A two-day symposium focused on China’s Three Gorges Dam convened scientists and experts from China and elsewhere for a post-project assessment of the world’s largest hydro dam at the University of California, Berkeley.
Reservoir levels at the Three Gorges Dam: Why we are tracking them. Although the Three Gorges Dam is a multitasking giant designed to generate electricity, control floods and promote navigation, it has […]
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.