The cause of floods and the factors that influence their intensity: an address

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s.n., 1913 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 51 pages
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Contents

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Section 2
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Section 3
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Alvord amount annual gage height annual rainfall annual rainfall conditions average believe below Wausau Black River Falls Calumet River canal engineers CAUSE OF FLOODS changes channel Chippewa Colorado Comparative Hydrographs concrete conditions of flow conditions of rainfall considerable consin constructed core wall Creek Watershed—Area 102.2 cubic feet Curves of Rainfall decrease Dells diagram dike drainage area earth section effect effect on flood engineer evaporation factors feet per second feet per square ff/rer flood intensity flood of October flow of streams forest bed formula Fox River Genesee River gradient GRAND RAPIDS gravel greater flood flow ground water Hatfield dam heavy Hudson River hydraulic HYDROGRAPHS SHOWING hydrological Illinois investigation JULY AUG June Kilbourn Dam lake land low flood flow low water low-water flow Manistee River maximum flood flow mean annual mean annual gage mean line Menominee River Michigan mill modify Neshaminy normal flood North Canadian River occur Oswego River per second per per square mile percentage percentage of variation perhaps period Peshtigo River Philadelphia plant Portage precipitation Professor Mead progressive means rainfall conditions rains rainstorm ratio records reforestation reservoir retention curve Rhinelander River Above Necedah River valley Rivers in Wisconsin Rock River rocky drainage area Rothschild Dam run-off formula sand sandstone second feet per second per square SEPT OCT Showing Daily Precipitation shown in Fig shows soil spillway storage stream flow surface swamps Tainter gates tion Tohickson Tohickson Creek Watershed—Area total run-off uniformity of flow upper Wisconsin River variation vegetation w. s. E waste land water powers watershed Watershed—Area 102.2 Sq Wisconsin River Above Wisconsin streams

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