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2013-12-17 23:00:52

The Winter Solstice and Mass Wedding Vow Renewal will take place at 6pm on Saturday, December 21st, 2013 at Vecoma at the Yellow River. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Winter has bestowed magic upon the brides and grooms who first took their vows at Vecoma on the Yellow River. Renewing those vows among the snowy white décor is something to behold. The Winter Solstice is a turning point, a renewal of the season and the return of the light to the winter sky. Hosting a Winter...

Evidence Shows Dust And Sand Deposits In China Are Controlled By Rivers
2013-10-15 06:56:34

Royal Holloway, University of London New research published today in the journal Quaternary Science Reviews has found the first evidence that large rivers control desert sands and dust in Northern China. Northern China holds some of the world's most significant wind-blown dust deposits, known as loess. The origin of this loess-forming dust and its relationship to sand has previously been the subject of considerable debate. The team of researchers led by Royal Holloway University,...

2008-09-29 06:00:20

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "Water From Hebei Eases Beijing Water Shortage"] Beijing, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) - After travelling ten days, water from three big reservoirs in neighbouring Hebei Province arrived on Sunday at Tuancheng Lake in the renowned Summer Palace in Beijing's northwest. It's part of China's massive South-to-North Water Diversion Project which lasts from Sept. 18 to March 10, 2009. During the six...

2008-09-14 00:00:14

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) YICHANG, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) - Chinese experts said Friday that although the Yangtze River was still at flood season, the plan to raise the water level of the Three Gorges Project water to 175 meters in mid-September would not pose any flood control harm. No exact date was given for starting to do so, which is still awaiting approval from the State Council, the country's Cabinet. This broader timetable,...

2008-08-31 03:00:00

By Zhou, Tianjun Yu, Rucong; Chen, Haoming; Dai, Aiguo; Pan, Yang ABSTRACT Hourly or 3-hourly precipitation data from Precipitation Estimation from Remotely Sensed Information using Artificial Neural Networks (PERSIANN) and Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) 3B42 satellite products and rain gauge records are used to characterize East Asian summer monsoon rainfall, including spatial patterns in June-August (JJA) mean precipitation amount, frequency, and intensity, as well as the...

2008-08-19 09:00:35

Silting in Three Gorges Dam less serious than expected, says dam official BEIJING, Aug. 14 (Xinhua) -- The silting problem in China's mega Three Gorges project is much less serious than expected, said a senior dam official here Thursday. The volume of silt carried downriver to the dam area has been one third of that before the reservoir was impounded in 2003, said Cao Guangjing, vice general manager of the China Three Gorges Project Corporation (CTGPC), at a press conference here...

2008-07-26 12:00:35

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "New Flood Peak Appears on Huaihe River"] HEFEI, July 26 (Xinhua) - Nearly 3,000 people in east China's Anhui Province have been patrolling the embankments on the upper middle reaches of Huaihe River while a new flood peak was passing by early on Saturday. The flood peak, the second this year, reached Wangjiaba, a key hydrological station on the upper middle reaches of Huaihe River, at 4...

2008-06-20 18:00:00

A fresh round of sand washing in the Yellow River started on Thursday as water was sluiced out in major reservoirs on the middle and lower reaches of the waterway in central China's Henan Province. The on-going operation, the seventh since this technique was first used in 2002, works by discharging water from three reservoirs -- Wanjiazhai, Sanmenxia and Xiaolangdi -- to clear up the sediment in the river, the country's second-longest waterway. Speeding currents would carry tons of sand into...

2008-06-20 06:00:15

By Calum MacLeod BEIJING -- Floods in south China have killed at least 176 people this month and forced the evacuation of 1.6 million people. Yet the deadly start of China's rainy season masks a bigger crisis: not enough water. To tackle the water shortage threatening China's breakneck development, the nation is constructing the world's largest water diversion project. The dramatic scheme aims to defy the laws of nature on a scale that only China would attempt. The plan is to draw...


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