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    Scientific interpretation of severe drought in the Yangtze River Basin
    ZHANG Qiang
    Journal of Arid Meteorology    2022, 40 (4): 545-548.   DOI: 10.11755/j.issn.1006-7639(2022)-04-0545
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    The drought event in the whole Yangtze River Basin, which started in June this year and lasted till now, not only has a very serious impact on agriculture, energy and other aspects, but also shows many unique characteristics in development process and impact feature of drought that are rarely seen in the past, it is very necessary to conduct scientific analysis on it. On the basis of both science and popular science, from the perspectives of the new normal and the anti-normal, respectively, this paper tries to make some simple scientific interpretation of the current severe drought event in 2022 in the Yangtze River Basin, from the aspects of the performance characteristics, formation mechanism, influence characteristics and the enlightenment and thinking obtained from the drought, so as to promote the public scientific understanding of the drought event.

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