Sustained growth of river-mouth bars in the vulnerable Changjiang Delta

  title={Sustained growth of river-mouth bars in the vulnerable Changjiang Delta},
  author={Xiaodong Zhang and Daidu Fan and Zuosheng Yang and Shumei Xu and Wanqing Chi and Hongmin Wang},
  journal={Journal of Hydrology},
Abstract Based on 345 satellite images from 1991 to 2018, we examine the height, area and morphological changes of two large newborn river-mouth bars in the vulnerable Changjiang Delta as well as their influencing factors. The growth of inaccessible river-mouth bars is less affected by human estuarine activities, therefore, studying their growth shows particular promise in revealing the effects of relative sea level rise and human activities upstream of the river basin. We find the morphologic… Expand
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