1 Kravtsovа V.I.
2 Inyushin A.N.

Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU)

Space images from Landsat-5, -7, -8 satellites were used to investigate the changes of the Huanghe River delta for 1995–2015, after overlapping Quingshuigou channel, active in 1976–1996, turning the river to the East, and forming a new channel and promontory Chahe. In the work with images strong attention was paid to tidal activity. Compiled schemes of modern delta promontories dynamics show the growth of the new promontory of Chahe and the erosion of the old promontory of Quingshuigou. Before the 2000-s the data of the new delta promontory growth exceeded that of the old one, but after this time the erosion became stronger than the accumulation. In spite of sediments discharge reducing, the whole delta continues its growth, although the tendency for its future reducing is emerging.
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Kravtsovа V.I., 
Inyushin A.N., 
(2017) Dynamics of modern delta of the Huanghe River at last decades: investigation by satellite images. Geodesy and cartography = Geodezia i Kartografia, (1), pp. 18-24. (In Russian). DOI: 10.22389/0016-7126-2017-919-1-18-24
Publication History
Received: 20.05.2016
Accepted: 20.07.2016
Published: 20.02.2017


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