Chasing the Flood
Activity Pages

Flood Page 1:
MANAGING THE MISSISSIPPI focuses on changes made to the Mississippi to manage the river for commerce and flood control.

Flood Page 2:
DOCUMENTING THE 1997 FLOODS
provides examples of student Chasing the Flood projects.

Flood Page 3:
LIVING WITH FLOODS: TWO SOLUTIONS
looks at different ways that two Mississippi river towns cope with flooding.

Flood Page 4:
WHAT WE PUT IN THE RIVER'S WAY
Looks at how human impacts have made flood problems worse.

Follow the Flood Pulse:
Mississippi Flood Maps

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


Precipitation Data
from ROL Schools

These links 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


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