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Identification of Water Scarcity and Providing Solutions for Adapting to Climate Changes in the Heihe River Basin of China

Xiangzheng Deng, Chunhong Zhao
2015 Advances in Meteorology  
However, there is more and more serious water resource shortage and decrease of water productivity in Heihe River Basin under the influence of climate change and human activities.  ...  In ecologically fragile areas with arid climate, such as the Heihe River Basin in northwestern China, sustainable social and economic development depends largely on the availability and sustainable uses  ...  Acknowledgments This research was financially supported by the major research plan of the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant no. 91325302) and the National Natural Science Funds of China  ... 
doi:10.1155/2015/279173 fatcat:2v7txl37b5g4xoouvhpio3m25u

Accessing future crop yield and crop water productivity over the Heihe River basin in northwest China under a changing climate

Qi Liu, Jun Niu, Bellie Sivakumar, Risheng Ding, Sien Li
2021 Geoscience Letters  
Using the previously well-established Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT), crop yield and crop water productivity of four major crops (corn, wheat, barley, and spring canola-Polish) in the Heihe River  ...  of the Heihe River basin would be positive.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was financially supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (51679233)  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40562-020-00172-6 fatcat:rfcoex425jculeb5re4h2ly44i

The Allocation of Water Resources in the Midstream of Heihe River for the "97 Water Diversion Scheme" and the "Three Red Lines"

Wenjie Geng, Xiaohui Jiang, Yuxin Lei, Jinyan Zhang, Huan Zhao
2021 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
The result showed that if we fail to confine total water consumption in the midstream, through the reasonable allocation of water resources, the real water use and water consumption of the middle Heihe  ...  We constructed a water resource allocation model for the midstream of Heihe River to reasonably allocate water resources in the Heihe River's midstream and downstream.  ...  Water Resource Allocation Model in the Middle Reaches of the Heihe River The utilization of water resources in the Heihe River Basin should comprehensively consider the ecological water demand of the irrigated  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph18041887 pmid:33669199 fatcat:e4vhulusf5hifb4n2km2675h44

Optimization of Water Consumption Distribution Based on Crop Suitability in the Middle Reaches of Heihe River

Liuyue He, Sufen Wang, Congcong Peng, Qian Tan
2018 Sustainability  
The developed model was applied to a real case study in the middle reaches of Heihe River basin, in the northwest of China.  ...  The impacts of meteorological, topographic, and soil factors were taken into account in both the distributed water consumption model and the crop suitability.  ...  Acknowledgments: We are very grateful to Cold and Arid Regions Science Data Center at Lanzhou for providing the DEM and NDVI data. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su10072119 fatcat:h6ghahk74beyxnrsap6vr2hdma

Urbanization and Industrial Transformation for Improved Water Management [chapter]

Feng Wu, Qingling Shi, Shaikh Shamim Hasan, Chenchen Shi, John Gibson
2019 Undergraduate Topics in Computer Science  
, industrial structure, and water utilization efficiency on the counties of middle reach of Heihe River Basin.  ...  Zhangye is one of the cities in the middle reach of the Heihe River Basin with the highest urbanization rate.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-981-10-6949-9_2 fatcat:hvuttlywbndjjmmv5wpfxfv6jy

Effects of Mulching on Maize Yield and Evapotranspiration in the Heihe River Basin, Northwest China

Qianxi Shen, Jun Niu, Bellie Sivakumar, Na Lu
2022 Remote Sensing  
This study examined the effects of plastic film mulching on crop yield and evapotranspiration (ET) in the Heihe River basin in Northwest China.  ...  Through comparative analysis, it was found that after plastic film mulching, maize yield in 12–41% of the Heihe River basin increased to a certain extent, reaching 8%.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest. Remote Sens. 2022, 14, 700  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs14030700 fatcat:uh7vg3psbvds3n656wvct4a4qe

Pricing or Quota? A Solution to Water Scarcity in Oasis Regions in China: A Case Study in the Heihe River Basin

Minjun Shi, Xiaojun Wang, Hong Yang, Tao Wang
2014 Sustainability  
in the Heihe River Basin in northwest China.  ...  This paper used a bio-economic model (BEM) to examine the shadow price of water resources and to investigate farmers' response to water demand management policies in water scarce regions based on a study  ...  Acknowledgments The authors thank the major research plan of the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 91325302) and the China National Key project from the Ministry of Science and Technology  ... 
doi:10.3390/su6117601 fatcat:xmjajtjqjbfb7pd6qjjkscjvia

Evaluation of water productivity under climate change in irrigated areas of the arid Northwest China using an assemble statistical downscaling method and an agro-hydrological model

Liu Liu, Zezhong Guo, Guanhua Huang
2018 Proceedings of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences  
</strong> The Heihe River Basin (HRB) is the second largest inland river basin, located in the arid region of Northwest China with a serious water shortage.  ...  Crop yield showed an increasing trend, while crop water consumption decreased gradually in Gaotai and Ganzhou irrigated areas.  ...  The authors are grateful to the Data Center of the Heihe Research Program (http://westdc.westgis.ac.cn/heihe), the World Climate Research Programme's Working Group on Coupled Modelling, which is responsible  ... 
doi:10.5194/piahs-379-393-2018 fatcat:r6auf7sbxzffdh6eadkyrjx7hm

