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Geomorphometric Assessment of the Impacts of Dam Construction on River Disconnectivity and Flow Regulation in the Yangtze Basin

Xiankun Yang, Xixi Lu, Lishan Ran, Paolo Tarolli
2019 Sustainability  
Using the Yangtze basin as the study area, this study employed three modified metrics (river connectivity index, RCI; basin disconnectivity index, BDI; and the degree of regulation for each river section  ...  The study results can help promote more environmentally sustainable river management policies in the Yangtze basin.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to acknowledge the financial support from the National Natural Science Foundation of China (grant Nos. 41871017 and 91547110), and the research support from Guangzhou  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11123427 fatcat:6lte2tfkuzawxmgagn4px4gcge

Impact of the Three Gorges Dam on the Hydrology and Ecology of the Yangtze River

Xiao Zhang, Zengchuan Dong, Hoshin Gupta, Guangdong Wu, Dayong Li
2016 Water  
Construction and operation of the Three Gorges Dam (TGD) has significantly altered the downstream hydrological regime along the Yangtze River, which has in turn affected the environment, biodiversity and  ...  Besides posing a potential threat to the survival of migrant birds and aquatic species, operation of the TGD has also affected the human population, particularly with respect to water and food security  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/w8120590 fatcat:vgov7mhfovdr7e2pb5t6lcjjrq

Quantifying the impact of the Three Gorges Dam on the thermal dynamics of the Yangtze River

Huayang Cai, Sebastiano Piccolroaz, Jingzheng Huang, Zhiyong Liu, Feng Liu, Marco Toffolon
2018 Environmental Research Letters  
This study examines the impact of the world's largest dam, the Three Gorges Dam (TGD), on the thermal dynamics of the Yangtze River (China).  ...  The approach used here to quantify the separate contributions of climate and human interventions on RWT can be used to set scientific guidelines for river management and conservation planning strategies  ...  We thank the anonymous Reviewers for their insightful comments and suggestions, which have been used to improve the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aab9e0 fatcat:n3ltssbzrbdqrgz4z4drmdequy

Multi-Objective Sustainable Operation of the Three Gorges Cascaded Hydropower System Using Multi-Swarm Comprehensive Learning Particle Swarm Optimization

Xiang Yu, Hui Sun, Hui Wang, Zuhan Liu, Jia Zhao, Tianhui Zhou, Hui Qin
2016 Energies  
The long-term sustainable planning of the Three Gorges cascaded hydropower system consisting of the Three Gorges Dam and Gezhouba Dam located on the Yangtze River in China is studied.  ...  The long-term sustainable planning of the Three Gorges cascaded hydropower system consisting of the Three Gorges Dam (TGD) and Gezhouba Dam (GZB) is taken as the case for study.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest. Energies 2016, 9, 438  ... 
doi:10.3390/en9060438 fatcat:2dwhkbeugzbknclo3g5huzr5em

Water conservancy projects in China: Achievements, challenges and way forward

Junguo Liu, Chuanfu Zang, Shiying Tian, Jianguo Liu, Hong Yang, Shaofeng Jia, Liangzhi You, Bo Liu, Miao Zhang
2013 Global Environmental Change  
Acknowledgments This study was supported by International S&T Cooperation Program from the Ministry of Science and Technology of China  ...  yr in 2008, mainly as a result of the trapping effect of the human-made dams, particularly the Three Gorges Dam (Yang et al., 2011) .  ...  The construction of the Gezhouba Dam in the 1980s in the Yangtze River resulted in large declines in the populations of three endemic, ancient, and nationally protected fish species because of the fragmentation  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2013.02.002 fatcat:bj27dvup4zfulkyi36jxdzldxy

A framework for social impact analysis of large dams: A case study of cascading dams on the Upper-Mekong River, China

Pu Wang, James P. Lassoie, Shikui Dong, Stephen J. Morreale
2013 Journal of Environmental Management  
It then addresses the social impacts of large dams, and introduces an empirical study conducted during the summer of 2010 in areas affected by dams along the Upper-Mekong River, China.  ...  Large dam construction has significant environmental and social impacts at different scales.  ...  Case studies of large dams in China This section provides a series of case studies on representative large dams in China, including the Three Gorges Dam, Xiaolangdi key water-control project, and cascade  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2012.12.045 pmid:23380304 fatcat:7hrffduaazbrpls2lirubmahyy

Evidence-Based Indicator Approach to Identify Environmental Impacts of Cascade Dam Projects: A Case Study of Cascade Dam Projects on the Yangtze River

Ang Chen, Miao Wu
2022 Water  
the Yangtze River.  ...  In response to the limitations, we propose several suggestions: (1) SBQ: to introduce a factor to balance the proportion evaluation result of new developed dams and existing dams in the study; (2) SBQ:  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/w14162572 fatcat:erq2nuwfzrgrrokscncoc6qvou

Eco-environmentally friendly operational regulation: an effective strategy to diminish the TDG supersaturation of reservoirs

