Hydropower and Water Resources is a multidisciplinary Chinese academic journal that covers topics related to hydropower and water resources. It contains different theories and methodologies as a solution to problems arising from hydropower and water resources.
As an analysis platform for the breakthrough in knowledge, it aims to become a cutting-edge research journal for hydropower and water resources. In addition, the combinations of theoretical and practical studies ensure that this journal achieves a better quality. Hydropower and Water Resources also provides references and resources for researchers, management and education related personnel for solving complicated issues related to on water resources, hydropower, civil engineering, water transportation, waterway management, environmental engineering, soil and water conservation, urban water supply and drainage.
Hydropower and Water Resources is a journal with high academic standard, and undergoes a stringent high-quality peer-review process. The editors welcome contributions from authors that cover topics which are related but not limited to this issue.
Manuscripts should be related to but not limited to the following areas:
- water resources
- civil engineering
- water transportation
- waterway management
- environmental engineering
- soil and water conservation
- urban water supply and drainage
|周蓓蓓||西安理工大学水利水电学院 教授 专业主编||中国|
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- In 2001 Chandra and Tsai proposed a possible mitigation measure.
Three or more authors (Use first author's name, followed by italicized et al.)
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Journal article (print) with one to three authors
- Younger P. (2004). Using the internet to conduct a literature search. Nursing Standard, vol.19(6): 45-51.
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- Gamelin F X, Baquet G, Berthoin S, et al. (2009). Effect of high intensity intermittent training on heart rate variability in prepubescent children. European Journal of Applied Physiology,105: 731-738.
Journal article (online) with one to three authors
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- Schneider Z, Whitehead D and Elliott D. (2007).Nursing and Midwifery Research: Methods and Appraisal for Evidence-based Practice, 3rd edn. Marrickville, NSW: Elsevier Australia.
Book with more than three authors
- Davis M, Charles L, Curry M J, et al. (2003). Challenging Spatial Norms, London: Routledge.
Chapter or Article in Book
- Conway K M. (2014). Critical quantitative study of immigrant students. In F K Stage and R S Wells (Eds.)*, New Scholarship in Critical Quantitative Research— Part 1 (pp. 51-64). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
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Conference proceedings (from electronic database)
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Online Document without author name
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Government report (online)
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