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Grand Canyon Colorado River Airborne Imagery Tenth Mile Cover graph

Detailed Description

Example graph of land cover calculations derived from remote sensing airborne image analysis for 0.1-mile segments of the Colorado River from Glen Canyon Dam to Diamond Creek. The percentage of the river valley covered by water (at 8,000 CFS river discharge), sand, vegetation, and other landcover are plotted for each 0.1-mile segment of the river.


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