Accession Number : ADA419436


Title :   The Great Flood of 1993 Post-Flood Report. Upper Mississippi River and Lower Missouri River Basins


Descriptive Note : Final rept.


Corporate Author : CORPS OF ENGINEERS CHICAGO IL NORTH CENTRAL DIV


Personal Author(s) : DesHarnais, Judy ; Johnson, Shirley ; Melidor, Avenant ; Crickmer, Anna ; Gehrt, Susanna


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a419436.pdf


Report Date : Sep 1994


Pagination or Media Count : 94


Abstract : The Flood of 1993 was an unusual and significant hydrometeorological event that devastated the Midwest. The 1993 was distinctive from all other record floods in terms of its magnitude, severity, damage and the season in which it occurred. The present report contains information about the flood and the general involvement of the Corps in the flood-affected areas. An appendix which provides detailed flood descriptions, data, and information on Corps flood control, flood fight and post flood activities is included for each of the district offices involved: Appendices A (St. Paul District) and Appendices B (Rock Island District) cover the Mississippi River basin above Lock and Dam no. 22; Appendix C (St. Louis District) concerns the Mississippi River basin below Lock and Dam no. 22; Appendix D (Omaha District) and Appendix E (Kansas City District) cover the Missouri River Basin.


Descriptors :   *FLOODS , *MISSISSIPPI RIVER , *MISSOURI RIVER , DISASTERS , CRISIS MANAGEMENT , EMERGENCIES , ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS , RIVERS , RAINFALL , HYDROGRAPHY , CHANNEL FLOW , BASINS(GEOGRAPHIC) , SATELLITE PHOTOGRAPHY


Subject Categories : Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE