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Three Gorges Dam – Technical Journal References [information below summarized from the ISI Web of Knowledge search] The river dragon has come! The Three Gorges Dam and the fate of China 's Yangtze river and its people by Qing D, Sharpe ME. McCormack G, CHINA JOURNAL. 41: 174-177 JAN 1999. [Book Review] Edmonds RL CHINA QUARTERLY. (155): 673-674 SEP 1998 [Book Review] Christoff PS. LIBRARY JOURNAL. 122 (20): 125-125 DEC 1997 [Book Review] {the CU library has this an an electronic book; largely focuses on risks and negatives of the project} book also focuses on resettlement, water pollution, and historical relics To whom does the Yangtze River belong: Can China in its development undertake the Three Gorges dam project? - Dai,Q, Xue,WJ. Lee YCB. CHINA JOURNAL. 37: 168-170 JAN 1997 [Book Review] China's great leap backward - Uneconomic and outdated, the Three Gorges dam will stunt China's economic growth. Adams P, Ryder G. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL. 53(4):687-704 FAL 1998 China's Three Gorges Dam will soon transform the yangtze. Hoh E. NATURAL HISTORY. THE SANXIA (3 GORGES) PROJECT - THE ENVIRONMENTAL ARGUMENT SURROUNDING CHINA SUPER DAM. EDMONDS RL GLOBAL ECOLOGY AND BIOGEOGRAPHY LETTERS. 2 (4): 105-125 JUL 1992 The Three Gorges Dam was formally approved by the National People's Congress in April 1992. As the world's largest dam, the project has attracted a considerable amount of attention. This article looks at the background to the project and the arguments surrounding construction and financing. Approval of the Sanxia project was expedited by the Tiananmen Incident of 1989 and the massive flooding on the Yangtze River during summer 1991. Advocates of the dam admit that there are still some technical uncertainties. Given the fact it is highly unlikely that the dam will serve its purported functions of flood control, energy generation, navigation improvement, and increased water supply, the Chinese would be wise to avoid the irreparable ecological damage and the economic risk from such another grandiose project. Instead of a large dam, smaller scale projects and basic conservation measures are likely to have more positive environmental, economic, and political consequences. Physical-biological sources for dense algal blooms near the Changjiang River. Chen CS, Zhu JR, Beardsley RC, Franks PJS. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS. 30 (10): art. no. 1515 MAY 22 2003 Harmful algal blooms ("red tides'') occur primarily in a confined region on the inner shelf off the Changjiang River in the East China Sea during May-August. The areal extent of these blooms has increased dramatically in the last decade, and is thought to be associated with the rapid increase in nutrient supply via the Changjiang River. These results imply that the formation of phytoplankton blooms is controlled by a complex interplay of physical, geological, biological, and chemical processes associated with the Changjiang River discharge, sediment deposition, and Taiwan Warm Current (TWC) water intrusions. The predicted increase in nutrient loading in the Changjiang
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