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Erosion in the Rio Puerco

Rio Puerco Bibliography

Bryan, Kirk, 1928, Historic evidence on changes in the channel of Rio Puerco, a tributary of the Rio Grande in New Mexico, Journal of Geology, Vol. 36, p. 265-282.

Betancourt, Julio, 1980, Historical overview of the lower Rio Puerco - Rio Salado drainages, New Mexico, in Reconnaissance study of the archeological and related resources of the lower Puerco and Salado drainages, central New Mexico, Wimberly, Mark, and Eidenbach, Pete, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Washington, DC.

Gellis, Allen, 1991, Decreasing trends of suspended sediment concentrations at selected streamflow stations in New Mexico, New Mexico Water Resources Research Institute, Albuquerque.

Additional references may be found in: The Rio Puerco Arroyo Cycle & the History of Landscape Changes

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