The U. S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the U. S. Bureau of Mines and the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, is investigating effects of mining on flood frequency and magnitude within the basin. Changing land use, particularly the acceleration of surface mining, may cause or contribute to flooding problems.
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CONTRIBUTION OF LAND USE DATA TO THE INVESTIGATION OF TRENDS IN FLOODING IN THE TUG FORK BASIN OF KENTUCKY, VIRGINIA, AND WEST VIRGINIA.
American Congress on Surveying & Mapping
Falls Church, VA, USA
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Technical Papers of the American Congress of Surveying and Mapping
Technical Papers of the 43rd Annual Meeting of the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping.