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Research article
04 Jul 2016
Research article |  | 04 Jul 2016

Dominant climatic factors driving annual runoff changes at the catchment scale across China

Zhongwei Huang, Hanbo Yang, and Dawen Yang

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The hydrologic processes have been influenced by different climatic factors. However, the dominant climatic factor driving annual runoff change is still unknown in many catchments in China. By using the climate elasticity method proposed by Yang and Yang (2011), the elasticity of runoff to climatic factors was estimated, and the dominant climatic factors driving annual runoff change were detected at catchment scale over China.