This website, provided by the US Army Corps of Engineers, describes the Mississippi River Basin and the engineering history on the river and in the basin. Specific topics include a description of the flood project, main stem levees, floodways, channel improvement and stabilization, tributary improvements, old river control and navigation. The site also includes a map showing the location of levees along the Mississippi River.
Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Floods/Fluvial Processes, Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water, Environmental Science:Land Use and Planning:Large-Scale Development Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work Special Interest: Hazards Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science, Teach the Earth:Teaching Environments:Intro Geoscience, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Hazards, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Hydrology/Hydrogeology, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water Earth System Topics: Hydrology:Surface Water, Human Dimensions, Natural Hazards Topics: Hydrosphere/Cryosphere:Surface Water
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