Research ArticleSEDIMENTOLOGY

The exceptional sediment load of fine-grained dispersal systems: Example of the Yellow River, China

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Science Advances  12 May 2017:
Vol. 3, no. 5, e1603114
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1603114

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vol. 3 no. 5

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  • Received for publication December 7, 2016
  • Accepted for publication March 14, 2017

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  1. Hongbo Ma1,*,
  2. Jeffrey A. Nittrouer1,
  3. Kensuke Naito2,
  4. Xudong Fu3,
  5. Yuanfeng Zhang4,
  6. Andrew J. Moodie1,
  7. Yuanjian Wang4,
  8. Baosheng Wu3 and
  9. Gary Parker2,5
  1. 1Department of Earth Science, Rice University, Houston, TX 77251, USA.
  2. 2Ven Te Chow Hydrosystems Laboratory, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL 61801, USA.
  3. 3State Key Laboratory of Hydroscience and Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, P. R. China.
  4. 4Yellow River Institute of Hydraulic Research, Zhengzhou, Henan 450000, P. R. China.
  5. 5Department of Geology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL 61801, USA.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: sediment{at}rice.edu

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