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    • Comparison of Infiltration and Detention in the Georgia Piedmont Using Recent Hydrologic Models 

      Ellington, M. Morgan; Ferguson, Bruce K. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      Infiltration is a possible alternative to detention for control of urban stormwater. Infiltration is capable of controlling peak flows as is detention, but also promises the advantages of flow volume control, base flow ...
    • The Trophic Status of Lake Sidney Lanier 

      Mayhew, Edmond A.; Mayhew, Mary C. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      Lake Sidney Lanier, located in northeastern Georgia, is a large reservoir in a watershed that is agricultural with urban and considerable suburban residential areas. Lake Lanier provides the drinking water for 60 percent ...
    • Reed Creek Watershed and Fishery Improvement Project 

      Hansen, William; Rightmeyer, Dick; Kidd, Jim; Seehorn, Monte (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
    • Reallocation of Lake Lanier, Georgia 

      Stevens, Patricia A. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
    • The Quantity and Quality of Rainfall at the National Atmospheric Deposition Site in Middle Georgia: 1979-1989 

      Walker, Jerry T.; Melin, John B. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      The National Atmospheric Deposition Network Program (NADP), established by various state and federal agencies, universities, and private industries, is now over 10 years old. The system was designed to provide needed ...
    • High-yielding Wells in Metamorphic Rocks: Influencing Factors 

      Chapman, Melinda J.; Crawford, Thomas J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      In December 1988, a hydrogeologic investigation was conducted at a 225-acre area in the Piedmont province near Atlanta, Georgia (Figure 1). The purpose of the investigation was to evaluate a method for selecting high-yield ...
    • Storm Drainage Inventory System - The Gwinnett County Case History 

      Chastant, David B. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      The need for an storm drainage inventory system quickly becomes evident to those responsible for the maintenance of a storm drainage system. Reasons a system is needed and Gwinnett County's efforts to obtain a storm ...
    • Wetlands Mapping in Georgia Using LANDSAT Imagery 

      Canalos, Christopher G.; Ambrose, Jonathan P.; Robinson, Robert R. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      The Comprehensive Planning Act of 1989 provided for the development of a landcover database to be used in planning at state, regional, and local levels. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is currently ...
    • Nitrates by Ion Chromatography 

      Von Württemberg, Adolph (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      A major problem in the field of water pollution is eutrophication, excessive plant growth or algae "blooms" resulting from over-fertilization of rivers, lakes, and estuaries. Results of eutrophication include deterioration ...
    • Lignin-Derived Organic Matter in Georgia Coastal Waters 

      Moran, Mary Ann; Pomeroy, Lawrence R.; Sheppard, Edward S.; Atkinson, Larry P.; Hodson, Robert E. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      The importance of riverine- and saltmarsh-derived organic matter to the food web of Georgia coastal waters has been a focus of ecological research over the past thirty years. Studies based on energy budgets, carbon flux ...
    • 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)
    • PANEL DISCUSSION: Water Quality Regulations 

      Dozier, Jack (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      The Panel Discussion will be a one hour and 40 minute session in which the first hour will be used for panel members to present a brief discussion about a specific topic. The remaining time will be an open discussion with ...
    • Leachate Tests for Solidified Hazardous Wastes 

      Blythe, Leslie J.; Arniella, Elio F. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      Different criteria have been used to evaluate the effectiveness of solidified hazardous wastes. From a regulatory compliance perspective, leachate testing has been most frequently required to determine the adequacy of site ...
    • Book Cover and Front Material 

      Hatcher, Kathryn J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
    • Optimal Real-time Activated Sludge Regulation 

      Kabouris, John C.; Georgakakos, Aristidis Peter (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      An application of optimal control techniques in regulating a conventional activated sludge process (Figure 1) is presented. In this process, organics in the influent wastewater (substrate) serve as energy source for the ...
    • Factors Related to Trophic Upsurge of West Point Lake 

      Bayne, David R. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      West Point Lake, a 10,467 ha impoundment on the Chattahoochee River near West Point, Georgia, first reached full pool in June 1975. Both pre and post impoundment studies warned of the potential for accelerated eutrophication ...
    • Developing Watershed Protection Criteria for Georgia 

      Ashley, David M.; Word, David M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      Most smaller public water systems in north Georgia have traditionally used groundwater; those that used surface water had little development in upstream watersheds and little need for watershed protection. The droughts of ...
    • Hydrogeologic Evaluations for High-Yielding Wells in the Piedmont Province of Georgia and Alabama 

      Crawford, Thomas J.; Chapman, Melinda J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      Since the mid-1980's, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of non-residential water wells drilled in the Piedmont province of Georgia and Alabama. Water shortages and interrupted services related to prolonged ...
    • The West Georgia Regional Reservoir Wetlands Impact Assessment and Mitigation 

      Barber, J. Patrick; Hawkins, David E. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      The Georgia Department of Natural Resources contracted with Dames & Moore in October of 1989 to provide site selection, environmental assessment and Section 404 permit application services in support of a planned water ...
    • Evaluation of Water Treatment Processes Through Pilot Studies 

      Haas, David L.; Fox, Kim W. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      Currently the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is developing regulatory requirements for 86 compounds as a part of the Safe Drinking Act (SDWA) Amendments. Additionally, 25 new compounds will be regulated every three ...