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Drainage areas of surface water bodies of central Maine coastal river basins

Fontaine, Richard A.

Drainage areas of surface water bodies of central Maine coastal river basins

by Fontaine, Richard A.

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Published by The Survey in Augusta, Me .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drainage -- Maine.,
  • Watersheds -- Maine.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Richard A. Fontaine ; prepared in cooperation with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection ; United States Department of the Interior, Geological Survey.
    SeriesOpen-file report -- 78-556-I., Open-file report (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- 78-556-I.
    ContributionsMaine. Dept. of Environmental Protection., Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17799896M

    RIVER SYSTEMS AND LANDFORMS (1) RIVER DRAINAGE BASINS AND RIVER BEHAVIOUR 1. Introduction 2. Rivers and drainage basins 3. River discharge 4. The river basin system 5. Hydrographs and floods. 0 20 40 60 80 Amazon Congo Yangtze Plata-Parana WHAT IS A RIVER? A river is a body of water flowing downslope in a. Estimated Water Use and Availability in the South Coastal Drainage Basin, Southern Rhode Island, –99 By Emily C. Wild and Mark T. Nimiroski In cooperation with the Rhode Island Water Resources Board Scientific Investigations Report U.S. Department of the Interior U.S. Geological Survey.

    A river is also known as catchment area, catchment or river basin. There may be small sub-basins that make up the great river. When rain falls or when snow and ice melts, the water that comes from countries in the pool before going out to the river, lakes, oceans and lakes. The separation of river basins is because of mountains, ridges and hills. Surface & Ground Water Resources in River Basins River basin Catchment Area () Mean annual flow (BCM) Utilizable flow (BCM) Storage Replenish-able ground water (BCM) Volume (BCM) % of Annual flow Indus Ganga Brahmaputra

    Coastal, river basin and aquifer management. The "Integrated Resources Management Plan for the Buna/Bojana Area" that extends throughout Albania and Montenegro, was developed by GWP-Med, PAP/RAC and the UNESCO International Hydrological Programme (IHP), in the framework of the GEF UNEP/MAP MedPartneship was presented during the Final Consultation Meeting on 7 . In addition to the York River watershed, this strategy also covers the adjoining Lower York Coastal Basins: Piankatank River and Mobjack Bay. A successful nutrient and sediment reduction strategy will have significant impacts on water quality in the creeks, streams and rivers that feed the York River and the Lower York Coastal Basin. Likewise.


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