December 1999Volume 51 Issue 12
Floodplain aggregate mining in western Oregon
Mining Engineering, 1999, Vol. 51, No. 12, pp. 6-14
Schnitzer, E.F.; Wampler, P.J.; Mamoyac, S.R.
PREVIEW:During 1996 and 1997, Oregon experienced flooding on a scale not seen in many years. Some gravel pits located near rivers experienced erosion. In several cases, breaches occurred between the gravel pit and the river. Initial evaluation of several sites that experienced these breaches showed that impacts to the river system were complex and varied significantly from site to site.
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