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Yang, H. F. (author), Yang, S. L. (author), Xu, K. H. (author), Wu, H. (author), Shi, B. W. (author), Zhu, Q. (author), Zhang, W. X. (author), Yang, Z. (author)
Deltas are widely threatened by sediment starvation and climate change. Erosion potential is an important indicator of delta vulnerability. Here, we investigate the erosion potential of the Yangtze Delta. We found that over the past half century the Yangtze's sediment discharge has decreased by 80% due to the construction of >50,000 dams...
journal article 2017