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What does YRB stand for?

YRB stands for Yellow River Basin (China)

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The global perspective in this book includes discussions of a variety of topics and the most current research on them, including: climate change impacts on the hydrology and biogeochemistry of Arctic rivers, hydrological analysis of the Yellow River Basin in China, numerical simulation of future overturn and ecosystem impacts for deep lakes in Japan, climate change and the floodplain lakes of the Amazon Basin, managing the effects of climate change on urban water resources, and water management preparation strategies for adaptation to changing climate.
In his own words, "Figures such as Rodrigo de Figueredo, Francesco Brancati, Jose Moneteiro and Etienne Faber--men who ploughed the fertile mission fields of the lower Yangzi valley, the coastal areas of Fujian, and the Yellow River basin in Shaanxi and Shanxi--appear in high relief, an elevation usually granted only to the likes of Matteo Ricci, Johann Adam Schall and Ferdinand Verbiest" (19-20).
The Yellow River Basin is an area compatible in size to Australia's Murray-Darling Basin, but with 400 million people partly relying on its water assets it faces far greater demands on its resources.
The "West Route Water Diversion Project" now being developed will divert surplus waters from the upper reaches of the Yangtze River, where the water emerges from the Himalayas and the Tibetan plateau, to the Yellow River basin, which has long suffered from drought and slow economic growth.