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Propagation and Composition of the Flood Wave on the Upper Mississippi River 1993

U.S. Geological Survey, Circular 1120-F

by John A. Moody


Table of Contents

Foreword

Abstract

Introduction

Purpose and scope

Flood wave

Flood-wave routing

Acknowledgments

Flood-wave propagation

Tributary inflow

Flood-plain storage

Levee breaks

Levee seepage

Flood-wave composition

Mississippi River at Prescott, Wisconsin

Mississippi River at Winona, Minnesota

Mississippi River at Clinton, Iowa

Mississippi River at Keokuk, Iowa

Mississippi River at St . Louis, Missouri

Summary

Selected References

 


 

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