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Correction: Spatial distribution of heavy metals in the West Dongting Lake floodplain, China

Dong Peng a, Ziyu Liu a, Xinyue Su a, Yaqian Xiao ab, Yuechen Wang a, Beth A. Middleton c and Ting Lei *a
aBeijing Forestry University, School of Ecology and Nature Conservation, 35 Tsinghua East Road, Haidian Distinct, Beijing 100083, P. R. China. E-mail:
bBeijing Normal University, No. 19, XinJieKouWai St., HaiDian District, Beijing 100875, P. R. China
cU.S. Geological Survey, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, 700 Cajundome Boulevard, Lafayette, LA 70506, USA. E-mail:

Received 6th April 2020 , Accepted 6th April 2020

First published on 21st April 2020

Correction for ‘Spatial distribution of heavy metals in the West Dongting Lake floodplain, China’ by Dong Peng et al., Environ. Sci.: Processes Impacts, 2020, DOI: 10.1039/c9em00536f.

The authors regret that incorrect affiliations were listed in the original manuscript for the authors Dong Peng, Ziyu Liu, Xinyue Su, Yaqian Xiao, Yuechen Wang and Ting Lei. The corrected list of affiliations for this paper is as shown above.

There was an error in the acknowledgement text. The corrected acknowledgement text is given below:

We thank Peng Lingli, Chen Mingzhu, the staff of the West Dongting Lake National Nature Reserve and classmates at Beijing Forestry University for assistance with field and lab work. We thank anonymous reviewers for comments on earlier versions of the manuscript. We also thank the USGS Ecosystems Program. This work was supported by the Key Technologies Research and Development Program of China (No. 2018YFC0507200) and the National Training Program of Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Undergraduates (No. 201710022069), under the US–China Eco-Partnership program and Beijing Forestry University/U.S. Geological Survey Technical Agreement (TAA-15-3921).

In the Introduction (Paragraph 1, Line 11), the sentence “For example, Jiang et al. sampled the entire lake (Jiang et al. 2008) but not the tributaries flowing into the lake” used an incorrect citation format. It should be linked to reference number 34.

The Royal Society of Chemistry apologises for these errors and any consequent inconvenience to authors and readers.

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