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Ridge Basin 18:37 - 20:06 (01:29) / 2.1 MB "Cathy Busby-Spera", "sedimentary rock", "clastic sediment", "sedimentary structure", "Ridge Basin", sedimentologist, lake, "fine grained sediment", "thin bed", water, "depositional environment", "river channel", continuity, limestone, microfossil, "fresh water", "mud crack", "ripple mark"
Scour and Fill 21:02 - 22:08 (01:06) / 0.9 MB "Cathy Busby-Spera", "sedimentary rock", "clastic sediment", "sedimentary structure", "Ridge Basin", "scour and fill", "water velocity", sandstone, sand, erosion, "depositional environment", "pebbly sand", "rip up fragment", "fluctuating current", "river channel"
Running Water I: Rivers, Erosion and Deposition 30 minutes / n.a. river, sediment, discharge, stream, river channel, erosion, transportation, "flow velocity", deposition, energy, flood, slope
Velocity of Water 03:15 - 04:00 (00:45) / 1.3 MB "Dee Trent", river, stream, "water velocity", erosion, transportation, discharge, sediment, slope, gradient, "river channel", friction, energy
Discharge 04:26 - 05:09 (00:43) / 1.1 MB "Douglas D. Rhodes", river, stream, "river channel", "water velocity", discharge, "drainage basin", "United States"
Hydraulic Action 05:46 - 06:18 (00:32) / 1.2 MB "James Sadd", river, stream, turbulence, discharge, sediment, "hydraulic action", "river channel", bedrock, "flow velocity"
Abrasion 06:18 - 06:45 (00:27) / 1.0 MB "James Sadd", river, stream, abrasion, "rapid current", sediment, scouring, bedrock, energy, "river channel", cobble, erosion, "flow velocity"
River Bars 09:17 - 10:02 (00:45) / 0.8 MB "James Sadd", river, stream, discharge, "flow velocity", turbulence, energy, erosion, transportation, sediment, deposition, "river channel", bar, sand, gravel, ripple
Flood Plains 12:12 - 13:14 (01:02) / 1.0 MB "James Sadd", meander, flood, floodplain, flatland, river, "river channel", riverbank, bank, landscape, humans, Tigris, Eurphrates, Mesopotamia, Yangtze, "Huang Ho", China, Nile, Egypt, crop, "muddy sediment", nutrient, deposition, irrigation, "geologic hazard", agriculture
Levees 13:14 - 14:42 (01:28) / 1.6 MB "Douglas D. Rhodes", river, floodplain, sediment, deposition, flood, "river channel", stream, discharge, "river bed", levee
Dams 14:42 - 15:41 (00:59) / 1.3 MB "Douglas D. Rhodes", river, flood, dam, discharge, valley, stream, deposition, erosion, lake, sediment, reservoir, "river channel"
Mississippi River 16:28 - 17:56 (01:28) / 1.5 MB river, humans, equilibrium, "Mississippi River", "United States", erosion, deposition, sediment, Minnesota, "Gulf of Mexico", bar, commerce, "New Orleans", "Baton Rouge", "North American Continent", "U.S. Army Corps of Engineers", "Red Eye Crossing", "river channel"
Red Eye Crossing 17:56 - 18:56 (01:00) / 1.9 MB "Tom J. Pokrefke", river, "U.S. Army Corps of Engineers", "Red Eye Crossing", "river channel", "Waterways Experiment Station", WES, "Vicksburg Mississippi", sediment, deposition, energy, dredge
River Model 18:56 - 20:29 (01:33) / 2.6 MB river, "U.S. Army Corps of Engineers", "Red Eye Crossing", "river channel", WES, "Waterways Experiment Station", dredge, modeling, discharge, "bed load", "flow pattern", "point bar", mapping, sedimentation
Computer Model 20:29 - 21:13 (00:44) / 0.6 MB river, "Old River", dam, "U.S. Army Corps of Engineers", "Old River Control Project", river, "Mississippi River", "Atchafalaya River", "navigational lock", flow-rate, "Red Eye Crossing", "river channel", modeling, WES, "Waterways Experiment Station", discharge, "flow velocity", sediment, deposition
Dikes 21:13 - 22:32 (01:19) / 1.3 MB "Tom J. Pokrefke", river, "U.S. Army Corps of Engineers", "Red Eye Crossing", "river channel", WES, "Waterways Experiment Station", modeling, dike, "point bar", sediment, transportation, bank, scouring, "flow velocity"
Pilots of the Mississippi 22:32 - 23:40 (01:08) / 1.4 MB river, "U.S. Army Corps of Engineers", "Red Eye Crossing", "river channel", WES, "Waterways Experiment Station", dike, dredge, "dynamic system"
Simulating Navigation 23:40 - 24:59 (01:19) / 1.1 MB river, "U.S. Army Corps of Engineers", "Red Eye Crossing", "river channel", WES, "Waterways Experiment Station", dredge, "ship-tow simulator", modeling, simulation, discharge
Influence of Running Water 01:58 - 02:48 (00:50) / 0.7 MB "James Sadd", "Colorado River", continent, energy, river, "river channel", erosion, sediment, valley, "mass wasting", landform, slope
Incised Meander 09:31 - 10:05 (00:34) / 0.8 MB landform, rejuvenation, uplift, "incised meander", river, floodplain, thalweg, "river channel", degradation, valley
Deltas 10:05 - 11:08 (01:03) / 1.4 MB "Dee Trent", valley, river, landscape, landform, stream, ocean, lake, "flow velocity", deposition, delta, slope, gradient, sediment, deposition, distributary, "river channel"
Mississippi River 11:45 - 13:01 (01:16) / 1.2 MB "Mississippi River", river, "river channel", sea, sediment, discharge, bank, flood, "Gulf of Mexico", levee, commerce, "stream course"
Holding Its Course 13:01 - 14:27 (01:26) / 1.6 MB "Nancy Powell", "Mississippi River", river, "stream course", "river channel", "river bed", bank, "U.S. Army Corps of Engineers", flood, levee, commerce, "Baton Rouge", "New Orleans", "fresh water", erosion
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