Engineer Research and Development Center

Engineer Research and Development Center

The Engineer Research and Development Center or ERDC is a United States government funded military base located at Vicksburg, Mississippi. The base was set up after the 1927 flood disaster of the Mississippi River. The base is staffed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. With half a billion dollars of funding, their job is to research methods of flood control and prevention, along with other waterways technology and engineering.

List of ERDC facilities

*Coastal and Hydraulics Lab, Vicksburg, Mississippi
*Cold Regions Research and Engineering Lab, Hanover, New Hampshire
*Construction Engineering Research Lab, Champaign, Illinois
*Environmental Lab, Vicksburg, Mississippi
*Geotechnical and Structures Lab, Vicksburg, Mississippi
*Information Technology Lab, Vicksburg, Mississippi
*Topographic Engineering Center, Alexandria, Virginia

External links

* [ ERDC Homepage]
* [ Army engineers webpage]
* [ Survey number HAER MS-2] - Waterways Experiment Station, Hydraulics Laboratory, Halls Ferry Road, 2 miles south of I-20, Vicksburg, Warren County, MS
* Waterways Experiment Station sub-office Clinton, Mississippi (Mississippi Basin Model) (coor dms|32|18|29|N|90|18|33|W)

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