Flood stages for constant discharge have increased 2-4 m over the past century at numerous locations in the Mississippi River basin. However, no increases are observed on rivers such as the Meramec and the upper Missouri, which have been spared extensive river engineering projects. Flood-stage increases on the middle Mississippi River and lower Missouri River are mostly attributable to channelization.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|State||Published - Oct 2001|
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