Disturbing the Mississippi: The Language of Science, Engineering and River Restoration

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Disturbing the Mississippi: The Language of Science, Engineering and River Restoration

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Issue Two: Spring 2015 Open Rivers: Rethinking the Mississippi

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"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."

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Disturbing the Mississippi: The Language of Science Engineering and River Restoration

Disturbing the Mississippi: The Language of Science Engineering and River Restoration

Issue Two: Spring 2015
Open Rivers: Rethinking the Missisissippi


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Christopher Morris, “Disturbing the Mississippi: The Language of Science, Engineering and River Restoration,” Schuylkill River & Urban Waters Research Corps Archive, accessed October 22, 2018, http://schuylkillcorps.org/items/show/9.

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