Anthropogenic impacts on water quality and water resources of the Pahang River, Malaysia

Mohd Shalahuddin Adnan, Yukihiro Shimatani, Zulkafli Abd Rashid

研究成果: 著書/レポートタイプへの貢献会議での発言

抄録

River water quality in the Pahang River and its adjacent tributaries is facing degradation due to increasing anthropogenic activities along the river bank. This study was initiated with the aim of investigating the effects of human activities and its impacts on water quality and water quantity. The spatial and temporal changes, as well as the human activities along this river are determined by analysing and calculating the water quality Index (WQI) and applying statistical approaches: principal component analysis (PCA) and cluster analysis (CA), to explore the relationship between anthropogenic activities and environmental variables. From the results obtained, it was seen that the WQI was highly correlated with the activities along the river bank. Human disturbance has severely degraded the water quality and ecosystem integrity, thereby depleting water resources. In addition, we speculate the significant decreasing trend between upstream and downstream of the Pahang River. Thus, serious mitigation steps should be proposed to protect our valuable resources.

元の言語英語
ホスト出版物のタイトルHydrological Cycle and Water Resources Sustainability in Changing Environments
ページ90-97
ページ数8
出版物ステータス出版済み - 12 1 2011
イベント5th International Symposium on Integrated Water Resources Management, IWRM 2010 and the 3rd International Symposium on Methodology in Hydrology - Nanjing, 中国
継続期間: 11 19 201011 21 2010

出版物シリーズ

名前IAHS-AISH Publication
350
ISSN(印刷物)0144-7815

その他

その他5th International Symposium on Integrated Water Resources Management, IWRM 2010 and the 3rd International Symposium on Methodology in Hydrology
中国
Nanjing
期間11/19/1011/21/10

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water resource
water quality
human activity
river
river bank
river water
cluster analysis
tributary
principal component analysis
mitigation
disturbance
degradation
ecosystem
resource
water
index

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

これを引用

Adnan, M. S., Shimatani, Y., & Rashid, Z. A. (2011). Anthropogenic impacts on water quality and water resources of the Pahang River, Malaysia. : Hydrological Cycle and Water Resources Sustainability in Changing Environments (pp. 90-97). (IAHS-AISH Publication; 巻数 350).

Anthropogenic impacts on water quality and water resources of the Pahang River, Malaysia. / Adnan, Mohd Shalahuddin; Shimatani, Yukihiro; Rashid, Zulkafli Abd.

Hydrological Cycle and Water Resources Sustainability in Changing Environments. 2011. p. 90-97 (IAHS-AISH Publication; 巻 350).

研究成果: 著書/レポートタイプへの貢献会議での発言

Adnan, MS, Shimatani, Y & Rashid, ZA 2011, Anthropogenic impacts on water quality and water resources of the Pahang River, Malaysia. : Hydrological Cycle and Water Resources Sustainability in Changing Environments. IAHS-AISH Publication, 巻. 350, pp. 90-97, 5th International Symposium on Integrated Water Resources Management, IWRM 2010 and the 3rd International Symposium on Methodology in Hydrology, Nanjing, 中国, 11/19/10.
Adnan MS, Shimatani Y, Rashid ZA. Anthropogenic impacts on water quality and water resources of the Pahang River, Malaysia. : Hydrological Cycle and Water Resources Sustainability in Changing Environments. 2011. p. 90-97. (IAHS-AISH Publication).
Adnan, Mohd Shalahuddin ; Shimatani, Yukihiro ; Rashid, Zulkafli Abd. / Anthropogenic impacts on water quality and water resources of the Pahang River, Malaysia. Hydrological Cycle and Water Resources Sustainability in Changing Environments. 2011. pp. 90-97 (IAHS-AISH Publication).
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