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Paleoflood Investigations to Improve Flood-Frequency Estimates for Eastern Colorado

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Paleoflood Investigations to Improve Flood-Frequency Estimates for Eastern Colorado

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Available data for 06758700 Middle Bijou Creek Tributary near Deer Trail, Colo.

 

Looking  downstream towards the discontinued crest-stage gage at 06758700 Middle Bijou  Creek Tributary near Deer Trail, Colo.

Looking downstream toward the discontinued crest-stage gage at 06758700 Middle Bijou Creek Tributary near Deer Trail, Colo.

Looking downstream at 06758700 Middle Bijou Creek Tributary near Deer  Trail, Colo.

Looking downstream at 06758700 Middle Bijou Creek Tributary near Deer Trail, Colo.

Four soil horizons are present in this terraces exposure at 06758700  Middle Bijou Creek Tributary near Deer Trail, Colo

Four soil horizons are present in this terrace exposure at 06758700 Middle Bijou Creek Tributary near Deer Trail, Colo.

  1. an organic rich A horizon
  2. a B horizon with sand and silt interbeds,
  3. a more developed B2 horizon, and
  4. an older Bk horizon at the bottom.
At  06758700 Middle Bijou Creek Tributary near Deer Trail, Colo.

At 06758700 Middle Bijou Creek Tributary near Deer Trail, Colo. These soil samples correspond to the units in Figure 1-3. The soil structure goes from single grained and weakly granular in the A horizon to weak to moderate sub-angular blocky in the Bk horizon. 

The  lower limit discharge model output from SAC-GUI at 06758700 Middle Bijou Creek  Tributary near Deer Trail, Colo.

The lower limit discharge model output from SAC-GUI at 06758700 Middle Bijou Creek Tributary near Deer Trail, Colo.

The upper limit discharge model output from SAC-GUI at 06758700 Middle  Bijou Creek Tributary near Deer Trail, Colo.

The upper limit discharge model output from SAC-GUI at 06758700 Middle Bijou Creek Tributary near Deer Trail, Colo.

The flood-frequency curve for 06758700 Middle Bijou Creek Tributary  near Deer Trail, Colo.

The flood-frequency curve for 06758700 Middle Bijou Creek Tributary near Deer Trail, Colo.

The flood-frequency curve for 06758700 Middle Bijou Creek Tributary  near Deer Trail, Colo.

The flood-frequency curve for 06758700 Middle Bijou Creek Tributary near Deer Trail, Colo.

Unless otherwise noted, all photographs taken September 19, 2014 by Michael Kohn.