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Changing climate and implications for water use in the Hetao Basin, Yellow River, China

White, Ian; Xu, Tingbao; Zeng, Jicai; Yu, Jian; Ma, Xin; Yang, Jinzhong; Huo, Zailin; Chen, Hang


Balancing water allocations in river basins between upstream irrigated agriculture and downstream cities, industry and environments is a global challenge. The effects of changing allocations are exemplified in the arid Hetao Irrigation District on the Yellow River, one of China’s three largest irrigation districts. Amongst the many challenges there, the impact of changing climate on future irrigation water demand is an underlying concern. In this paper we analyse trends in local climate data...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020
Type: Conference paper
Source: Proceedings of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences (PIAHS)
DOI: 10.5194/piahs-383-51-2020
Access Rights: Open Access


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