Modeling to Prevent Disaster: The Waterways Experiment Station

by T.R. Witcher, Contributing Editor; ASCE, ASCE World Headquarters, 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, VA,


Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2017, Vol. 87, Issue 10, Pg. 44-47


Document Type: Editorial

Abstract: Out of the tragedy of the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Waterways Experiment Station, the premier hydraulics research lab in the United States, was born.

Subject Headings: Waterways | Hydrologic models | Floods | Hydraulics | Mississippi

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