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Table 1 The geographic location, morphology, climate, and catchment land uses of ten study lakes in the Yangtze River basin, China

From: The effects of climate, catchment land use and local factors on the abundance and community structure of sediment ammonia-oxidizing microorganisms in Yangtze lakes

Lake names Longitude Latitude Elevation Lake area Mean depth MAT MAP Catchment agriculture Catchment built-up land Catchment vegetation Catchment water bodies
(°E) (°N) (m) (km2) (m) (°C) (mm) (%) (%) (%) (%)
1. Lake Bajiaohu 113.20 29.45 27 12.3 3.0 16.50 1360 40.12 8.11 28.33 23.44
2. Lake Chihu 115.73 29.77 16 80.4 2.8 16.57 1583 46.27 2.36 34.56 16.81
3. Lake Dianshanhu 120.96 31.10 3 63.7 2.5 16.19 1311 54.11 2.75 33.19 9.95
4. Lake Donghu 112.65 29.38 25 23.2 3.5 15.26 1195 48.99 17.34 17.07 16.60
5. Lake Guchenghu 118.91 31.30 8 24.5 1.6 14.98 1292 44.13 3.25 41.13 11.49
6. Lake Honghu 113.36 29.84 25 344.4 1.9 16.24 1359 54.87 1.13 17.35 26.65
7. Lake Huahu 115.05 30.30 18 10.3 1.8 16.41 1532 43.22 6.67 33.21 16.90
8. Lake Junshanhu 116.36 28.51 18 192.5 4.0 17.15 1724 38.92 2.93 35.67 22.48
9. Lake Taihu 120.34 31.20 3 2425 2.1 15.26 1175 42.33 13.05 33.05 11.57
10. Lake Xilianghu 114.10 29.97 22 72.1 1.9 16.31 1451 37.33 2.43 37.17 23.07
  1. MAT and MAP indicate mean annual temperature and mean annual precipitation, respectively