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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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 ImagerySukkur Meander will change shape over time Mississippi River Video River engineering may increase flood levels Man made flood versus rain causes flood 1930s 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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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2011 for the course NRC 100 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).

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