Accession Number : AD0746967

Title :   Review of Research on Channel Stabilization of the Mississippi River 1931-1962.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : COMMITTEE ON CHANNEL STABILIZATION (ARMY)

Personal Author(s) : Tiffany,J. B.

Report Date : SEP 1963

Pagination or Media Count : 123

Abstract : The paper attempts to describe most or all of the laboratory and field investigations on channel stabilization which have been conducted by the Waterways Experiment Station from about 1931 to the date of writing, and certain investigations which have been conducted by the Mississippi River Commission and the Districts of the Lower Mississippi Valley Division. Several investigations are described which were conducted jointly by the Mississippi River Commission, the LMVD District, and the Waterways Experiment Station. Included in the paper are descriptions of independent field investigations, independent laboratory investigations, and coordinated field and laboratory investigations.

Descriptors :   (*RIVERS, STABILIZATION), CIVIL ENGINEERING, LEVEES, REVETMENTS, SEDIMENTATION, EROSION, HYDRAULIC MODELS

Subject Categories : Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
      Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE