Cover of: 1993 Mississippi River Floods (Disasters) | Read Online
Share

1993 Mississippi River Floods (Disasters)

  • 411 Want to read
  • ·
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Gareth Stevens Publishing .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mississippi River,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Floods,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Science & Nature - Earth Sciences - Water (Oceans, Lakes, Etc.),
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Nature - Weather/Natural Disasters,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Science & Nature - Disasters,
  • History - General,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary binding
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8203190M
ISBN 100836844955
ISBN 109780836844955
OCLC/WorldCa56367675

Download 1993 Mississippi River Floods (Disasters)

PDF EPUB FB2 MOBI RTF

This volume contains a summary of the flooding in the upper Mississippi River Basin during the spring and summer of and 36 articles describing severe, widespread, or unusual flooding in the United States from January 1, , to the end of the water year, Septem Each flood is described to an extent commensurate with its. Uniquely extreme weather and hydrologic conditions led to the flood of The stage was set in with a wet fall which resulted in above normal soil moisture and reservoir levels in the Missouri and Upper Mississippi River basins. These conditions were followed by persistent weather patterns that produced storms over the same locations.   The Great Flood of Ap George Johnson talks with Phil Turner (in the pickup truck) while they wait for a friend at the flood line on Hollywood Beach Road . About Us. Climate/Almanac. Uniquely extreme weather and hydrologic conditions led to the flood of The stage was set in with a wet fall which resulted in above normal soil moisture and reservoir levels in the Missouri and Upper Mississippi River basins.

  Mississippi River Floods (Disasters). Gareth Stevens Pub, Starling, William. The Floods of the Mississippi River: Including an Account of Their Principal Causes and Effects, and a Description of the Levee System and Other Means Particular Account of the Great Flood of Andesite Press, Water from the Mississippi River floods through a breach in the Fayville Levee in Alexander County on J THE SOUTHERN FILE PHOTO Flood of ' The residents of Hardin, Illinois are forced to scramble as a levee breaks during the Great Mississippi River Flood of Dave Heller reports. The rains often arrived in very intense storms. Floods overwhelmed the elaborate system of dykes and other water control structures in the Mississippi River basin, leading to the greatest flood ever recorded on the Upper Mississippi. In St. Louis, the Mississippi remained above flood stage for days between April 1 and Septem

As Mark Twain said a hundred years ago, the Mississippi River "cannot be tamed, curbed or cannot bar its path with an obstruction which it will not tear down, dance over and laugh at." REFERENCES Braatz, D.T. (). "Hydrologic Forecasting for the Great Flood of ," Water International, Vol No.4, pp. Book chapter: Publication Subtype: Book Chapter: Title: Impact of the floods in the upper Mississippi River basin: Year Published: Language: English: Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey: Contributing office(s) Florence Bascom Geoscience Center: Description: 5 p. Larger Work Type: Report: Larger Work Subtype: USGS Unnumbered Series.   The historic Flood of battered several states up and down the Mississippi Water from the Mississippi River floods through a breach in the Fayville Levee in . Get this from a library! The Mississippi flood of [Karin Luisa Badt] -- Describes the Mississippi flood of and the history of flood along the Mississippi River Valley.