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Hydrology of the Reelfoot Lake Basin, Obion and Lake Counties

U.S. Geological Survey, Water-Resources Investigations Report 85-4097

by Clarence H. Robbins


Table of Contents

Abstract

Introduction

Purpose

Scope

Surface-water hydrology

Lake storage and depth characteristics

Rainfall

Evaporation

Surface-water inflow and outflow

Estimated monthly water budget for Reelfoot Lake

Uncertainties in estimating the monthly water budget for Reelfoot Lake

Groundwater hydrology

Ground-water model of the Reelfoot Lake study area

Model construction

Model simulation for November - December, 1984

Model simulation for August - September, 1984

Model sensitivity

Reliability of model calibration

Model synthesis of ground-water levels as affected by proposed lake-level manipulations

Summary

Selected references

 


 

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