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Descriptor English: Dams
Descriptor Spanish: Presas
Descriptor Portuguese: Barragens
Descriptor French: Barrages
Entry term(s): Barrages
Barrier
Tree number(s): SP4.021.197.123.579
SP8.946.819.865.810.809.838
Scope note: Barrier across a stream provided with a series of gates or other control mechanisms to control the water-surface level upstream, to regulate the flow or to divert water supplies into a canal (OFDA - Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance; Material II - IDNDR, 1992)
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CL classification
EC economics
EH ethnology
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
PC prevention & control
PL policies
SN statistics & numerical data
Related: Water Supply MeSH
DeCS ID: 16282
Unique ID: DDCS016282
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Dams - Preferred
Concept UI FD00057783
Scope note Barrier across a stream provided with a series of gates or other control mechanisms to control the water-surface level upstream, to regulate the flow or to divert water supplies into a canal (OFDA - Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance; Material II - IDNDR, 1992)
Preferred term Dams
Entry term(s) Barrages
Barrier



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