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Journal of Marine Biology
Volume 2011, Article ID 981273, 17 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/981273
Research Article

Effects of Land-Use Change on Characteristics and Dynamics of Watershed Discharges in Babeldaob, Palau, Micronesia

1Palau International Coral Reef Center, P.O. Box 7086, Koror, 96940, Palau
2School of Environmental Science and Management, Southern Cross University, P.O. Box 157, Lismore, NSW 2840, Australia
3Australian Center for Tropical Freshwater Research, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD 4811, Australia
4Australian Institute of Marine Science, PMB no.3, Townsville MC, QLD 4810, Australia
5Kewalo Marine Laboratory, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 41 Ahui Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
6The Nature Conservancy, Palau Field Office, P.O. Box 1738, Koror 96940, Palau

Received 24 June 2010; Accepted 15 September 2010

Academic Editor: Kim Selkoe

Copyright © 2011 Yimnang Golbuu et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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