The Danube at Linz and its regulation

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Neweklowsky, Ernst
Original title: 
Die Donau bei Linz und ihre Regelung
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This article describes the development of the Danube River at the city of Linz. It gives insight on how industry dealt with the branching river, how the river bed evolved and when incision starts, about mean, low and high flow events as well as changes in flow velocity. A great number of flood events as well as ice development on the Danube River, bed load and water pollution are also described. The article ends with flood protection measures and the developing water usage for power generation.

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Journal title : 
Naturkundliches Jahrbuch der Stadt Linz
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Monday, August 1, 2016