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Documents

National Archives
National Archives

Listed below are primary documents that have made a significant contribution to understanding the science and history on the Colorado. The main subjects are listed in alphabetical order and by the year the documents were written. For geographic areas, the subjects are listed from the river's headwaters to the delta.

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AIDS FOR RESEARCH
  • Click here for data, conversion tables, calculations, maps, graphics and interpretation aids.

ANNUAL OPERATING PLANS

  • Click here for documents on dam operations.
  • Click here to read article about the history of operations at Glen Canyon Dam.
  • Click here to determine your own analysis of what the Colorado River system of reservoirs will look like in a future.

ARCHEOLOGY

BIOLOGICAL OPINIONS

COLORADO RIVER AND ITS TRIBUTARIES

See Reports

FLOODING: studies about historic regional floods and forecasting probable maximum floods and their impacts in the Colorado Basin.

HYDROLOGY

  • Click here for hydrology and flooding documents
  • Click here to read about the water budget of the Colorado River.

OIL SHALE & TAR SANDS

NATIONAL MONUMENTS AND PARKS

RECORD OF DECISIONS

RESERVOIR STUDIES: 

SALINITY

URANIUM MINING AND MILLING

UPPER COLORADO RIVER COMMISSION

WATER AUGMENTATION:

WATER PLANNING

WATER SCARCITY

 




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