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Sediment transport in the lower Missouri and the central Mississippi rivers, June 26 through September 14, 1993

Circular 1120-I

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Abstract

Sediment data were collected for five sediment stations on the lower Missouri and the central Mississippi rivers during the 1993 flood. During the period of June 26 to September 14, 1993, 55 million metric tons was transported past St. Louis, Missouri by the Mississippi River. Sediment was stored in the Missouri River floodplain above the Mississippi River as more than 22,000 hectares of floodplain had newly deposited sediments from the receding floodwater.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Sediment transport in the lower Missouri and the central Mississippi rivers, June 26 through September 14, 1993
Series title:
Circular
Series number:
1120
Chapter:
I
Edition:
-
Year Published:
1996
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey,
Description:
vi, 23 p. :ill. (some col.), map ;28 cm.28 cm.