Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 110. The natural flow of almost every river in the United States has been modified to meet various socioeconomic goals--navigation, irrigation, power generation and flood control. The success of the dams and reservoirs built to achieve these goals has been accompanied by changes in the status of riverine resources downstream, a cause of growing environmental and ecological concern. For example, before Glen Canyon Dam was ...

The Controlled Flood in Grand Canyon 1999, American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9780875900933

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