Summary and Synthesis of Geomorphic Studies Conducted During the 1996 Controlled Flood in Grand Canyon

  1. Robert H. Webb,
  2. John C. Schmidt,
  3. G. Richard Marzolf and
  4. Richard A. Valdez
  1. John C. Schmidt

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM110p0329

The Controlled Flood in Grand Canyon

The Controlled Flood in Grand Canyon

How to Cite

Schmidt, J. C. (1999) Summary and Synthesis of Geomorphic Studies Conducted During the 1996 Controlled Flood in Grand Canyon, in The Controlled Flood in Grand Canyon (eds R. H. Webb, J. C. Schmidt, G. R. Marzolf and R. A. Valdez), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM110p0329

Author Information

  1. Department of Geography and Earth Resources, Utah State University, Logan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1999

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900933

Online ISBN: 9781118664711

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Keywords:

  • Floods—Arizona—Grand Canyon National Park;
  • Steamflow—Arizona—Grand Canyon National Park;
  • Sedimentation and deposition—Arizona—Grand Canyon National Park;
  • Aquatic biology—Arizona—Grand Canyon National Park;
  • Floods—Colorado River (Colo.-Mex.);
  • Streamflow—Colorado River (Colo.-Mex.);
  • Sedimentation and deposition—Colorado River (Colo-Mex.)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Physical Resources of the Colorado River in Grand Canyon

  • Underlying Scientific Questions Addressed by the Flood

  • The Status of Physical Resources Immediately After the Flood

  • The Status of Physical Resources 6 Months After the Flood

  • Scientific and Management Issues that Arise Because of the Research Findings

  • Sand Balance

  • Implications for Future Research