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Large-scale bedforms in the Platte River downstream from Grand Island, Nebraska

Large-scale bedforms in the Platte River downstream from Grand Island, Nebraska

structure, process, and relationship to channel narrowing

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey in Denver, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hydrology -- Nebraska -- Platte River.,
  • Stream channelization -- Nebraska -- Platte River.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby K.D. Crowley.
    SeriesOpen-file report -- 81-1059., Open-file report (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- 81-1059.
    ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15256666M


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The Platte River channel in Nebraska, especially downstream from Grand Island, is characterized by large, periodic, and geometrically distinct bedforms called macroforms. Macroforms have dimensions commensurate with the width and depth of the channel and are emergent at all but the highest flow stages.

The encroachment of vegetation on macroforms and their consequent stabilization since the. The item Large-scale bedforms in the Platte River downstream from Grand Island, Nebraska: structure, process, and relationship to channel narrowing, by K. Crowley, (microform) represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Missouri University of Science Technology Library.

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D (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Author: K. D Crowley. Crowley The Platte River channel in Nebraska, especially downstream from Grand Island, is characterized by large, periodic, and geometrically distinct bedforms called macroforms.

Macroforms have dimensions commensurate with the width and depth of the channel and are emergent at all but the highest flow stages. Platte River Valley. The Platte River is a river in the Great Plains.

It stretches miles making it the largest river in Nebraska. It is formed out of the MississippiMissouri River. In Nebraska the river splits in two. The river goes through Nebraska, Colorado, and Wyoming.

Wikivoyage. Wikipedia. Overview. Platte River Road. The Platte River has been described in folklore as "a mile wide and an inch deep. " The writer Washington Irving said it was "the most magnificent and useless of rivers. " Still, many tried to use the river to transport cargo even though it was shallow, had many channels, and it looked deeper than it really was.

Minatare on the North Platte River, about 50 km east of the Wyoming-Nebraska boundary, to Grand Island on the Platte River in central Nebraska, a river distance of about km (fig.

Throughout most of this stretch, the river is several hundred meters wide and only 0. Grand Island in The Platte, draining areas of northeast Colorado and southeast Wyoming, is, except for the Missouri, the most important river of Nebraska.

It is miles long below the confluence of its northern and southern branches at North Platte and has exper­ ienced floods carrying as many ascubic feet of water a. Platte River State Park offers guided horseback rides, fishing and paddle boating on Jenny Newman Lake, concessions, and a covered picnic shelter that is available for rental.

During June and July, the Nature Center is open on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday from 1 p. 4 p.in the lower level of Mallet Lodge. Channel Morphology and Bed Sediment Characteristics Before and After Habitat Enhancement Activities in the Uridil Property, Platte River, Nebraska, Water Years Figure 11 Platte River near Grand Island, Nebraska flow-durations curves Figure 12 Platte River mean annual sediment load based on sediment-discharge equations by Simons and Associates, Inc.

() Figure 13 Platte River mean annual sediment load based on sediment-discharge equations by. study included the area from the North Platte River at Lewellen, Nebraska, and the South Platte River at Julesburg, Colorado, to the Platte River near Louisville, Nebraska.

This project used the following approach and objectives in the evaluations process: 1. Be conservative in methods and analysis, 2. Grand Island. Grand Island Tourism Grand Island Hotels Grand Island Bed and Breakfast Grand Island Holiday Rentals Grand Island Packages Flights to Grand Island Grand Island Restaurants Grand Island Attractions Grand Island Shopping Grand Island Travel Forum Grand Island Photo Grand Island Map Grand Island Guide.

A map of Wyomings watersheds shows the North Platte River basin, in the southeast corner of the state, shaped like a balled fist with its index finger pointing west toward Utah, California and Oregon.

The North Platte River makes the fist of the hand. The river flows north into Wyoming from Colorado and sweeps east and south in a horseshoe bend nearly miles long, draining the entire.

