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News Release 17-042

New tool could help predict, prevent surging waters in flood plains

Developed for China's Yellow River, analytic formula could also enhance sustainability of eroding coastlines worldwide

View from the scientists' research vessel on the Yellow River in China.

View from the scientists' research vessel on the Yellow River in China.

Credit: Jeffrey Nittrouer


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Researchers' view of the famous Yellow River as it courses along.

Researchers' view of the famous Yellow River as it courses along.

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Fishing boat on the Yellow River; the boats often become scientific

Fishing boat on the Yellow River; the boats often become scientific "vessels of opportunity."

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Yellow River waters during the water and sediment regulation season aimed at clearing sediment.

Yellow River flood waters during the water and sediment regulation season aimed at clearing sediment.

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A farm home located on the Yellow River's banks. More than 80 million people live on the floodplain.

A farm home located on the Yellow River's banks. More than 80 million people live on the floodplain.

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An instrument about to be lowered into the Yellow River to collect a water and sediment sample.

An instrument about to be lowered into the Yellow River to collect a water and sediment sample.

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