Han River (South Korea)

The Han River or Hangang is a major river in South Korea and the fourth longest river on the Korean peninsula. The river serves as a major water source for Koreans despite significant industrial pollution, making it of concern to researchers, industry and the environmental…

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Hangzhou Bay (China)

Hangzhou Bay, or the Bay of Hangzhou is an inlet of the East China Sea, bordered by the province of Zhejiang and the municipality of Shanghai. The Qiantang River flows into the bay. It lies south of Shanghai, and ends at the city of Hangzhou…

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Lake Ontario (Canada USA)

Lake Ontario is one of the five Great Lakes of North America. It is surrounded on the north, west, and southwest by the Canadian province of Ontario, and on the south and east by the American state of New York, whose water boundaries meet in the middle of the lake…

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Lake Washington (USA)

Lake Washington is situated adjacent to the city of Seattle and is the second largest natural lake in the State of Washington. Lake Washington is one of the best examples in the world of of a successful lake restoration by the diversion of sewage, and has been extensively studied and researched…

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Mekong River (Vietnam)

The Mekong is a trans-boundary river in Southeast Asia. It is the world’s 12th-longest river and the 7th-longest in Asia. The trans-border issues as well as salinity intrusion and water quality issues makes it of interest among researchers, industry and the environmental regulatory community.

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Mobile Bay (USA)

Mobile Bay is an inlet of the Gulf of Mexico, lying within the state of Alabama in the United States. The conversion of natural landscapes around the Bay to agricultural or urban use has eliminated the ecosystem services they provided and negatively impacted submerged aquatic vegetation and…

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Moskva River (Russia)

The Moskva River is an important source for Moscow’s water supply. However, a number of studies indicate that the river is significantly polluted with contaminants such as ammonium, phosphate, nitrate, and PAHs. Insufficiently treated…

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Mumbai River (India)

The Ulhas River is a major river flowing through Mumbai, India. This river suffers from pollution because of industry and urban development along its length making it of interest to researchers, industry and the environmental regulatory community…

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Murray River Estuary (Australia)

The Murray River has agricultural and other non-point nutrient sources, industry and urban areas raising interest among researchers, industry and the environmental regulatory community. The environmental impact of the barrages (dykes) built in the Murray River Estuary is an area…

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