Accession Number:

ADA030717

Title:

Potamology Investigation. A Study of the Shift in the Stage-Discharge Relationship of the Missouri River at Sioux City, Iowa

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

WATER AND ENVIRONMENT CONSULTANTS INC FORT COLLINS CO

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

43.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this study is to identify the revelant data - such as construction, stream morphology, and trends of tributaries - to the observed chronologic changes in river stage of the Missouri River at the Sioux City, Iowa area during the approximate period of 1954-1974. The causal relationships present for the observed effects are to be determined and recommendations are to be made for any further data requirements. The investigation includes a study of the following data a Missouri River Stage - Discharge Measurements at Yankton, Sioux City, Decatur, and Omaha. b Yearly water surface profiles of the Missouri River Ponca to Omaha. c Channel cross-sections at Sioux City, Iowa. d Channel Relocation and Mainstem Dam Construction History. e Missouri River Mileage Data. f Missouri River Flow Records. g Suspended sediment measurements at Yankton, S. Dakota, Sioux City, Iowa, and Omaha, Nebraska.

Subject Categories:

  • Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE