Status and trends of selected resources of the Upper Mississippi River system
Read Online

Status and trends of selected resources of the Upper Mississippi River system a synthesis report of the Long Term Resource Monitoring Program by

  • 847 Want to read
  • ·
  • 69 Currently reading

Published by U.S. Geological Survey, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center in La Crosse, Wis .
Written in English


  • Environmental monitoring -- Mississippi River,
  • Environmental monitoring -- Middle West,
  • Environmental monitoring -- Illinois -- Illinois River,
  • Stream ecology -- Middle West

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Barry L. Johnson and Karen H. Hagerty.
SeriesTechnical report LTRMP -- 2008-T002
ContributionsJohnson, Barry L., Hagerty, Karen H., Long Term Resource Monitoring Program (Environmental Management Program)
LC ClassificationsQH541.15.M64 S743 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 107 p. :
Number of Pages107
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23922406M
LC Control Number2009376615

Download Status and trends of selected resources of the Upper Mississippi River system


  Status and trends of selected resources of the Upper Mississippi River system by Barry L. Johnson 1 edition - first published in Not in Library. Ecological Status and Trends of the Upper Mississippi River System UMRR A-Team Ad Hoc Indicator Report, UMRR Long Term Resource Monitoring Status and Trends of Selected Resources of the Upper Mississippi River System, Nutrients in the Upper Mississippi River: Scientific Information to Support Management Decisions The PDF for the report is 1, kb The Upper Mississippi River–Values and Vulnerability. The Upper Mississippi River (UMR) flows south about 1, miles from its headwaters in Minnesota to its confluence with the Ohio River at Cairo, Illinois. The EPA is concerned about the possibility of Asian carp migrating across the Saint Lawrence River divide, to the Great Lakes drainage basin. In , the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) completed an electric fish barrier in the Chicago Sanitary and Ship canal connects the Mississippi River drainage basin (via the Illinois River and its tributary the Des .

Wetlands, or the lack thereof, were a significant factor in the severe flooding in the Upper Mississippi and Missouri River Basins in the summer of (Parrett and others, ) ().Damages associated with the flooding were undoubtedly worse than they would have been if flood-plain wetlands had still been in place. Water-quality trends in U.S. rivers, to Relations to levels of concern. Effective management and protection of water resources relies upon understanding how water-quality conditions are changing over time. The Mississippi River is the second-longest river and chief river of the second-largest drainage system on the North American continent, second only to the Hudson Bay drainage system. From its traditional source of Lake Itasca in northern Minnesota, it flows generally south for 2, miles (3, km) to the Mississippi River Delta in the Gulf of Mexico. Country: United States. The Environmental Atlas of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin provides citizens, planners, managers, educators, scientists and other professionals with a multidisciplinary and integrated source of information on Lake Pontchartrain and its surrounding Basin.

Upper Mississippi River Basin Flood: A Personal Look Back and A Look Forward at Preparations for the Next Major Flood , Holmes, R.R., Jr., Water Resources Impact, American Water Resources Association, Volume 9, Number 6, pp Notice - The USGS Water Resources Mission Area's priority is to maintain the safety and well-being of our communities, including providing critical situational awareness in times of flooding in all 50 U.S. states and additional territories. Our hydrologic monitoring stations continue to send data in near real-time to NWISWeb, and we are continuing critical water monitoring activities to.   A high-intensity agricultural–economic system has turned the American Midwest into what is now known as the nation's “breadbasket,” where 65% of the land in the 14 states of the Mississippi River Basin (MRB; figure 1) is farmland and 25% is harvestable by: Dale Robertson is a Research Hydrologist with the U.S. Geological Survey, Wisconsin Water Science Center in Middleton, Wisconsin. He is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Michigan Technological University, and University of Toledo, and a Honorary Fellow with the Center for Limnology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.