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          CN 51-1193/Q
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Impact of Wenchuan Earthquake on Amphibian Habitat
Author of the article:LIU Yuan1, LIU Xi2, LI Cheng 3*, SUN Hong-ou1, LI Shu-jun1, XIAO Chang-lin1, ZHANG Yu-ke1
Author's Workplace:(1. Jiuzhaigou National Nature Reserve, Jiuzhaigou, Sichuan Province 623402, China; 2. Peking University, Beijing 100871, China; 3. Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Science, Chengdu 610041, China)
Key Words:Wenchuan earthquake; amphibian; habitat
Abstract:The amphibian habitat is impacted seriously by the Wenchuan earthquake. Three amphibians habitat was analyzed based on remote sensiong before and after the earthquake. The results showed that 15.2% of amphibian habitat was severely impacted. Most destroyed habitat centralized between latitude 31°~32°N which were in south and center areas. Furthermore, 100% of the destroyed habitat were distributed under 2000 m. The survival and flourish of amphibians were confronted with the strike of secondary disasters in the future.
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