Disturbing the Mississippi: The Language of Science, Engineering and River Restoration
"The words used to explain river systems have come to explain what threatens them, and to explain what river restoration must therefore accomplish. Words shape deed. This essay explores some of the history of the langugae of river science, engineering, and restoration."
Aerial view of the Mississippi River in New Orleans
Issue Two: Spring 2015
Open Rivers: Rethinking the Missisissippi