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Potamology Investigations Report 300-1, Suspended Sediment and Bed Material Studies on the Lower Mississippi River by Lamont G. Robbins, August 1977
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11/20/2013 2:48:00 PM
During the historic flood of 2011, the Mississippi River saw record breaking water levels between Cairo, Ill., and Memphis, Tenn. As the waters receded, inspectors found 3,000 feet of levee crevassed and 2,700 feet of bank line eroded as illustrated in these photos of Sheep Ridge Spurs.
Meriwether-Cherokee Bend
11/13/2013 11:29:00 AM
During the historic flood of 2011, the Mississippi River saw record breaking water levels between Cairo, IL and Memphis, TN. Near Tiptonville, TN, Sheep Ridge Spur Levee (private) was overtopped and crevassed when the Mississippi River hit 48.35 feet on the Tiptonville gage.
Sheep Ridge Spurs, Mississippi River Mile 869
10/30/2013 9:46:00 AM
The Lower Mississippi River has more than 100 secondary channels or chutes. Recent environmental engineering practices recognize that many secondary channels can be reconnected to the river while maintaining navigation benefits. To learn more about what makes a high quality secondary channel and to read about an approach to ranking them for restoration link to this technical note. (Read Tech Note)
Secondary Channels
10/29/2013 4:04:00 PM
Definition of Echohydrology
Ecohydrology
10/16/2013 2:10:00 PM
Definition of Geomorphology from Concise Encyclopedia
Geomorphology defined
10/16/2013 2:06:00 PM
Definition of Potamology from Albrecht Penck, Ph.D. as it appeared in The Geographical Journal, Vol. 10, No. 6, December 1897, page 619.
Potamology
10/16/2013 2:02:00 PM
Map of Mississippi Meander Belt from Cape Gireaudeau, Mo., to Donaldsonville, La.
Fisk Map of Mississippi Meander Belt
10/16/2013 12:18:00 PM
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