A Managed Flood on the Colorado River: Background, Objectives, Design, and Implementation

A Managed Flood on the Colorado River: Background, Objectives, Design, and Implementation

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Patten, D. T., Harpman, D. A., Voita, M. I., Randle, T. J. 2001. A Managed Flood on the Colorado River: Background, Objectives, Design, and Implementation. Ecological Applications. Ecological Society of America. Volume 11, Number 3. 635-643

Erosion, Hydrology, Management, Rivers, Sediment, Floods, Flow conditions, Dams

This paper describes a 1996 study of managed flooding at the Glen Canyon Dam (Colorado, U.S.) that evaluated the impacts of controlled floods on patterns of sediment deposition. The results provide insight on the responses of riverine processes to floods in the area.

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