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Research Article

Quantification of Multiple Climate Change and Human Activity Impact Factors on Flood Regimes in the Pearl River Delta of China

Table 5

Variation of channel geometries in Sanshui and Makou.

Geometry indexUnitPeriodMakouSanshui

Maximum cutting depth m1980–2003+7.11+8.07
Average depth1985–1999
1999–2006
0.80
2.00
2.80
1.50

Channel volume1985–1999+18.00+69.00
%1999–2006+29.00+36.00
Change of discharge area >2 m1980–2003+19.30+99.50
>6 m1980–2003+15.20+40.00

Note: “+” means increase.