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Comprehensive survey of sedimentation in Lake Mead, 1948-49

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Title Comprehensive survey of sedimentation in Lake Mead, 1948-49
Creator Smith, W. O. Vetter, C. P. Cummings, G. B. U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
Description Reservoirs are becoming an increasingly prominent feature of the American landscape. Built for flood mitigation and to change a fluctuating river into a dependable source of water for irrigation, power, and other purposes, they are predestined, like natural lakes, to be destroyed sometime following their creation. Sedimentation sooner or later robs most lakes and reservoirs of their capacity to store water. The significance of sedimentation in the life of Lake Mead, the largest artificial...
Date 1960-01-01T08:00:00Z
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Identifier http://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/water_pubs/107 http://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1112&context=water_pubs
Source Publications (WR)
Publisher Digital Scholarship@UNLV
Subject Impoundments Lake Mead (Ariz. and Nev.) Salinity Sedimentation Water quality Water temperature Biochemistry Biology Environmental Engineering Environmental Monitoring Geology Hydrology Natural Resources Management and Policy Structural Engineering Water Resource Management

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