Sedimentation Studies in the Western Gulf States

by Graham W. Renfro, Geologist; (Watersheds), Eng. And Watershed Planning Unit, Soil Conservation Service, Fort Worth, Tex.,
Charlie M. Moore, (A.M.ASCE), Head; Design and Constr. Section, Eng. And Watershed Planning Unit, Soil Conservation Service, Fort Worth, Tex.,


Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 5, Pg. 1-15


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: Summary of reservoir sedimentation surveys made by Soil Conservation Service; analysis made of existing suspended sediment and reservoir sedimentation records in 7-state region which includes 26 physiographic areas; methods used in determining sediment yields; effect of watershed protection measures, including floodwater retarding structures in reducing sediment yield from watersheds.

Subject Headings: Sediment | Gulfs | Soil surveys | Reservoirs | Watersheds | Soil analysis | Suspended sediment | Surveying methods | Hydrographic surveys | North America | United States | Gulf States

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