Runoff, sediment flux in High Mountain Asia could limit meals, energy for millions

Journal Reference: Dongfeng Li, Xixi Lu, Irina Overeem, Desmond E. Walling, Jaia Syvitski, Albert J. Kettner, Bodo Bookhagen, Yinjun Zhou, Ting Zhang. Exceptional increases in fluvial sediment fluxes in a warmer and wetter High Mountain Asia. Science, 2021; 374 (6567): 599 DOI: 10.1126/science.abi9649 The cause is “amplified warming”: Since 1950, the High Mountain Asia area, … Read more

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