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dc.contributor.authorPhong, N.D.
dc.contributor.authorHoanh, Chu Thai
dc.contributor.authorTuong, T.P.
dc.contributor.authorMalano, H.M.M.
dc.date.accessioned2015-03-17T14:39:53Z
dc.date.available2015-03-17T14:39:53Z
dc.date.issued2014
dc.identifier.citationPhong, N. D.; Hoanh, Chu Thai; Tuong, T. P.; Malano, H. 2014. Effective management for acidic pollution in the canal network of the Mekong Delta of Vietnam: a modeling approach. Journal of Environmental Management, 140:14-25. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2013.11.049
dc.identifier.issn0301-4797
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10568/58379
dc.description.abstractAcidic pollution can cause severe environmental consequences annually in coastal areas overlain with acid sulfate soils (ASS). A water quality model was used as an analytical tool for exploring the effects of water management options and other interventions on acidic pollution and salinity in Bac Lieu, a coastal province of the Mekong Delta. Fifty eight percent of the provincial area is covered by ASS, and more than three-fourths (approximately 175,000 ha) are used for brackish-water shrimp culture. Simulations of acid water propagation in the canal network indicate that the combination of opening the two main sluices along the East Sea of the study area at high tide for one day every week in May and June and widening the canals that connect these sluices to the West Sea allows for adequate saline water intake and minimizes the acidic pollution in the study area. On the other hand, canal dredging in the freshwater ASS area should be done properly as it can create severe acidic pollution.
dc.language.isoen
dc.titleEffective management for acidic pollution in the canal network of the Mekong Delta of Vietnam: a modeling approach
dc.typeJournal Article
cg.identifier.statusLimited Access
cg.river.basinMEKONG
cg.subject.iwmiACIDITY
cg.subject.iwmiWATER POLLUTION
cg.subject.iwmiDELTAS
cg.subject.iwmiSALINITY
cg.subject.iwmiCANALS
cg.subject.iwmiWATER MANAGEMENT
cg.subject.iwmiWATER QUALITY
cg.subject.iwmiMODELS
cg.subject.iwmiCOASTAL AREA
cg.subject.iwmiTIDES
cg.subject.iwmiSHRIMP CULTURE
cg.identifier.doihttps://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2013.11.049
cg.coverage.countryVIETNAM
cg.contributor.crpWater, Land and Ecosystems
cg.identifier.wlethemeLand and Water Productivity


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