Grand Island is a city in and the county seat of Hall County, Nebraska, United States. The population at the census. Grand Island is the principal city of the Grand Island metropolitan area, which consists of Hall, Merrick, Howard and Hamilton counties. The Grand Island metropolitan area has an official population of 83, residents.

The Platte River Recovery Implementation Program (PRRIP) is the result of that planning effort. The Program is focused on implementing this shared vision for creating and maintaining habitat on the Platte for four threatened and endangered species.

More information on PRRIP can be found at Joeckel and Henebry () used historical aerial photography from to to study the central Platte River between the cities of Grand Island and Plattesmouth, Nebraska.

They observed large. The Platte River and its tributaries drain o square miles in Colorado, Nebraska, and Wyoming. Many habitats for wildlife, including montane pine forest, native grasslands, and eastern deciduous forest, exist in the Platte River ecosystem.

The region is steeped in the history of the settlement of the West. The Mormon and Oregon trails, as well as the railroads played important roles. Each year in Nebraska, the Platte River between Grand Island and Kearney plays host to the largest gathering of Sandhill Cranes in the world.

It is estimated that approximatelycranes make a "pit stop" on the Platte River to rest and refuel before continuing their annual migration north for the summer. This small stretch of the river is critical habitat needed by the cranes because of.

Popular Grand Island Categories. Grand Island Pet Friendly Motels. The Platte flows in a large arc, east-southeast to near Fort Kearny and then east-northeast, across Nebraska south of Grand Island and on to Columbus.

The Platte River is joined from the north by the about mile-long ( km) Loup River about 5 miles (8 km) southeast of Columbus. During pioneer days, a Loup River ferry crossed the river. NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 24 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Platte River near Grand Island are issued as needed during times of. Sixteen gates perpendicular to the canal allow water to move down the central Platte River, delivering water to downstream water users and the Missouri River.

The North and South Platte rivers meet east of North Platte Nebraska, where water is diverted south to an irrigation Supply Canal.

Two time-lapse cameras were set up in the area. downstream of Kingsley Dam (USGS, ). Therefore, the data was limited to the period following the construction of the dam (). Annual peak and daily average streamflow measurements for the f our Lower Platte River study gages, as well as Grand Island, from were downloaded in HEC-SSP v using the USGS data import tool.

Platte River near Grand Island, NE. 17, 10, 4, 6, of Platte River immediately downstream of Kearney bridge crossing (see Figure for location). Inabutments of bridge and approach berms for road constricted channel, leading to narrowing at western edge of image.

between the Environmental Impact Statement. Cranes on the Platte River. Between February and April, more than half a million sandhill cranes gather on the Platte River in central Nebraska, staging for a journey that ends as far north as eastern Siberia. By Jonathan Rosen.

January-February Once upon a time, before humans diverged from chimpanzees or the Grand Canyon had been carved.

The Platte River is a major river in the state of Nebraska and is about mi long. Measured to its farthest source via its tributary the North Platte River, it flows for over 1, miles. The Platte River is a tributary of the Missouri River, which itself is a tributary of the Mississippi River.

The mean April streamflow in the Platte River at Grand Island was 2, cfs (provisional USGS data), or at the percentile level of April flows.

The April end-of-month content of Lake McConaughy was 1, acre-feet, equivalent to of maximum capacity and percentile level of the April percent-of-capacity.

Furthermore, time-series analysis of aerial photography of the river in the vicinity of Grand Island, Nebraska, shows that: (1) the river has become dominated by aggressively vegetated subaerially.

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moved to Nebraska inthe Platte River at Grand Island was dry. Inthe drought is over, and the Platte experienced extensive flooding. The rapid change in water conditions reminds us how dy-namic this system truly is and demonstrates the ability of the river to shape waterfowl habitat within its floodplain.

However. The study included the area from the North Platte River just below Lake McConaughy and the South Platte River at Julesburg, Colorado, to the Platte River near Louisville, Nebraska.

The study compared the amount of natural flow available in various specified reaches. Flooding along the Platte River.

Minor flooding is possible long the Platte River due to heavy rainfall and snow melt in the mountains.

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