MANAGING THE MISSISSIPPI focuses on changes
made to the Mississippi to manage the river for commerce and flood control.
DOCUMENTING THE 1997 FLOODS
provides examples of student Chasing the Flood projects.
LIVING WITH FLOODS: TWO SOLUTIONS
looks at different ways that two Mississippi river towns cope with flooding.
WHAT WE PUT IN THE RIVER'S WAY
Looks at how human impacts have made flood problems worse.
the Flood Pulse:
The following links lead to
a series of maps that show locations in the Mississippi River system that
are at or above flood stage.
Flood Sites 3/14
Flood Sites 3/24
from ROL Schools
leads to tables of precipitation data collected by ROL schools studying
the relationship of precipitation to river levels.
Data for March, 1998
Data for April, 1998