Accession Number : ADA261571


Title :   Stages and Discharges of the Mississippi River and Tributaries and Other Watersheds in the New Orleans District for 1989


Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER DISTRICT NEW ORLEANS LA CORPS OF ENGINEERS


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a261571.pdf


Report Date : Jan 1989


Pagination or Media Count : 287


Abstract : This pamphlet contains the results of stage and discharge observations made on the Mississippi River, its outlets and tributaries, and other streams and waterways in the US Army Engineer District, New Orleans, during the 1989 calendar year. In addition to the records of this district, there are contained herein gage and discharge data furnished by the US geological Survey, and gage records furnished by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Gages operated by the New Orleans district are generally inspected at least once each year. the datum used is that of the 1929 National Geodetic Vertical Datum by the National Geodetic Survey. Gages are being adjusted to agree with benchmark changes also furnished by the National Geodetic Survey. Refer to the general information section at each station for specific adjustments. Gage readings are checked against inspection reports and comparative hydrographs and are corrected where the need is indicated.


Descriptors :   *MISSISSIPPI RIVER , *LIQUID LEVEL GAGES , RIVERS , SEA LEVEL , STREAMS


Subject Categories : Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE