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Title: Effects of Toston Dam on upstream ice conditions
Authors: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Omaha District.
Ashton, George D.
Keywords: Ice jams
Missouri River
River ice
Publisher: Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Special report (Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)) ; 89-16.
Description: Special Report
Abstract: The effect of raising the reservoir level of Toston Dam on the Missouri River on water levels upstream during winter periods with ice is assessed. The analysis used the HEC-2 program with the ice option to estimate water levels under present and·future raised dam elevations. Ice thicknesses were estimated using a trial-and-error procedure based on existing ice jam theory. Results·of the analysis were validated using field observations from two winters.
Rights: Approved for Public Release. Distribution is Unlimited.
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