Flood of evidence


Furious floods

Too many floods

Fewer trees = more floods?

Wetlands and floods

Flood prevention: the earthmover approach


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Paper
Flooding to Restore Connectivity of Regulated Large-River Watersheds, David Galat et al, Bioscience, Sept., 1998, v. 48:9 p. 721 ff.

Hell in High Water, David Whitman and Joel Bourne, U.S. News & World Report, October 4, 1999, p. 22.

Imperiled Waters, Impoverished Future: The Decline of Freshwater Ecosystem, Janet Abramovitz, Worldwatch Paper 128, 1996.

Unnatural Disasters, Janet Abramovitz, Worldwatch, July/August, 1999.

Unnatural Disasters, Bob Schildgen, Sierra, May/June, 1999, pp. 48-57.


Electronic
Disasters by the gigabuck!

Nice pix of the Willamette Valley flood of 1996.

The Red River Flood of 1997.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers builds dams and levees. American Rivers gets down on same.

So does the National Wildlife Federation.

Questionable water engineering proposals.

Feeling aqueous? Check out the International Association of Hydrologists.

Levee-building advice.

Can water fight water?


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