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MSEC / MultiScale Environmental Changes

Vietnam

Vietnam

Study Area

  • The Dong Cao catchment (49ha) is located close to Dong Cao village in Tien Xuan Commune, Hanoi province (60 km West of Hanoi) - North Vietnam.
  • Localisation:
    20°57'40"N 105°29'10"E
  • Three fitted sub-catchments are studied in this peri-urban watershed facing important land-use changes since 2000 switch from cassava + maize to Acacia mangium + feeding stuffs then village encroachment.
  • Geology consists to schist and the range of the slope varied from 20 to 60%.
  • Large inter-disciplinary survey including land-use, hydrology, climatology, ecology, soil science and socio-economy from 2002.