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Data report for completed spur-dike configurations within the native topography modelAuthor(s): Natalie A. Youngblood; Michael E. Ursic; Amanda L. Cox; Christopher I. Thornton; Steven R. Abt
Source: repared for U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Albuquerque Area Office. Fort Collins, CO: Colorado State University, Engineering Research Center. 93 p.
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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DescriptionThe Middle Rio Grande is a 29-mi reach of the Rio Grande in central New Mexico extending from the downstream side of Cochiti Dam to Bernalillo, New Mexico. A map of the Middle Rio Grande reach is presented in Figure 1.1. In recent years, the Middle Rio Grande has been the focus of a variety of channel restoration techniques, including the use of native material and rock spur-dike structures in attempts to control bank erosion rates, channel migration rates, and habitat degradation (Darrow 2004).
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CitationYoungblood, Natalie A.; Ursic, Michael E.; Cox, Amanda L.; Thornton, Christopher I.; Abt, Steven R. 2012. Data report for completed spur-dike configurations within the native topography model. Prepared for U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Albuquerque Area Office. Fort Collins, CO: Colorado State University, Engineering Research Center. 93 p.
Keywordsspur-dike configurations, topography model, channel restoration techniques, bank erosion rates, channel migration rates, habitat degradation, Middle Rio Grande
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