Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/11681/9250
Title: CRREL ice jam database
Authors: White, Kathleen D.
Eames, Heidi J.
Keywords: CRREL database
Emergency response
Flooding
Floods
Ice jams
River ice
Lake ice
Ice
Publisher: Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: CRREL report ; 99-2.
Description: CRREL Report
Abstract: This report provides information on the CRREL Ice Jam Database and its potential use for analyzing ice-related flooding problems. Rivers in the northern United States are subject to ice jams that cause flooding; block hydropower and water supply intakes; delay or stop navigation; damage riverine structures such as locks, dams, bridges, dikes, levees, and wingwalls; and decrease downstream discharge. The lack of readily available information on historical ice events hinders rapid, effective response to ice jam flooding and other ice-related damage. The CRREL Ice Jam Database was developed to provide a centralized record of ice events.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11681/9250
Appears in Collections:CRREL Report

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