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re: If you haven’t already, take the time… - The Baker
[quote]Your thoughts?[/quote]"Oh my god"...
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re: Fox with Breaking News: Comey's 1st draft of exoneration letter for Clinton - The Baker
[quote]threatened his ass[/quote]This is the only thing that makes sense...
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re: Myle's Brennan is lightin it up!!!! - The Baker
[quote]Not sure what a Brennan is, but Myle's Brennan must something special![/quote]Not sure how to something, but in order to something special must require a Myle's Brennan...
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re: "If the Old River Control Structure Fails" by R. Kazmann and D. Johnson - The Baker
I think he's talking about Sidney A Murrey Hydro Electric dam. They take an elevator down ~75ft to the turbines....
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re: "If the Old River Control Structure Fails" by R. Kazmann and D. Johnson - The Baker
Auxilliary is irrelevant if Low Sill fails. ETA: Aux. is considered part of old river control....
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re: "If the Old River Control Structure Fails" by R. Kazmann and D. Johnson - The Baker
[quote]You can’t give me the gist?[/quote] 4 billion in 1976 USD. MR from BR to Bird's foot would become a saltwater estuary. Goodbye Morgan city....
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"If the Old River Control Structure Fails" by R. Kazmann and D. Johnson - The Baker
One of the best journals to come out of LSU. It is worth a browse if you have some reading time and enjoy topics relating to the civil engineering works. I put it in the other thread but I thought more people would have a chance to find it here. [link=(https://biotech.law.lsu.edu/la/geology...
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re: There's too much dirt in the Mississippi River - The Baker
[quote] My understanding was that it was lowered because even after the repairs, the structure was still compromised, relative to its original design capacity. [/quote] This is correct, the lowering of allowable head is precautionary but it could probably still handle it. [quote]Can you imagine i...
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re: There's too much dirt in the Mississippi River - The Baker
[quote]That didn't get filled with rock and grouted around the time the auxiliary structure was built? I read in one of Sid's links that maximum head is much lower now (like 22', instead of 43'. Trying not to exceed 19') than as originally designed, but it made it sound like they replaced the damage...
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re: There's too much dirt in the Mississippi River - The Baker
[quote]How deep is the river at ORCS?[/quote] The scour hole just downstream of Low Sill is 90ft deep. Auxiliary is shallower....
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re: There's too much dirt in the Mississippi River - The Baker
[quote]There are some VERY intelligent people working in this field.[/quote]You think you iz smart huh? :cheers:...
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re: There's too much dirt in the Mississippi River - The Baker
[quote]Right... this issue is north of BR[/quote]There is deposition north of baton rouge because the Mississippi river is losing stream power and carrying capacity to the 70-30 split with the Atchafalaya. The sediment/water concentration upstream of the structure is much higher than the concentrati...
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re: When ice melts in your glass, does it start to overflow? - The Baker
There would be significant sea level rise...
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re: When ice melts in your glass, does it start to overflow? - The Baker
[quote] Is the ice on Antarctica and Greenland already in the ocean? No it isn't you complete moron.[/quote]Didn't say it was moron :cheers:...
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re: When ice melts in your glass, does it start to overflow? - The Baker
I think thermal expansion of the water is of much greater concern....
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re: When ice melts in your glass, does it start to overflow? - The Baker
[quote]They are arguing the ice shelves that break off are going to raise the sea level? [/quote]Glacial melt... but more generally "land ice"....
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re: When ice melts in your glass, does it start to overflow? - The Baker
[quote]When ice melts it actually takes up less volume. True story.[/quote]I didn't want to kill em' that hard though....
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re: When ice melts in your glass, does it start to overflow? - The Baker
[quote]ETA: not that I think its going to happen. It's just going to be their argument to you.[/quote]I'd agree with them. However, glaciers aren't sea ice....
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When ice melts in your glass, does it start to overflow? - The Baker
The water level in my glass stays the same... Weird Funny how melting Sea Ice is a major flood concern. Can't deny the science though....
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