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Trend analyses of sediment data for the DEC project

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Abstract

Daily stream discharge, suspended-sediment concentration, and suspended-sediment discharge data were collected at eight sites in six watersheds of the Demonstration Erosion Control project in the Yazoo River Basin in north-central Mississippi during the period July 1985 through September 1991. The project is part of an ongoing interagency program of planning, design, construction, monitoring, and evaluation to alleviate flooding, erosion, sedimentation, and water-quality problems for watersheds located in the bluff hills upstream of the Mississippi River alluvial plain. This paper presents preliminary results of trend analyses for stream discharge and sediment data for the eight project sites. More than 550 stream discharge measurements and 20,000 suspended-sediment samples have been collected at the eight sites since 1985.

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Publication type:
Conference Paper
Publication Subtype:
Conference Paper
Title:
Trend analyses of sediment data for the DEC project
Year Published:
1995
Language:
English
Publisher location:
ASCE
First page:
1077
Last page:
1080
Number of Pages:
4
Conference Title:
Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Conference on Integrated Water Resources Planning for the 21st Century
Conference Location:
Cambridge, MA, USA
Conference Date:
7 May 1995 through 11 May 1995