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Divine Providence: The 2011 Flood in the Mississippi River and Tributaries Project (Paperback)

Title:
Divine Providence: The 2011 Flood in the Mississippi River and Tributaries Project (Paperback)
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Format:
Paperback
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Stock:
Low stock
GPO Stock Number:
008-022-00364-9
ISBN:
9780160933431
Description

Divine Providence: The 2011 Flood in the Mississippi River and Tributaries Project provides a transparent depiction of the 2011 flood within the Mississippi River and Tributaries footprint. It also provides necessary historical context for greater understanding of key features of the project. It is the story of prudent foresight, heroic actions, agonizing decisions, and extreme personal sacrifice.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Foreword - George C. Grugett, Executive Vice-President, Mississippi Valley Flood Control Association page

Preface

Prologue - The Mississippi River and Tributaries Project

Chapter One - General Jadwin’s Floodway: Historical Background of the Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway

Chapter Two - Trouble at the Confluence: The 2011 Activation of the Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway

Chapter Three - Fergie Fixes the River: Improving the Flood-Carrying Capacity of the River

Chapter Four - The River Wants Out: The 2011 Flood in the Heart of the MR&T Project page

Chapter Five - Through the Spout to the Gulf: The 2011 Flood in the New Orleans District

Postscript - T. Stephen Gambrell, Executive Director, Mississippi River Commission

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Notes

Audience

Engineers, historians, and anyone interested in learning about the history of the Mississippi River Commission and the 2011 Flood in the Mississippi River would find this publication interesting.

Product Details

Availability Details:
In Stock
USA Price:
$41.00
International Price:
$57.40
Publisher:
Mississippi River Commission
Author:
  • Camillo, Charles A.
Year/Pages:
2012: 330 p.; ill. 2016-repr.
Key Phrases:
  • Flood control, Mississippi River Valley, History
  • 2011 Flood in the Mississippi River
  • Mississippi River
  • Floods, Mississippi River Valley, Histor
Weight:
1.125
Quantity Price:
Discount
Cover:
Paper
Unit of Issue (US):
1
Unit of Issue (Non-US):
1
Item available Date:
06/23/2016
Last Status Update:
03/16/2017
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