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Zhu, Chunyan (author), Zhang, Yuning (author), van Maren, D.S. (author), Xie, Weiming (author), Guo, Leicheng (author), Wang, Xianye (author), He, Qing (author)
The sediment load in the Yangtze River downstream of the Three Gorges Dam (TGD) has substantially declined in recent decades. The decrease is more profound below the TGD, e.g., a 97% decrease at Yichang, compared with that at the delta apex, 1200 km downstream, e.g., a 75% decrease, implying along-river sediment recovery. Two large river...
journal article 2023