New tool could help predict, prevent surging waters in flood plains

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A group of international scientists studying China's Yellow River has created a new tool that could help officials better predict and prevent its all-too-frequent floods, which threaten as many as 80 million people.
The tool -- a formula to calculate sediment transport -- may also be ... More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=241837&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click
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