US Army Corps of Engineers
Mississippi Valley Division

Waterways Experiment Station Potamology Reports

U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station Potamology Related Reports (Listed by report type (i.e., Technical Manual - TM; Miscellaneous Paper - MP; Technical Report - TR; Contract Report - CR; Instructional Report - IR) not chronologically.)

U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station (WES) Paper 15. Model Studies for Channel Stabilization, Mississippi River. January 1934.

WES Technical Memorandum (TM) 4-4. Study of Bed Load Movement in a Forked Flume. March 1933.

WES TM 17-1. Analyses, Bed Load Samples from Cottonwood Bar. March 1933.

WES TM 61-1. Model Experiment to Determine the Directive Energy of a River. September 1935.

WES TM 61-2. Effect of Rate of Sand Feed on Developments in Directive Energy Flume. September 1935.

WES TM 61-3. Consolidation and Grain Sorting in the Bed of the Directive Energy Flume. September 1935.

WES TM 61-4. Effect of Rate of Sand Feed on Development in Directive Energy Flume. October 1935.

WES TM 62-1. Comparison of Bed Materials from the Mississippi River with Those of Certain Tributaries. 1934.

WES TM 62-2. Petrographic Character of Bed Materials from the Mississippi River, Cairo to the Gulf. January 1935.

WES TM 89-1. Model Study of Plans for Channel Improvement of the Mississippi River at Memphis Depot. May 1936.

WES TM 89-2. Model Study of Plans for Channel Improvement of the Mississippi River at Memphis Depot. August 1936.

WES TM 109-1. Model Study of Plans for Channel Improvement at Dogtooth Bend, Mississippi River. April 1938.

WES TM 110-1. Model Study of Plans for Channel Improvement at Swiftsure Towhead, Mississippi River. December 1938.

WES TM 112-1. Model Study to Determine the Paths of Travel of Bed Load Material in the Channels Which Enclose Cow Island, Atchafalaya River. September 1936.

WES TM 114-1. Model Study of Plans for Channel Improvement at Grand Tower Reach, Mississippi River. August 1937.

WES TM 2-356. Plans for Elimination of Shoaling in the Vicinity of Head of Passes, Mississippi River, Hydraulic Model Investigation. February 1953.

WES TM 2-388. Old River Control Structure Sediment Diversion, Hydraulic Model Investigation. June 1954.

WES TM 2-403. Shoaling in Downstream Navigation Entrance to Chain of Rocks Canal, Mississippi River, Hydraulic Model Investigation. April 1955.

WES TM 2-429. Hydraulic Capacity of Meandering Channels in Straight Floodways, Hydraulic Model Investigation. March 1956.

WES TM 3-288. Geological Investigation of Mississippi River Activity, Memphis, Tenn., to Mouth of the Arkansas River. June 1949.

WES Mississippi Basin Model (MBM) 52-1. Tests of Channel Realignment Near St. Joseph, Missouri. October 1954.

WES (Un-numbered). Geological Investigation of the Atchafalaya Basin and the Problem of the Mississippi River Diversion: Volume 1 – Text, Volume 2 – Plates. April 1952.

WES (Un-numbered). Mississippi River, Baton Rouge to Gulf of Mexico; Investigations and Data Collection for Model Study of Southwest Pass, Mississippi River; Prototype Investigation: Volume 1 – Text, Volume 2 – Plates. April 1959.

WES Miscellaneous Paper (MP) 2-155. Comments on Shoaling Problem in Southwest Pass, Mississippi River. February 1956.

WES MP 2-349. Summary of Best Plans for Reducing Shoaling, Southwest Pass, Mississippi River, Hydraulic Model Investigation. July 1959.

WES MP 2-860. Laboratory Design of Dikes for River Regulation. November 1966.

WES MP 3-208. Mississippi Valley Geology, Its Engineering Significance. March 1957.

WES MP 3-675. Stratigraphic-Sedimentological Investigation of Mississippi River Bank Failure, Fort Jackson, La. D. J. Stanlev. September 1964.

WES MP 3-818. Review of Needs for Geological Research in Fine-Grained Deposits of the Lower Mississippi Valley. E. L. Krinitzsky. May 1966.

WES MP H-70-1. Investigation of Proposed Dike Systems on the Mississippi River: Report 1, Baleshed-Ajax Bar Reach; Hydraulic Model Investigation, April 1970. J. J. Franco, T. J. Pokrefke, and J. E. Glover. Report 2, New Madrid Bar Reach, Hydraulic Model Investigation. T. J. Pokrefke and J. J. Franco. April 1970.

