Accession Number:

ADA080466

Title:

Report on: Connecticut River Streambank Erosion Study, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

COLORADO STATE UNIV RESEARCH INST FORT COLLINS

Report Date:

1979-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

260.0

Abstract:

This joint data compilation, hydrologic and geotechnical information study was assembled by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, NED and Colorado State University, to assess streambank erosion along 141-mile reach of Conn. River from Turners Falls Dam, Mass. to headwaters of Wilder Reservoir, Haverhill, N.H. and Wells River, VT. The report includes literature and historical review of Conn. River existing data collection, collation and evaluation infield short- term data collection and evaluation definition and analysis of bank erosion causal factors and solution alternatives. The report identifies variables causing streambank erosion summarized and analyzes causes distinguishes between general and upper-bank erosion considers tractive and surface forces and specifies common techniques used to control bank erosion. Non-structural measures also discussed. Maps, charts, tables, glossary, bibliography, and suggested protection measures are provided.

Subject Categories:

  • Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
  • Soil Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE