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Aug 05 2011

Missouri River 2011 Flood Footage in Nebraska and Iowa

We’ve talked extensively about much of the flooding this season. As it winds down, here are two clips from the air of some of the extensive flooding on the Missouri River in Nebraska (June 24) and Iowa (June 30).     Some of the worst flooding we’ve seen in the U.S. in awhile has occurred …

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Jul 08 2011

What Does Bed Load Look Like?

Below are some interesting videos showing sediment transport from University of Minnesota’s St. Anthony Falls Laboratory of 7mm (pea gravel) and 3.8mm (coarse sand) size sediment. This is about the bed load grain size range you typically see now on the Central Platte River (Lexington to Grand Island, Nebraska). The flow is about 1.2 cfs …

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