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Opening a Dam to Study and Improve Resources in the Grand Canyon
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Title: Opening a Dam to Study and Improve Resources in the Grand Canyon


Dams don't help just by holding water back. By opening Glen Canyon Dam's jet tubes for a high flow experiment—scheduled to take place on March 5—scientists can study and improve resources in Grand Canyon National Park. Learn more by listening to our interview with John Hamill, USGS Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Program Chief.

Location: Page, AZ, USA

Date Taken: 3/5/2008

Length: 0:00

Video Producer: Don Becker , U.S. Geological Survey

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Additional Video Credits:
Jennifer LaVista (Narrator)


From the USGS CoreCast "Opening a Dam to Study and Improve Resources in the Grand Canyon", Episode 30

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