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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey, Water Resources Division in Menlo Park, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urbanization,
  • Sedimentation and deposition,
  • Stream measurements

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J.M. Knott
    SeriesOpen-file report / U.S. Geological Survey, Technical report -- 6, Open-file report (Geological Survey (U.S.)), Technical report (San Francisco Bay Region Environment and Resources Planning Study) -- 6.
    ContributionsSan Mateo County (Calif.), Geological Survey (U.S.). Water Resources Division
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGB1225.C3 K56 1973
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 54 p.
    Number of Pages54
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26993058M
    OCLC/WorldCa9204802

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Effects of urbanization on sedimentation and floodflows in Colma Creek basin, California by J. M. Knott Download PDF EPUB FB2

4 SEDIMENTATION AND FLOODFLOWS, COLMA CREEK BASIN, CALIFORNIA The objectives of this study are to document the water and sediment discharge of streams in the basin Effects of urbanization on sedimentation and floodflows in Colma Creek basin the period of active development and to estimate the probable effect of urbanization on floodflows and sediment by: 5.

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[J M Knott; San Mateo County (Calif.); Geological Survey. EFFECTS OF URBANIZATION ON SEDIMENTATION & FLOODFLOWS IN COLMA CREEK BASIN, CALIFORNIA (O-F REPORT) [J.M. Knott] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : J.M.

Knott. Effects of urbanization on sedimentation and floodflows in Colma Creek basin, California. U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report, 54 pp.

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