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Sediment studies in the Brazilian Amazon River Basin

Vanoni, Vito A. (1979) Sediment studies in the Brazilian Amazon River Basin. World Meteorological Organization , Geneva, Switzerland. (Unpublished) http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechKHR:KH-P-168

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Abstract

The work was to be carried out as part of WMO's participation in the United Nations Development Project (UNDP) on Hydrology and Climatology of the Brazilian Amazon River Basin under the direction of Eduardo Basso, Project Manager. This project is carried out in cooperation with The General Directorate for Amazon Development of the Brazilian Government (SUDAM).


Item Type:Report or Paper (Technical Report)
Additional Information:The writer wishes to acknowledge the friendly cooperation of the staff of the Belem office. Without this cooperation, the report would not have been possible. In particular, the help of Eduardo Basso, Director WMO-UNDP is acknowledged. Mr. E. Terezo visited the writer in Pasadena, California during preparation of the report. Because of his intimate knowledge of the Amazon, he was able to help greatly in locating sediment stations and in explaining topographic and geomorphic features of the Basin. Mr. Carlos Osorio and Mr. F. D. Queiros furnished the writer with important information on the area. The writer wishes to acknowledge the help of Iran de Mendonca Coutinho of SUDAM for his help in making contact with organizations responsible for sediment data and in assisting with office analyses and calculations. Finally, the writer wishes to acknowledge the friendly assistance of the members of the stenographic pool, engineering draftsmen and other members of the staff.
Group:W. M. Keck Laboratory of Hydraulics and Water Resources
Record Number:CaltechKHR:KH-P-168
Persistent URL:http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechKHR:KH-P-168
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ID Code:26021
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Deposited On:08 Feb 2010
Last Modified:26 Dec 2012 13:51

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