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Proceedings of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences An open-access publication for refereed proceedings in hydrology

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Proc. IAHS, 373, 7-12, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/piahs-373-7-2016
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12 May 2016
Impact of urbanization on rainfall-runoff processes: case study in the Liangshui River Basin in Beijing, China
Zongxue Xu and Gang Zhao

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China is undergoing rapid urbanization during the past decades. For example, the proportion of urban population in Beijing has increased from 57.6 % in 1980 to 86.3 % in 2013. Rapid urbanization has an adverse impact on the urban rainfall-runoff processes, which may result in the increase of urban flooding risk. In this study, the major purpose is to investigate the impact of land use/cover changes on hydrological processes and the flooding risk in Beijing.
China is undergoing rapid urbanization during the past decades. For example, the proportion of...
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