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Program book for the 2nd Annual Meeting of the Mississippi River Research Consortion, held at Wisconsin State University, La Crosse, Wisconsin. Executive committee: Thomas O. Claflin, Brother George Pahl, Calvin R. Fremling. Includes a paper presented at the meeting by John D. Ott and Calvin R. Fremling, regarding the ongoing study of Mobile Island (offshore from LaMoille, Minnesota) to track changes in the Mississippi River flood plain due to sand deposits. Table of contents: SYMPOSIUM-THE BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF A 12 FOOT DEER CHANNEL ON THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER - The Panel Members -- Raymond C. Hubley, Jr., Coordinator, Upper Mississippi River Conservation Committee -- Mack Dixon, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers -- Donald V. Gray, Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife -- Ken Smith, Isaak Walton League of America -- William H. Dieffenbach, Missouri Department of Conservation - The Presentation -- Raymond C. Hubley, Jr -- Mack Dixon -- Donald V. Gray -- Ken Smith -- William H. Dieffenbach. - Technical Papers, Titles and Abstracts -- The History and Construction of Wing Dams, Closing Dams, and Shore Protection on the Upper Mississippi River, By Donald Turner -- Analyses of Sedimentation Rate and Accumulation in Navigation Pool No. 7, By Thomas Claflin -- Sand as a Contributing Factor in the Apparent Elevation of the Mississippi River Flood Plain, By John D. Ott and Calvin R. Fremling -- Limnological Investigation of the Iowa Reach of the Upper Mississippi River, By Jack H. Gakstatter -- The Use of Fluorescent Dyes in Water Dispersion Studies, By Philip A. Gilderhus -- A Seasonal Study of the Food Habits of Three Game Fish in Pool 6 of the Upper Mississippi River, By Brother George Pahl & Thomas Varchmin -- Pre-dredging Studies at Fort Madison, Iowa, By Kenneth D. Carlander -- A Preliminary Report on the Effects of Thermal Stress Upon Hepatic Catalase Activity of the Channel Catfish, Ictalurus Punctatus, By Dwight L. Anderson & James L. Knopich -- Comparative Toxicology in Fish: Malathion Activation and Degradation Reactions, By Charles F. Hosier, Jr - Constitution and By-Laws - Membership List. 25 pages. Part of the Cal R. Fremling Collection.

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Winona, Minnesota


Biologists; UMRCC; Upper Mississippi River Conservation Commission; Upper Mississippi River; Upper Mississippi River Valley; Annual Meeting


Special Collections-Library


June 6-7, 1969

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Winona County History Center

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This project has been financed in part with funds provided by the State of Minnesota from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the Minnesota Historical Society.

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Northern Micrographics

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2019-06-24 00:00

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Anna Gaffey

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Transactions of the second annual meeting of the Mississippi River Research Consortium program



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