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    • Back River Section 1135 Environmental Restoration Study, Savannah River, Georgia/South Carolina 

      Stratton, Terry (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      A Section 1135 Environmental Restoration Study has been authorized under the Corps Continuing Authorities Program (CAP) directing the US Army Corps of Engineers to study and develop a restoration plan for Striped Bass in ...
    • Back to Odum: Using Ecosystem Functional Measures in Stream Ecosystem Management 

      Paul, Michael J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      Ecosystem management, fast developing as a conceptual framework for modern resource management, presents an opportunity to develop and implement new tools to measure resource condition. Stream ecosystem ecologists have ...
    • Bacterial Source Tracking in the Vernon River Watershed 

      Power, Courtney; Feldner, Ronald A.; Scanlon, Bob; Frischer, Marc E.; Richardson, Joseph P. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-03)
      The Vernon River basin drains 16,000 acres of densely populated, urbanized area that includes portions of the City of Savannah and Chatham County and all of the City of Vernonburg. The upper reaches of the basin are comprised ...
    • Bagmati River Festival: Conservation of Degrading River 

      Dahal, Achyut; Khanal, Mausam; Ale, Megh (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      The Bagmati River is the principal river of the Bagmati Basin (ca. 3640km) in Kathmandu Valley. The river, fed by springs and monsoon rainfall, originates in the north of Kathmandu Valley and drains across the Mahabharat ...
    • Balanced Instream Flow Management in a Multi-Use Environment: The Augusta Canal Hydropower Project 

      Mooneyhan, Douglas M.; Leonard, Paul M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2003-04)
      The City of Augusta, Georgia operates the Augusta Canal as a raw water source, for hydropower to pump raw water, to supply water to independent hydropower entities, and for other important uses such as recreation and ...
    • Bannister Creek Mitigation Bank: the interaction of largescale stream mitigation with watershed and future land use planning 

      Glickauf, Steve; Keebaugh, Shane (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2009-04)
      The Bannister Creek Mitigation Bank is located within the Etowah River Watershed in northwest Georgia. The Bank comprises approximately 15,000 linear feet of stream restoration and preservation and over 200 acres of ...
    • Basin-Wide Water Budgeting Using an Integrated Model 

      deGolian, Peter; Yang, Jing Yea; Dabbs, Clyde (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-03)
      Integrated surface water/groundwater models have been used extensively for water budgeting and water resource allocation projects in Florida. Is a similar modeling approach viable in Georgia? The Caloosahatchee River Basin ...
    • Beach Nourishment: The Magic Bullet for Georgia’s Shore? 

      Schmitt, Michelle A.; Haines, Andrew C. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2003-04)
      In recent years, shoreline development has increased exponentially, especially in the Southeast. As a result, concern about coastal erosion has mounted. In order to minimize the economic risk of shoreline erosion and to ...
    • Bed Texture and Turbidity as Indicators of Fish Biotic Integrity in the Etowah River System 

      Walters, David M.; Freeman, Mary C.; Leigh, David S.; Freeman, Byron J.; Paul, Michael J.; Pringle, Catherine M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      We sampled 32 Piedmont streams in the Etowah River system to assess the relationship between fish assemblages, bed texture, and suspended sediments. We also investigated the relationship of sediment regime to basin land ...
    • Beef Cattle Production Impacts on Water Quality 

      Gaskin, Julia W.; Risse, L. Mark; Faucette, L. Britt; Segars, William I.; Worley, Phil C. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      Water quality monitoring was begun in March of 1999 on the Redbud Farm near Calhoun, Georgia to evaluate the effects of beef cattle production on water quality. The monitoring network includes streamwater entering ...
    • Belted Strand Retention Fabric: An Alternative to Silt Fences for Erosion and Sediment Control 

      Risse, L. Mark; Thompson, Sidney; Governo, Jason (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-03)
      In this study SiltSaver belted strand retention fence was compared with traditional type C silt fence with the goal of determining if it would be acceptable for use as a sediment barrier in Georgia. ASTM standard methods ...
    • Benchmark Farms for Estimating Irrigation Water Use in Georgia 

      Fanning, Julia L. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
    • Benefits of conservation tillage on rainfall and water management 

      Arriaga, Francisco; Balkcom, Kip (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Agriculture represents an important economic sector in Georgia, with a gross farm income of 4.91 and 6.75 billion dollars in 02 and 03, respectively. However, agriculture is facing pressure to improve its efficiency because ...
    • Benefits of long term planning for integration of Clean Water Act Section 404 permit mitigation and the Georgia Greenspace Program 

      Rowden, Rebecca (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2003-04)
      The Georgia Community Greenspace Program, administered by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, establishes a framework within which developed and rapidly developing counties and their municipalities can preserve ...
    • Benefits of Long-Term Water-Quality Monitoring in Georgia 

      Grams, Susan C. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      Since 1972, the Georgia Water Science Center of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has partnered with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Environmental Protection Division (GAEPD) to provide a suite of surface-water ...
    • 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 ...
    • Best Management Practice (BMP) planning using the BMP-DSS navigator modeling tool, Athens-Clarke County, Georgia, 2012 

      Byrne, Eric (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-04)
      Tetra Tech was contracted by Athens-Clarke County (ACC) for assistance in developing a Watershed Management Program to proactively reduce non-point source pollution associated with urban runoff and improve the overall ...
    • Best Management Practices for Georgia Urban Gardeners to Reduce Nonpoint Source Pollution 

      Varlamoff, Susan M.; Westerfield, Robert R. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      Water quality samples collected by the U.S. Geological Survey from March 1993 through April 1994 from one urban and two agricultural watersheds in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint and Ocumulgee River basins were analyzed ...
    • Beyond Correlation: the Search for Causal Relationships Between Flow Percentiles and Watershed Variables 

      Ssegane, Herbert; Tollner, E. W.; Mohamoud, Yusuf; Rasmussen, Todd C.; Dowd, John F. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      The study explored use of causal feature selection algorithms to select dominant watershed variables that drive high, medium, and low flows. A two step approach was implemented. The first step minimized variable redundancy ...
    • Beyond The Indices: Relations of Habitat and Fish Characteristics in the Georgia Piedmont 

      Rashleigh, Brenda; Kennen, Jonathan G. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2003-04)
      Multivariate statistical techniques were used to gain additional insight about ecological variability and the dominant environmental gradients in biological and habitat data from Piedmont streams sampled by the Georgia ...