Mississippi River

James G. Wiener, Calvin Fremling, Carl E. Korschgen, Kevin P. Kenow, Eileen Kirsch, Sara J. Rogers, Yao Yin, Jennifer S. Sauer, USGS Biology Division

This site describes the Mississippi River, its drainage system, and the Delta. The article describes the geologic history, geography, human development, as well as the degradation of the delta and coastal wetlands, plants, animals and the ecosystem’s status and health.

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Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water, Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity:Surface Water , Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Hydrology/Hydrogeology, Environmental Science, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water