Yellen and Woodruff document low sediment levels behind dams

3-part cross-section diagramof dammed rivers of how sediment traps behind dams work

Dr's Brian Yellen, John Woodruff, and collaborators at WHOI recently published a paper in Estuaries and Coasts documenting their findings of much-lower-than-expected sediment levels behind dams in the Lower Hudson watershed in addition to creating a tool to quickly estimate the amount of sediment trapped behind dams.  Read more here...

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