Accession Number : AD0709426

Title :   CIRCULATION, EFFLUENT DIFFUSION, AND SEDIMENT TRANSPORT, MOUTH OF SOUTH PASS, MISSISSIPPI RIVER DELTA.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : LOUISIANA STATE UNIV BATON ROUGE COASTAL STUDIES INST

Personal Author(s) : Wright,Lynn D.

Report Date : 30 JUN 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 67

Abstract : A study was conducted at the mouth of South Pass, Mississippi River, to ascertain the influence exerted by interaction between effluent and ambient fluids; tide; waves; winds; bottom topography and channel mouth geometry; regional coastal currents; horizontal and vertical density gradients; and hydrologic regime of the Mississippi River. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*DELTAS, DEPOSITION), (*RIVERS, SOILS), (*SOILS, TRANSPORT PROPERTIES), HYDROLOGY, SEA WATER, TIDES, DATA PROCESSING, WIND

Subject Categories : Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE