Articles | Volume 379
Proc. IAHS, 379, 421–432, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/piahs-379-421-2018
Proc. IAHS, 379, 421–432, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/piahs-379-421-2018

Pre-conference publication 05 Jun 2018

Pre-conference publication | 05 Jun 2018

Impact of the operation of cascade reservoirs in upper Yangtze River on hydrological variability of the mainstream

Xu Changjiang and Zhang Dongdong

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A model was established to simulate the impounding and operation of upstream cascade reservoirs so as to obtain the runoff of downstream hydrological control stations after the regulation by upstream reservoirs in different level years. The results indicated that Yichang belonged to high alteration. Xiangjiaba, Gaochang and Wulong belonged to high alteration; and Beibei belonged to medium alteration in 2010 level year, and high alteration in 2015 level year and the forward level year.