Electronic Documents of Illinois
Document IdentificationUsers should pay particular attention to version identification or dates of publication of documents retrieved. Earlier, possibly superseded, versions of documents are also stored here. Title
The effects of Illinois River traffic on water and sediment input to a side channel
- The effects of river traffic on water and sediment inputs into a side channel were studied in an 18-month research project. McEver's Island, located in the Illinois River, was selected as the study site. The objectives of the research project were: 1) to collect data on factors such as suspended sediment load, water discharge, and types of sediment at a reach of a side channel which directly connects with the main river; and 2) to attempt to estimate the rate of movement of the sediment and water into a side channel in different river stages.Observations indicated that the wave height, velocity, and suspendedsediment concentration showed some significant changes during the passagesof barges. The amounts of water and sediment inputs into side channelsare relatively small compared with the background main channel dischargesand sediment loads.
Originally Deposited as: 999999993284
Phone Number: Language(s): EN-English Volume or Year: 1981
Number or Issue: Date Created: 9 24 2004
Date Last Modified: 5 13 2003 Librarian Remarks:
Access This Publication1. The effects of Illinois River traffic on water and sediment input to a side channel (20060929184526_ISWSCR-270.pdf).
Document Size:1983950 Software: Adobe Acrobat Version: 7.0