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Three Gorges Dam: Into the Unknown

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Science  01 Aug 2008:
Vol. 321, Issue 5889, pp. 628-632
DOI: 10.1126/science.321.5889.628

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A marvel of engineering, the Three Gorges Dam will start operating at full capacity later this year. Already under way is an epic experiment on how a dam impacts the environment.