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Millennium Ecosystem Assessment
Uploaded on Tuesday 21 Feb 2012
Inland water and mountain systems
Philippe Rekacewicz, Emmanuelle Bournay, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Inland water systems are permanent water bodies inland from the coastal zone and areas whose properties and use are dominated by the permanent, seasonal, or intermittent occurrence of flooded conditions. Inland waters include rivers, lakes, floodplains, reservoirs, wetlands, and inland saline systems.