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    • Accurate Land Cover Development for Rapidly Growing Watersheds 

      Dyke, Heather H. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      Accurate digital land cover data is vital to correctly estimating the impacts of nonpoint source pollution on a watershed. However, producing reasonable digital data characterizing current land conditions in a ...
    • The Alcovy Protection Plan: A Regional Approach to Watershed Protection 

      Ruhlman, Melanie B.; Wenger, Seth (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      The Alcovy River Watershed Protection Project is the first comprehensive regional land use and water quality study of the Alcovy River watershed. Multiple regulatory requirements created the need for a watershed ...
    • An Analysis of Historic Flows in the Satilla River Using Two Statistical Methods 

      Elkins, Duncan (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      As development proceeds in the Coastal Plain, increased interest has been directed toward the flow of fresh water into coastal ecosystems. As part of a larger effort investigating changes that may have taken place in ...
    • Analysis of Uncertainty in Model Predictions for Lake Lanier 

      Osidele, Olufemi O.; Beck, M. B. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      In this paper we summarize a comprehensive analysis of model-based predictions that accounts for uncertainties due to: (i) the internal process parameters, (ii) the temporal pattern of variation of external inputs ...
    • Assessing ecosystem response to natural and anthropogenic disturbances using an eco-hydrological model 

      Abdelnour, Alex Gabriel (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-11-14)
      The impact of natural and anthropogenic disturbances on catchment hydrological and biogeochemical dynamics are difficult or impossible to capture through experimentation or observation alone. Process-based simulation ...
    • Benthic Algal Biomass in the Etowah Basin and Implications to Establishing Nutrient Criteria in Streams 

      Rosemond, Amy D.; Weyers, Holly S.; Paul, Michael J.; Greenwood, Jennifer L.; Leigh, David S. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      We determined algal biomass in 30 tributaries to the Etowah River in northern Georgia. Mean chlorophyll a ranged from extremely low to 150 mg/m². Several physical and chemical variables were measured as part of this study ...
    • The Broad River Community Watershed Project 

      Crow, Susan R. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      The Broad River Watershed Protection Demonstration Project used GIS database development and spatial modeling to identify sensitive and threatened land areas within the river basin. A parallel public outreach effort ...
    • City of Griffin Stream Bank Restoration Program 

      Phillips, Lee; Alford, J. Eric; McLeod, M. Brad (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      Urban growth and development has adversely affected the water quality, stability, and biotic integrity of the streams within the city of Griffin, Georgia. The implementation of corrective measures for addressing stormwater ...
    • A Clean Lakes Phase I - Diagnostic/Feasibility Study of Lake Allatoona: A Preliminary Report 

      Dirnberger, Joseph M.; Rascati, Ralph; Msimanga, Huggins (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1993-04)
      Lake Allatoona is an 11,862 acre impoundment of the Etowah River in northwest Georgia, lying along the southern tail of the Blue Ridge Mountains, only 30 miles northwest of Atlanta. The impoundment has been designated for ...
    • Community-based Water Quality Monitoring by the Upper Oconee Watershed Network 

      Conners, Deanna E.; Eggert, Susan; Keyes, Jennifer; Merrill, Michael D. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      The Upper Oconee Watershed Network is a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting streams and rivers by community oriented water quality education, advocacy and monitoring. Presently, community volunteers have ...
    • Comparing Water Quality Along a Gradient of Urbanization 

      Carrubba, Lee (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      Urbanization has a major impact on water quality in the form of point and non-point source pollution from construction and industrial sites, roadways, lawns, and other human-made landscapes. Georgia is currently ...
    • Composition and Changes in Atmospheric Deposition near Atlanta, Georgia, 1986-99 

      Peters, Norman E.; Aulenbach, Brent T.; Meyers, Tilden P. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      Trends in dry and wet deposition were investigated using data from a weekly sampling network at the Panola Mountain Research Watershed (PMRW), a forested research site 25 km, southeast of Atlanta, Georgia. Wet and dry ...
    • Creative Watershed Performance Requirements for New Development 

      Jones, Dale; Scarbrough, James H.; Chastant, David B.; Hall, Ken C.; Shaikh, Farhan (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      Gwinnett County's Watershed Protection Plan represents the culmination of a two-year watershed assessment and modeling project. One key component of the watershed protection plan is the development and implementation ...
    • Does the Chickasawhatchee Swamp Influence Water Quality? (Poster) 

      Golladay, Stephen W.; Battle, Juliann (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      As watersheds become dominated by human land use, water quality is often altered or degraded. Since 1994, water-quality constituents have been measured monthly in three adjacent Coastal Plain watersheds in southwest ...
    • Evaluation of the Long-term Impacts of Urbanization on the Physical Characteristics of Piedmont Headwater Streams: Interim Results 

      Mikalsen, Ted; Bourne, Robert L.; Sukenick, Adam (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      As reported in the 1999 Conference Proceedings (Bourne and Mikalsen, 1999), a field study was initiated in 1996 to evaluate the response of a segment of Proctor Creek in Cobb County to the impact of rapid urbanization ...
    • Georgia Agricultural Water Quality Watershed Assessment 

      Bramblett, Jimmy R. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      Increasing concerns over water quality in the past five years have focused more attention on agriculture, and it's potential for non-point source [NPS] pollution. A small number of agricultural operations not adhering ...
    • GIS Aids Atlanta Stormwater, Watershed Planning 

      Miller, John; Wright, Sharon; Brundage, Carolina; Evans, John (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      The purpose of this paper is to share an approach to watershed and stormwater management that uses Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to advance research and analysis of hydrologic processes and how spatial patterns ...
    • Groundwater Development in the Altamaha River Watershed: Implications for Conservation of Aquatic Ecosystems 

      Shaw, Douglas T. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      Information is presented on the ecological role of groundwater in the Altamaha River watershed. Although groundwater makes up a substantial portion of baseflow to coastal plain streams, it may have ecological benefit ...
    • Gum Creek Watershed Demonstration Project 

      Segars, William I.; Barton, Betty (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      The Gum Creek watershed, located in Crisp and Dooly County, consists of 48,000 acres in the heart of Georgia's "farm belt". The watershed was designated as having a high priority for potential nonpoint source pollution ...