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The nature of a flood

POSTED 22 SEPTEMBER 2005
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Bibliography
One Step Forward, Two Steps Back on U.S. Floodplains, Nicholas Pinter, Science, Vol 308, Issue 5719, 207-208, 8 April 2005.

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National Review Of Innovative And Successful Coastal Habitat Restoration, , A.B. Borde et al, Battelle Memorial Institute. Mississippi River Delta at and below New Orleans, Louisiana, New Orleans District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Dec. 29, 1961.

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