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Peter H. Gleick, Water in Crisis, New York Oxford University Press, 1993.
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Suspended sediment discharge
Philippe Rekacewicz (Le Monde diplomatique), 2008
Asia exhibits the largest runoff volumes and, therefore, the highest levels of sediment discharge. Due to their high precipitation, the Oceanic Islands have disproportionately high-suspended sediment loads (Gleick, 1993).