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View Resource Carbon Storage and Late Holocene Chronostratigraphy of a Mississippi River Deltaic Marsh, St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana

The US Geological Survey has placed online this document on Carbon storage and Late Holocene chronostratigraphy of a Mississippi River marsh. Available in HTML or .pdf format, the report provides data (30 Tables and Figures) and interpretation of geologic and hydrogeological information, C-14 age determinations and analysis, biochronostratigraphy, and compositional analysis.
View Resource River Watch

The National Weather Service of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has launched the River Watch site, providing up-to-date river forecast information for the nation's largest river basins: the Mississippi, Missouri, Illinois, and Ohio River Basins). Daily river level summaries are provided for each basin, in addition to five-day forecasts for river stage heights (in feet)....
View Resource The Atchafalaya River and the lower Mississippi

The websites in this Topic in Depth describe the physical characteristics of the Atchafalaya River and address its relationship with the Mississippi River. First, Illinois State University summarizes the location and main features of the Atchafalaya River Basin (1). Next, the USGS presents its current research on the lower Atchafalaya and Mississippi River "to better understand and assess lower...