WES MP H-70-2. Insights Gained from River Sedimentation Models. J. J. Franco. April 1970.

WES MP H-71-2. Hydraulic Models for Solution of River Training Problems. J. E. Glover. January 1971.

WES MP H-71-3. Development of Alluvial Streams for Navigation. J. J. Franco. January 1971.

WES MP H-73-2. Effective Hydraulic Roughness for Channels Having Bed Roughness Different from Bank Roughness; A State-of-the-Art Report. R. G. Cox. February 1973.

WES MP S-77-5. Effects of the New Madrid Earthquake Series in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley. R. T. Saucier. February 1977.

WES MP HL-87-2. A Numerical Model Analysis of Mississippi River Passes Navigation Channel Improvements: Report 1 – 55-Foot Channel Tests, June 1987; Report 2 – 45-Foot Channel Tests and Flow Diversion Schemes. D. R. Richards and M. J. Trawle. September 1988; Report 3 – Bank Breaching Without Supplement 2. D. R. Richards and M. J. Trawle. September 1988. (there is no Report 4); Report 5 – Three Dimensional Numerical Model Results. D. R. Richards and D. P. Bach. September 1988.

WES MP HL-88-7. Jefferson Barracks Bridge: Moveable-Bed Model Study. J. E. Foster. August 1988.

WES MP HL-93-1. Navigation Return Velocities in Island Reaches. S. T. Maynord. April 1993.

WES Technical Report (TR) 3-436. Review of Petrographic Studies of Bed Material, Mississippi River, Its Tributaries, and Offshore Areas of Deposition. June 1956.

WES TR 3-483. Geology of the Mississippi River Deltaic Plain, Southeastern Louisiana. (2 Volumes). July 1958.

WES TR 2-447. Old River Low-Sill Control Structure; Hydraulic Model Investigation: Report 3 – Study of Overall Performance. June 1959.

WES TR 2-690. Plans for Reducing Shoaling, Southwest Pass, Mississippi River; Hydraulic Model Investigation. H. B. Simmons and H. J. Rhodes. August 1965.

WES TR H-72-7. Shoaling Conditions, St. Louis Harbor, Mississippi River, Hydraulic Model Investigation. J. J. Franco. November 1972.

WES TR H-73-1. Channel Conditions, Devil’s Island Reach, Mississippi River, Missouri and Illinois; Hydraulic Model Investigation. J. J. Franco and C. D. McKellar. March 1973.

WES TR Y-74-1. Analysis and Assessment of the Mississippi River 9-Ft Channel Project Between St. Louis, Mo., and Cairo, Ill. J. H. Johnson, R. C. Solomon, C. R. Bingham, B. K. Colbert, W. P. Emge, D. B. Mathis, and R. W. Hall. November 1974.

WES TR M-74-5. Computer-Calculated Geometric Characteristics of Middle-Mississippi River Side Channels: Volume 1 – Procedure and Results. V. E. LaGarde and S. J. Winfrey. June 1974; Volume 2 – Side-Channel Contour Maps. V. E. LaGarde and S. J. Winfrey. June 1974.

WES TR H-77-9. Literature Survey and Preliminary Evaluation of Streambank Protection Methods. M. P. Keown, N. R. Oswalt, E. B. Perry, and E. A. Dardeau. May 1977.

WES TR GL-79-7. Engineering Geology and Geomorphology of Streambank Erosion: Report 2, Yazoo River Basin Uplands, Mississippi. October 1981; Report 3, Application of Waterborne Geophysical Techniques in Fluvial Environments. February 1982; Report 4 (Supplement to Report 3). September 1982.

WES TR HL-82-10. Model-Prototype Comparison Study of Dike Systems, Mississippi River; Potamology Investigations. J. J. Franco. May 1982.

WES TR HL-82-11. Summary Report: Model-Prototype Comparison Study of Dike Systems, Mississippi River; Potamology Investigations. J. J. Franco. May 1982.

WES TR GL-83-5. Surface and Subsurface Geologic Conditions along Selected Reaches of the Mississippi River from Rosedale, Miss., to Lake Providence, La. September 1983.

WES TR E-83-2. Fishes of Selected Aquatic Habitats on the Lower Mississippi River. C. H. Pennington, J. A. Baker, and C. L. Bond. January 1983.

WES TR E-83-4. Larval Fish of Selected Habitats on the Lower Mississippi River. J. V. Conner, C. H. Pennington, and T. R. Bosley. February 1983.

WES TR E-83-14. Evaluating Change in Dike Field Fishes with Community Information Indices. H. N. Polovino, M. P. Farrell, and C. H. Pennington. June 1983.

