This website is part of the Mississippi History Now web newspaper. The feature story discusses engineering of river control in the Mississippi. Topics discussed in the story include the need for river control, efforts to control the river, the 1927 flood and impacts on the environment. The story includes suggested readings and a lesson plan associated with the story.
Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Floods/Fluvial Processes, Environmental Science:Land Use and Planning:Large-Scale Development Resource Type: Activities, Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary Special Interest: Hazards
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