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What was the reasoning behind the Yellow River Flood?

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Researchers from Washington University in St. Louis have linked the deadly floods of China's Yellow River to a widespread pattern of human-caused environmental degradation and related flood-mitigation efforts that began changing the river's natural flow nearly 3,000 years ago. read more

“In the Yellow River, well over 95 per cent of the energy is available to move sediment,” he said. The physical properties of fine sediment were poorly understood in river science, in part because few other waterways in the world had as much as the Yellow River. read more

Huang He floods, (1887, 1931, 1938), series of devastating floods in China caused by the overflowing of the Huang He (Yellow River), the country’s second longest river. read more

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