Dams and Earthquakes

Geographical overview of the Three Gorges dam and reservoir, China—geologic hazards and environmental impacts

(2008) The Three Gorges dam and reservoir are an ongoing project that will involve a continuous process of construction, maintenance, monitoring, evaluation, and modification. Some of the history, construction characteristics, hydropower statistics, environmental and population impacts, monitoring, and current and potential hazards of the massive dam project are presented in this Microsoft PowerPoint® format.

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Lynn M. Highland, USGS, U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Open-File Report 2008–1241

Categories: Dams and Earthquakes, RIS, Three Gorges

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  1. The PDF file link is not reacheable. Please, I want study this data information. I am a PhD Student in UFABC Universidade Federal do Grande ABC in São Paulo, Brazil.

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