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Timothy Randhir

Timothy Randhir - s 1 D e f o r e s t a ti o n R a t e Prot...

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October 28 th , 2010 Timothy Randhir Watershed Hydrology-Floods USGS Connecticut River at Montague City, MA o Studied the daily discharge of water o There is less flooding in between September and November 2009 Hydrograph o Represents stream flow changes by plotting discharge against time o Rising Limb o Recessional Limb Dislocation – Rainfall + Snowfall Largest response is the subsurface flow When it filtrates, it goes down Most graphs of cities are B Graphs of open spaces are flat Flat planes Pakistan Flooding o Indus river watershed o Some impacts: Death Loss of farmland Contaminated water supply Affects on school Watershed Characteristics Basi n Are a 1 F o r e s t Pop ulati on den sity 1 C r o p l a n d Urb C
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an Gro wth Rat e 4 r o p l a n d i r r i g a t e d Lar ge Citi es 3 D e v e l o p e d Tota l Fish Spe cies 1 S h r u b Fish End emi 2 G r a
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cs s s l a n d Thr eate ned Fish Spe cies 0 B a r r e n End emi c Bird Are as 1 L o s s o f O r i g i n a l F o r e s t
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Unformatted text preview: s 1 D e f o r e s t a ti o n R a t e Prot ecte d Are as 4 E r o d e d A r e a Wet land s 4 L a r g e D a m s Ari d 6 P l a n n e d M a j o r D a m s Remote Sensing Imagery—Sukkur • Meander will change shape over time Mississippi River Video • River engineering may increase flood levels • Man made flood versus rain causes flood • 1930’s the core was forces to build dams to reduce pressure on the levies • Over 200 reservoirs were built • The core then decided to shorten the river • Cost 10 billion dollars over 100 years to contain the river • 180 million dollars to maintain the river each year Bangledash River • A lot more river capacity than the Mississippi river • Harder to maintain...
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