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JournalISSN: 0278-4343

Continental Shelf Research 

Elsevier BV
About: Continental Shelf Research is an academic journal published by Elsevier BV. The journal publishes majorly in the area(s): Continental shelf & Sediment. It has an ISSN identifier of 0278-4343. Over the lifetime, 2953 publications have been published receiving 103997 citations.

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TL;DR: In this article, the spatial and temporal structure of the Changjiang (Yangtze River) discharge over the inner and mid continental shelf off eastern China has been analyzed using hydrographic and current meter data collected during June 1980, August 1981, and November 1981.

584 citations

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TL;DR: In this article, the authors used hydrographic observations, suspended-sediment measurements, and historical data to identify transport paths and sinks for sediment within the Changjiang estuary and adjacent shelf and estimated that 40% of sediment load in the river is deposited in the estuary, mostly in and seaward of the South Channel.

498 citations

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TL;DR: In this article, a trend of increasing phytoplankton standing stock from 1984 to 2002 appeared in the Changjiang River estuary and adjacent coastal waters, especially in late spring.

477 citations

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TL;DR: A predominant sigmoidal clinoform deposit extends from the Yangtze River mouth southwards 800 kin along the Chinese coast, reaching water depths of 60 and 90 m and distances up to 100 km offshore as mentioned in this paper.

443 citations

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TL;DR: In this article, a 3D model for the evolution of the settling velocity of cohesive sediments in estuarine and coastal environments is presented, which is the result of turbulence-induced aggregation and floc breakup processes.

423 citations

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