WES TR E-84-3. Fish of Two Dike Pools in the Lower Mississippi River. R. W. Nailon and C. H. Pennington. March 1984.

WES TR E-84-4. Environmental Guidelines for Dike Fields. C. W. Burch, P. R. Abell, M. A. Stevens, et al. September 1984.

WES TR HL-85-2. Buck Island Reach, Mississippi River, Hydraulic Model Investigation. C. R. Nickles, T. J. Pokrefke, Jr., and J. E. Glover. March 1985.

WES TR HL-86-1. Mississippi River Passes Physical Model Study: Report 2 – Shoaling and Hydraulic Investigations in Southwest Pass; Hydraulic Model Investigation. H. A. Benson and R. A. Boland, Jr. January 1986.

WES TR E-86-5. Environmental Effects of Dikes and Revetments on Large Riverine Systems. M. B. Sandheinrich and G. J. Atchison. June 1986.

WES TR E-86-12. Water Quality, Macroinvertebrates, Larval Fishes, and Fishes of the Lower Mississippi River – A Synthesis. D. C. Beckett and C. H. Pennington. September 1986.

WES TR HL-87-1. A Mathematical Study of the Impact of Salinity Intrusion on Deepening the Lower Mississippi River Navigation Channel. B. H. Johnson, M. B. Boyd, and G. H. Keulegan. April 1987.

WES TR HL-87-6. Fine Grained Sediments: An Annotated Bibliography of Their Dynamic Behavior in Aquatic Systems. A. Teeter, S. Hodges, and C. Coleman. September 1987.

WES TR GL-87-13. Geological Investigation of the Mississippi River Deltaic Plain: Land Loss and Land Accretion (Series of 3 Reports). Report 1. J. R. May and L. D. Britsch. July 1987; Report 2. J. B.Dunbar, M. R. Blaes, S. E. Dueitt, and J. R. May. January 1994; Report 3. J. B.Dunbar, M. R. Blaes, S. E. Dueitt, J. R. May and K. W. Stroud. March 1995.

WES TR GL-88-9. Retrogressive Failure of Sand Deposits of the Mississippi River, Report 1: Field Investigations, Laboratory Studies, and Analysis of Hypothesized Failure Mechanism. Victor Torrey III, J. B. Dunbar, and R. W. Peterson. June 1988; Report 2: Empirical Evidence in Support of the Hypothesized Failure Mechanism and Development of Levee Safety Flow Slide Monitoring System. V. H. Torrey. June 1988.

WES TR HL-88-28. Total Sediment Load Measurement Using Point-Source Suspended-Sediment Data. J. J. Ingram. December 1988.

WES TR GL-90-2. Land Loss Rates, Report 1: Mississippi River Deltaic Plain. L. D. Britsch and E. B. Kemp III. April 1990.

WES TR GL-90-12. Geomorphic Investigation of Davis Pond, La. L. D. Britsch and J. B. Dunbar. August 1990.

WES TR HL-90-20. Dredging Alternatives Study, Cubits Gap, Lower Mississippi River: Report 1 – TABS-1 Numerical Model Investigation. R. R. Copeland. January 1991; Report 2 – TABS-2 Numerical Model Investigation, Volumes 1 and II. H. J. Lin, W. D. Martin, and D. R. Richards. November 1990.

WES TR HL-92-6. Lower Mississippi River, Tarbert Landing to East Jetty Sedimentation Study; Numerical Model Investigation. R. R. Copeland and W. A. Thomas. June 1992.

WES Contract Report (CR) Y-74-1. Evaluation of Three Side Channels and the Main Channel Border of the Middle Mississippi River as Fish Habitat. Missouri Department of Conservation. D. V. Ragland. March 1974.

WES CR Y-74-2. Geomorphology of the Middle Mississippi River. Colorado State University. D. B. Simmons, S. A. Schum, and M. A. Stevens. July 1974.

WES CR HL-93-1. Velocity and Scour Prediction in River Bends. C. R. Thorne and S. R. Circa March 1993.

WES Instruction Report (IR) HL-85-1. User’s Manual for the Generalized Computer Program System: Open Channel Flow and Sedimentation, TABS-2, Main Text. W. A. Thomas and W. H. McAnnally, Jr. July 1985.

WES IR HL-85-1. User’s Manual for the Generalized Computer Program System: Open Channel Flow and Sedimentation, TABS-2, Main Text and Appendices A-O. (loose-leaf publication). W. A. Thomas and W. H. McAnnally, Jr. August 1985.