Report of conference on potamology investigations, 6-7 October 1949, Volume 1
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U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.
Potamology ReportPreface: A conference was held at the Waterways Experiment Station on 6-7 October 1949 with special hydraulics and soil mechanics consultants and representatives of the Mississippi River Commission and Vicksburg District, CE, to review the lower Mississippi River bank-stabilization program, the potamology investigations pertaining thereto, and to obtain from the various consultants expressions of opinions relative to certain specific questions concerning the bank-stabilization program and the potamology investigations. The results of the conference are presented in two volumes. Volume I (this volume) contains a general description of the conference, the discussions, specific questions posed the consultants and answers thereto. Volume II comprises an edited transcript of tho discussions on tho specific questions posed the consultants. The comments of the various consultants contained herein have been edited, condensed, and submitted to the consultants for final approval. Therefore, complete agreement with the edited transcript (Volume 2) may not always obtain. Copies of Volume I are being given general distribution; copies of Volume II are being retained in the files of and will be available at the Waterways Experiment Station. NOTE: This file is very large. Please allow your browser several minutes to download the file.
U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Potamology; Mississippi River; River banks; Bank stabilization; Soil erosion; Bank erosion; Soils; Soil mechanics; Soil investigations; Hydraulics; Hydraulic forces; Hydraulic investigation; Turbulence; Conference proceedings
Potamology investigations report ; no. 11-6 v.1
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