-sediment rating curves and mean suspended-sediment loads, J. Hydrol., 129, 331348, 1991.
  • Duan, N., Smearing estimate—A nonparametric retransformation method, J. Am. Stat. Assoc., 78, 605610, 1983.
  • Farr, I. S., and R. T. Clarke, Reliability of suspended load estimates in chalk streams, Arch. Hydrobiol., 101, 119, 1984.
  • Ho, C. S., An introduction to the geology of Taiwan, 153 pp., The Ministry of Economic Affairs, St. Taipei, Taiwan, 1975.
  • Kao, S. J., and K. K. Liu, Particulate organic carbon export from a subtropical mountainous river (Lanyang-Hsi) in Taiwan, Limnol. Oceanogr., 41, 17491757, 1996.
  • Kao, S. J., and K. K. Liu, Fluxes of DOC and fossil POC from an Oceania small river (Lanyang-Hsi) in Taiwan, Biogeochemistry, 39(3), 255269, 1997.
  • Kao, S. J., and K. K. Liu, Stable carbon and nitrogen isotope systematics in a human-disturbed watershed (Lanyang-Hsi) in Taiwan and the estimation of biogenic particulate organic carbon and nitrogen fluxes, Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 14, 189198, 2000.
  • Kao, S. J., and K. K. Liu, Estimating the suspended sediment load by using the historical hydrometric record from the Lanyang-Hsi watershed, Terr. Atmos. Oceanic Sci., 12(2), 401414, 2001.
  • Keil, R. G., D. B. Montlucon, F. G. Prahl, and J. I. Hedges, Sorptive preservation of labile organic matter in marine sediments, Nature, 370, 549551, 1994.
  • Li, Y. H., Denudation of Taiwan island since the Pliocene epoch, J. Geol., 4, 105107, 1976.
  • Meybeck, M., C, N, P, and S in rivers: From sources to global inputs, in Interactions of C, N, P and S Biogeochemical Cycles and Global Change, edited by R. Wollast et al., pp. 163194, Springer-Verlag, New York, 1993.
  • Meybeck, M., and C. Vorosmarty, Global transfer of carbon by rivers, Global Change News Lett., 4, pp. 1820, Int. Geosphere-Biosphere Programme Secretariat, Stockholm, 1999.
  • Milliman, J. D., Flux and fate of fluvial sediment and water in coastal seas, in Ocean Margin Processes in Global Change, edited by R. F. C. Mantoura et al., pp. 6989, John Wiley, New York, 1991.
  • Milliman, J. D., and R. H. Meade, World-wide delivery of river sediment to the oceans, J. Geol., 91, 121, 1983.
  • Milliman, J. D., and J. P. M. Syvitski, Geomorphic/tectonic control of sediment discharge to the ocean: The importance of small mountainous rivers, J. Geol., 100, 525544, 1992.
  • Nittrouer, C. A., G. J. Brunskill, and A. G. Figueiredo, Importance of tropical coastal environments, Geo. Mar. Lett., 15, 121126, 1995.
  • Walling, D. E., Assessing the accuracy of suspended sediment rating curves for a samll basin, Water Resour. Res., 13, 531538, 1977.