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Research Article

Evaluation of the Impacts of Land Use on Water Quality: A Case Study in The Chaohu Lake Basin

Table 2

Descriptive statistics for the study area, including water quality and land use characteristics.

CategoriesVariableObsMeanMinMaxS.D.

Water qualityCODmn (mg/L)815.182.77.81.09
NH3–N (mg/L)810.540.001.610.39
TP (mg/L)810.190.070.570.19
TN (mg/L)812.231.046.481.11
DO (mg/L)818.226.699.650.58

Land useCultivated land (%)810.470.320.800.12
Forest land (%)810.020.000.060.02
Grassland (%)810.020.000.670.02
Water area (%)810.360.000.580.16
Built-up area (%)810.110.030.330.08

Landscape metricsShannon 812.831.763.850.50

S.D.: standard deviation.

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