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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 ...
    • ACF River Basin: Climate and Demand Change Impacts and Mitigation Measures 

      Yao, Huaming; Georgakakos, Aristidis Peter (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      This article presents the potential impacts of climate change on the Apalachicola -Chattahoochee- Flint (ACF) river basin (Figure 1) in the southeast US. The long term future basin inflow sequences corresponding to A1B and ...
    • Achieving Sustainable Water Supply Through Integrated Regional Water Supply Planning, a Case Study: Northeast Florida Water Supply Planning Area 

      Clark, Terry A. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      In northeastern counties of Florida, traditional groundwater sources are not sustainable to meet future water demands. Recent studies indicate potentially unacceptable environmental impacts associated with using traditional ...
    • Achieving the Waterfirst designation: highlights of five communities 

      Askew, Leigh (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The WaterFirst Community Program was launched in 2002 in an effort to recognize and reward cities and counties across the state that go above and beyond the requirements of the law when it comes to the management and ...
    • The Act of Discrete Pollutant Sources on the Water Quality of Lake Lanier 

      York, M. Timmerly; Amirtharajah, Appiah; Brouckaert, Barbara (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      The potential discrete pollutant sources in the Lake Sidney Lanier watershed were identified and investigated. A sampling program was conducted to determine typical concentrations of pollutants from ten wastewater treatment ...
    • Active Learning — Water-Quality Education for Youth at the Annual Natural Resources Conservation Workshop Field Day, Tifton, Georgia 

      Smith, Kristin Ling; Gregory, M. Brian; Wood, B. Joel (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2003-04)
      The Natural Resources Conservation Workshop is held annually at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton, Georgia. The events of the weeklong workshop for high school students focus on four major areas of Georgia’s ...
    • Activities of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Protecting Georgia's Wetlands 

      Haynes, Ronnie J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
    • Adapting the E.P.A. Rapid Bioassessment Protocol for Use Attainability Study in the Cape Fear River 

      Sacco, Philip; Simpson, Thomas; Kreutzberger, William A. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1993-04)
      Water quality of the lower Cape Fear River below Lock and Dam No. 1 (about 60 km upstream of the City of Wilmington) has long been considered affected by a large number of industrial and municipal waste discharges. However, ...
    • Addressing infrastructure decline through proactive asset management 

      Cagle, Ron F. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2003-04)
      Several recent studies document the declining state of the nation’s infrastructure and the increasing financial burden required to sustain these assets. Unable to sustain their aging infrastructure investment due to ...
    • Addressing Pollution from Animal Feeding Operations 

      Centner, Terence J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      Agriculture has been identified as a major polluter of waters in the United States. With the marked expansion of animal feeding operations (AFOs), the public has become more aware of the pollution problems posed ...
    • Addressing the Mobilization of Trace Metals in Anaerobic Aquifers 

      Pearce, Mark S.; Waldron, Mike (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      The mobilization of trace metals such as arsenic during Aquifer Storage and Recovery (ASR) activities has hindered the growth in the implementation of ASR technology. A discussion of this issue is provided that outlines ...
    • Adsorption and Sedimentation of Phosphorus by Clay Soils in Lake Lanier 

      Mayhew, Edmond A.; Mayhew, Mary C. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1993-04)
      Total phosphorus (JP) has traditionally been the nutrient of choice for assessing the trophic status of lakes and has been used successfully throughout Canada and the upper United States. However, in Lake Lanier and in ...
    • Advance Identification of Wetlands in Georgia 

      Kalla, Peter I.; Fasselt, Veronica; Rigdon, T. Allen; Bowling, Stephen M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1993-04)
    • Advantages of a Multidisciplinary Approach to In Situ and On-site Phytoremediation of Contaminated Surface and Ground Waters 

      Bacchus, Sydney T.; Susarla, Sridhar; McCutcheon, Steve C. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      Experimentation with plants for remediation of contaminated surface and ground waters is increasing. Potential advantages of in situ phytoremediation over standard, engineered structural approaches include reductions in ...
    • Advising Local Elected Officials in Water Resources Issues: Using Knowledge in ASpeaking Truth to Power 

      Kyler, David C. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      Despite the increasing amount of information available to those advising decision-makers about environmental issues, there are many confounding obstacles to its effective application. Likewise, we are all aware of ...
    • After The Flood: A Follow Up on the Trophic State of Lake Blackshear, Georgia 

      Cofer, Harland E., Jr.; Lebo, M. E.; Tietjen, William L.; Williams, Patti Y. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2003-04)
      Chlorophyll a based trophic state conditions during the summer in Lake Blackshear in 2001 were compared to pre-flood conditions of 1992. Median values were similar in the transition zone but lower in the middle and lower ...
    • Agricultural Cost Share Programs in Kentucky and North Carolina 

      Radcliffe, David E. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      Legislative study committees have been appointed to explore the possibility of establishing a state agricultural cost share program in Georgia. The objective of this paper is to describe the programs in Kentucky and ...
    • Agricultural Damage Analysis for 100-Yr Flood Using HAZUS-MH 

      Panda, Sudhanshu S. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-04)
      Due to Global Warming & Climate Change, in recent times, increased precipitation intensity and subsequent flooding is being experienced in most parts of United States. 100-yr flood events are common in recent years in ...
    • Agricultural Irrigation Trends in Georgia 

      Tyson, Anthony W.; Harrison, Kerry A. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1993-04)
      According to the 1992 Georgia Irrigation Survey conducted by the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service, Georgia currently has approximately 1.3 million acres of irrigated cropland. Annual irrigation water ...
    • Agricultural Irrigation Trends in Georgia 

      Harrison, Kerry A. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      This presentation will discuss the results of the 2000 Georgia Irrigation Survey along with previous surveys for historical comparisons. Problems associated with estimating agricultural water use will also be discussed.