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Title: Symposium on channel stabilization problems
Authors: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Committee on Channel Stabilization
Keywords: Channel stabilization
Columbia River
Rio Grande
River currents
Willamette River
Publisher: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Committee on Channel Stabilization
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Description: Technical report
FOREWORD: Establishment of the Committee on Channel Stabilization in April 1962 was confirmed by Engineer Regulation 15-2-1, dated 1 November 1962. As stated in ER 15-2-1, the objectives of the channel stabilization are: —a. To review and evaluate pertinent the results thereof. Committee with respect to information and disseminate —b. To determine the need for and recommend a program of research; and to have advisory technical review responsibility for research assigned to the Committee. —c. To determine basic principles and design criteria. —d. To provide, at the request of field offices, advice on design and operational problems. At the third and fifth meetings of the Committee, held in, February 1963 and October I-963, respectively, a number of papers were presented by Committee members and others dealing with United States rivers having major channel stabilization problems. These papers described channel stabilization works, and pointed out problems encountered in the design and construction of such works on several alluvial rivers, namely the Rio Grande and the Columbia and Willamette. This report, volume 3 of the Symposium on Channel Stabilization Problems, includes papers presented at the meetings mentioned above.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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