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https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-26-6399-2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-26-6399-2022
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20 Dec 2022
Research article |  | 20 Dec 2022

Significant regime shifts in historical water yield in the Upper Brahmaputra River basin

Hao Li, Baoying Shan, Liu Liu, Lei Wang, Akash Koppa, Feng Zhong, Dongfeng Li, Xuanxuan Wang, Wenfeng Liu, Xiuping Li, and Zongxue Xu

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This study examines changes in water yield by determining turning points in the direction of yield changes and highlights that regime shifts in historical water yield occurred in the Upper Brahmaputra River basin, both the climate and cryosphere affect the magnitude of water yield increases, climate determined the declining trends in water yield, and meltwater has the potential to alleviate the water shortage. A repository for all source files is made available.