J. Feng, R. Li, R. Liang, X. Shen
2014 Hydrology and Earth System Sciences  
This paper is a reference for the eco-environmentally friendly operation of large and deep reservoirs.</p>  ...  A laterally averaged two-dimensional model is employed to simulate the TDG transportation and dissipation in the Bala Reservoir in addition to the hydrodynamics and water temperature.  ...  This material is based upon work supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, Grant No. 51179111. Edited by: Y. Cai  ... 
doi:10.5194/hess-18-1213-2014 fatcat:edbjufa2orhkviblrnsq5nh4zq

Eco-environmentally friendly operational regulation: an effective strategy to diminish the TDG supersaturation of reservoirs

J. J. Feng, R. Li, R. F. Liang, X. Shen
2013 Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions  
This paper is a reference for the eco-environmentally friendly operation of large and deep reservoirs. Published by Copernicus Publications on behalf of the European Geosciences Union.  ...  A laterally averaged two-dimensional model is employed to simulate the TDG transportation and dissipation in the Bala Reservoir in addition to the hydrodynamics and water temperature.  ...  This material is based upon work supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, Grant No. 51179111. Edited by: Y. Cai  ... 
doi:10.5194/hessd-10-14355-2013 fatcat:aogqgf3ixzcbnnqgdm3xrcyb4m

95/05538 International energy outlook 1994

1995 Fuel and Energy Abstracts  
) History of the Three Gorges Dam Project Chinese leader, Sun Yat Sen, proposes construction of a dam at Three Gorges to improve navigation of the Yangtze River and to make better use of the river's resources  ...  John Lucian Savage, chief design engineer of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, surveys the Yangtze River and drafts a proposal for a dam at Three Gorges.  ...  Energy Information Administration/ International Energy Outlook 1998 189 Appendix C A Status Report on Developing Transportation for Caspian Basin Oil and Gas Production Prior to the breakup of the Soviet  ... 
doi:10.1016/0140-6701(95)97259-m fatcat:ihewgjjkkfhfperfoe2ycw6agu

PRACTICE IN DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF THE YANGTZE THREE GORGES PROJECT

Youmei Lu
unpublished
The Yangtze Three Gorges Project (TGP) is the largest multipurpose water conservancy complex in the world nowadays.  ...  in a scientific and rigorous manner and the execution of construction and management through both considering practical situations and trying to open up a creative path.  ...  In 2002, CTGPC lost no chance to incorporate the Yangtze Power Co., Ltd to assume the responsibility of power operation and management for Gezhouba Hydropower Plant and Three Gorges Hydropower Plant, creating  ... 
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International Journal of Business and Management, Vol. 4, No. 1, January 2009

Editor IJBM
2009 International Journal of Business and Management  
In this paper, a full-scale view over the direct financing of New-model Culture Industry in China will be taken.  ...  Abstract New-model Culture Industry is a newly-developing industry even in the whole world, and is also a "sunrise" industry.  ...  China Three Gorges Dam Project (big project, public project, construction project and development project) Three Gorges Dam is a Chinese hydroelectric river dam, which is also the biggest dam in the world  ... 
doi:10.5539/ijbm.v4n1p0 fatcat:fsculp7labechgdyuy3fezy5gq

International Journal of Business and Management, Vol. 3, No. 1, January 2008

Editior IJBM
2009 International Journal of Business and Management  
In this paper, a full-scale view over the direct financing of New-model Culture Industry in China will be taken.  ...  Abstract New-model Culture Industry is a newly-developing industry even in the whole world, and is also a "sunrise" industry.  ...  China Three Gorges Dam Project (big project, public project, construction project and development project) Three Gorges Dam is a Chinese hydroelectric river dam, which is also the biggest dam in the world  ... 
doi:10.5539/ijbm.v3n1p0 fatcat:ztytez5smvgu7b5p3ox547loki

'Sustainability' of what, for whom? Unfolding China's sustainability transitions and green modernisation [article]

Hong Xu, University, The Australian National
2022
Many studies also end up by underscoring the need for collective actions to tackle complex, dynamic and diverse socio-ecological challenges in sustainability transition.  ...  The crisis is also a catalyst for reforms toward more 'sustainable' futures. However, most discussion of transiting to a more sustainable future is theoretical or niche-based.  ...  Acknowledgments: We thank the three anonymous reviewers, whose critical and constructive feedback helped to improve and refine this work.  ... 
doi:10.25911/78zn-cn60 fatcat:zeymrrpouvd4rpqghbkxqq5nfu

Deliberative water governance : theory and practice in the Mekong region [article]

John Gregory Dore, University, The Australian National, University, The Australian National
2018
Water governance can be understood along a spectrum, from a means to achieve pre{u00AD}determined objectives to a social process of dialogue, negotiation and decision-making.  ...  The final chapter of this section introduces a framework for analysing transboundary water governance complexes and distils suggestions for making water governance m [...]  ...  Acknowledgements In addition to this global Ashgate production, the paper is being included in a set of Mekong papers on wider water governance issues by the M-POWER network (www.mpowernet.org).  ... 
doi:10.25911/5d63bfe27aaa7 fatcat:ipknzttbsjb6dcw753o2cczbpe
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