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April 7, 2008
Lara Schmit 928-556-7327 lschmit@usgs.gov
Ted Melis 928-556-7282 tmelis@usgs.gov

Glen Canyon Dam High Flow Experiment Time Lapse Videos Available

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Reporters: Please note the change in time. Broadcast quality videos will be available by contacting Don Becker at 605-594-6175

Time lapse videos of sandbars from the Glen Canyon Dam high flow experiment have been released by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Time Lapse Videos:
These time lapse videos of sandbars from the Glen Canyon Dam High Flow Experiment show the impact of the high flow experiment at two locations over the course of the last 30 days.

Photo of river during high-flow experiement - caption and video

River Mile 45 (WMV | Streaming External link)
This time lapse video shows one example of the increases in a beach that was created in lower Marble Canyon.

River Mile 3 (WMV | Streaming External link)
This time lapse video shows an example of one of the eroded beaches in upper Marble Canyon.

These videos show the impact of the high flow experiment at two locations over the course of the last 30 days.

Access these videos and other resources, including video and images, by visiting the USGS CoreCast site, Episode 37

The media are invited to participate in a conference call with USGS experts who will discuss preliminary observations of the high flow event. A question and answer session will follow.

Update: Media conference call recording (Apr 7, 2008) (MP3 - Transcription available in 7 - 10 business days.)

Who:

Andrea Alpine, Southwest Biological Science Center Director
Ted Melis, Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center Deputy Chief

When:

Monday, April 7, 2008
11:00am MT / 2:00pm EDT

Call in number:

641-715-3200 and follow the prompts
Access Code: 428157#

 

 

 

 

 


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