Different Irrigation Water Requirements of Seed Corn and Field Corn in the Heihe River Basin

Minghong Tan, Luqian Zheng
2017 Water  
Corn is the most important crop in the middle reaches of the Heihe River, and its water consumption is about 50% of the total agriculture water consumption of the middle reaches.  ...  The Heihe River is the second largest river in arid areas of China, and the irrigation water of oasis agriculture in its middle reaches accounts for almost 80% of the water resources in the whole watershed  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest. Water 2017, 9, 606  ... 
doi:10.3390/w9080606 fatcat:jic3bdrr7jbzrm7nak4ocvnluq

Three-Stage Data Envelopment Analysis of Agricultural Water Use Efficiency: A Case Study of the Heihe River Basin

Guofeng Wang, Nan Lin, Xiaoxue Zhou, Zhihui Li, Xiangzheng Deng
2018 Sustainability  
This means that the effects of pure technology on improving overall technology are very limited, and scale adjustment is vitally important to the agricultural production area in the Heihe River Basin.  ...  Aiming to inspect the water use-related situation in the Heihe River Basin, we used a three-stage data envelopment analysis to examine agricultural water use efficiency (WUE) and related issues in the  ...  Author Contributions: Zhihui Li gave the overview of this paper, Xiangzheng Deng designed the paper, Xiaoxue Zhou and Nan Lin contributed to materials and data preparation, and Guofeng Wang wrote the paper  ... 
doi:10.3390/su10020568 fatcat:g23cya4qgjczvj5pjftfziia2m

A Spatial and Temporal Study of the Green and Blue Water Flow Distribution in Typical Ecosystems and its Ecosystem Services Function in an Arid Basin

Chuanfu Zang, Ganquan Mao
2019 Water  
The corn yield per hectare of cropland was highest in the Heihe River Basin, followed by wheat, and the lowest yield was the oil yield from 2000 to 2010.  ...  In the entire basin, the amount of green and blue water flow in the grassland was greater than that in the cropland, and that in the cropland was larger than that in the forest.  ...  We also thank my other colleagues' valuable comments and suggestions that have helped improve the manuscript. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/w11010097 fatcat:z42qpvgmz5fdpi3ka22esi4tm4

Economic Impacts of Total Water Use Control in the Heihe River Basin in Northwestern China—An Integrated CGE-BEM Modeling Approach

Na Li, Xiaojun Wang, Minjun Shi, Hong Yang
2015 Sustainability  
a total water use control policy in the Heihe river basin, northwestern China.  ...  Keywords: total water use control; computable general equilibrium model; bio-economic model; Heihe river basin; Zhangye where QXi denotes the quantity of the output of industry i, QKi and QLi denote the  ...  for their contributions on household survey and the compilation of the Input Output Tables used in this paper.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su7033460 fatcat:ajv4tw7rzbekrlbre5v5tc6xa4

Optimal Water Resources Allocation under the Constraint of Land Use in the Heihe River Basin of China

Zhanqi Wang, Jun Yang, Xiangzheng Deng, Xi Lan
2015 Sustainability  
The program includes two layers, namely water allocation among different counties located in the middle reaches of the Heihe River Basin and among domestic, industrial, agricultural and ecological uses  ...  In recent years, water scarcity and irrational utilization have become the pivotal issues for the sustainable development of river basins in China.  ...  as a constraint, and has conducted an empirical study in the middle reaches of the Heihe River Basin.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su7021558 fatcat:boznkhqnjrh3zpoc22mq2cxxha

Is irrigation water price an effective leverage for water management? An empirical study in the middle reaches of the Heihe River basin

Qing Zhou, Feng Wu, Qian Zhang
2015 Physics and Chemistry of the Earth  
reaches of the Heihe River basin.  ...  In the present study, we examine whether price is an effective and applicable instrument for restraining the increasing demand for agricultural irrigation water in the middle reaches of the Heihe River  ...  Data support from the research projects of the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 91325302; Grant No. 71225005) is also acknowledged.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.pce.2015.09.002 fatcat:7b76nc5z6bb5vjb2l7af5hxkuq

Seasonal effects of irrigation on land–atmosphere latent heat, sensible heat and carbon fluxes in semi-arid basin

Yujin Zeng, Zhenghui Xie, Shuang Liu
2016 Earth System Dynamics Discussions  
on Latent Heat (LH), Sensible Heat (SH) and Carbon Fluxes (or net ecosystem exchange, NEE) from land to atmosphere on the Heihe River Basin in northwestern China were conducted using a high-quality irrigation  ...  The study indicates that how a land surface model with high spatial resolution can represent crop growing and its effects over basin scale.  ...  The Heihe River Basin upstream and middle reaches sit in a semi-arid area, whereas the downstream reaches retain an arid climate all year round.  ... 
doi:10.5194/esd-2016-45 fatcat:ug32foluyzd3hgijuur5zruzma
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