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Flood enhancement through flood control

Robert E. Criss and Everett L. Shock
Flood enhancement through flood control
Geology (Boulder) (October 2001) 29 (10): 875-878

Abstract

Flood stages for constant discharge have increased 2-4 m over the past century at numerous locations in the Mississippi River basin. However, no increases are observed on rivers such as the Meramec and the upper Missouri, which have been spared extensive river engineering projects. Flood-stage increases on the middle Mississippi River and lower Missouri River are mostly attributable to channelization.


ISSN: 0091-7613
EISSN: 1943-2682
Coden: GLGYBA
Serial Title: Geology (Boulder)
Serial Volume: 29
Serial Issue: 10
Title: Flood enhancement through flood control
Affiliation: Washington University, Environmental Studies Program, Saint Louis, MO, United States
Pages: 875-878
Published: 200110
Text Language: English
Publisher: Geological Society of America (GSA), Boulder, CO, United States
References: 19
Accession Number: 2001-073320
Categories: HydrogeologyEngineering geology
Document Type: Serial
Bibliographic Level: Analytic
Illustration Description: illus. incl. 1 table
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Country of Publication: United States
Secondary Affiliation: GeoRef, Copyright 2019, American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data supplied by the Geological Society of America, Boulder, CO, United States
Update Code: 200123
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