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    • Conversion of Wastewater Ponds for Wetland Mitigation 

      Alford, J. Eric; Ashley, David M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      The Conceptual Wetland Mitigation Plan for Phase II expansion to the John J. Briscoe Reservoir (Briscoe Reservoir) near Monroe, Georgia uses innovative approaches to restoring palustrine wetland functions to existing ...
    • Cost-Sharing Incentives In The Gum Creek Watershed Agricultural Water Quality Pilot Project 

      Houston, Jack E.; Sun, Henglun (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      Analysis of farmers' attitudes and potential and predicted responses to cost-sharing incentives is key to prospective adoption of such a program on a wider scale. A pre-project survey of potential participants in the ...
    • Designing an Environmental Systems Analysis Laboratory for Research in Water Quality 

      McGovern, James F. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      Research efforts in wastewater treatment plants are becoming less difficult because more automated on-line instrumentation for water quality research has become available. Instrumentation for water quality research ...
    • Developing a Coastal Management Program: Georgia's Experience 

      Lutterman, Tiffany T.; Stevens, Stuart A. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      Georgia's water resources are subject to many conflicting uses and pressure from coastal development Many industries important to Georgia's economy, as well as coastal residential communities, require continued access ...
    • Developing Natural Wetlands Management Stategies From Long-Term Field Monitoring 

      Cofer-Shabica, Stephen V.; Nakashima, Lindsay D. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      Numerous measurement techniques exist to quantify wetland changes, but the causes of coastal land loss remain incompletely understood. Six different methods for measuring sedimentation and erosion rates on marsh and mudflat ...
    • Developing the West Georgia Regional Water Supply Plan 

      Hall, Ken C.; Vauglin, David; Cooley, James L. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
    • Development of a Database for the Comprehensive Study o f the A.C.F./A.C.T. River Basins 

      Talian, James; Littlepage, Tom (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      The development of the comprehensive study database has addressed many different topics since the effort began. These have included software selection, software development, format standards, database structures, ...
    • Development of an Urban Waterbody Education Plan For Georgia 

      Nichols, David B. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      This paper describes the development of an education plan for instructing the populace of Georgia concerning the sources and effects of nonpoint pollutants upon urban streams of the state. Completed in early 1994, the ...
    • Downstream Hydrographic Effects of Urban Stormwater Detention and Infiltration 

      Ferguson, Bruce K. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      Urban stormwater hydrographs with various degrees of detention and infiltration were routed through 30 hypothetical drainage networks. Only infiltration reduced flow volume. Infiltration shortened flow duration while ...
    • Ebenezer Creek: A Watershed Protection Demonstration Project 

      Ambrose, Jonathan P.; Canalos, Chris G.; Crow, Susan R.; Scott, Robert A. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      Progress on an EPA-funded watershed protection demonstration project for Ebenezer Creek in Southeast Georgia is reported. Problems with eutrophication of this ecologically significant stream have been observed in recent ...
    • Economic and Planning Issues Relevant for the Management of Inter­state Water Resources 

      Cummings, Ronald G. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      Prices can be used as an effective tool for providing incentives for efficient water use. Under ideal conditions prices will reflect the true scarcity of water in a region and can then provide extraordinarily valuable ...
    • Economic Value of Biological Indicators in Water Pollution Policy 

      McLemore, Donna L.; Keeler, Andrew G. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      Ecologists and biologists have long recommended the use of biological criteria in assessing water quality and environmental risk because of the additional information supplied by biological data that cannot be provided ...
    • Effect Of Navigation Windows On Salinity In The Apalachicola Estuary, Florida 

      Jones, William K. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      The response of the Apalachicola River and Bay to sudden, relatively large changes in stage and flow due to navigation windows on the ACF system is examined using data collected over the summer of 1993 and a one-dimensional ...
    • Effects of Flooding on the Longleaf Pine-Wiregrass Ecosystem 

      Michener, William K.; Blood, Elizabeth R.; Golladay, Stephen W.; Kirkman, L. Katherine; Mitchell, Robert J.; Palik, Brian J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      Flood waters associated with Tropical Storm Alberto inundated 21 km2 of uplands at Ichauway, a 115 km 2 ecological reserve located in southwestern Georgia. At the landscape scale, sink holes were formed, landslides ...
    • Effects of Riparian Zone Management on Water Quality and Invertebrate Community Structure in the Tifton Upland Region of the Georgia Coastal Plain 

      Gregory, Brian (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      This research investigates the link between riparian zone management and water quality in the Tifton uplands region of the Georgia coastal plain. This area was once part of a vast coastal plain pine forest which was ...
    • Environmental Education Program Design for Student and Adult Audiences 

      Mitchell, Sarah V. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      Environmental Education Programs have historically provided a series of activities unrelated to each other or to existing curricula, with minimal emphasis on an ecosystem approach. Any significant improvement in environmental ...
    • Erosion of Cohesive Sediments in Uniform Flow 

      Dennett, Keith E.; Sturm, Terry W.; Amirtharajah, Appiah; Mahmood, Talat (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      The erosion of cohesive sediments under conditions of uniform flow has been studied. The rate of erosion and the total mass eroded increased linearly as bed shear stress increased. These results, along with additional ...
    • Erosion of Colloids Coated With Humic Substances in Fixed and Fluidized Beds 

      Mahmood, Talat; Amirtharajah, Appiah; Sturm, Terry W.; Dennett, Keith E. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      Migration of various pollutants associated with colloidal particles has been reported by several researchers. Detachment of colloids and their associated pollutants could be controlled by hydrodynamic as well as chemical ...
    • Establishing Dynamic Equilibrium in an Urban Stream 

      Lucas, W. Drew; Ferguson, Bruce K. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      Channelization of urban streams has reduced infiltration and riparian habitat, increased flooding and isolated urban residents from natural processes. One possible way to restore environmental integrity of channeled ...
    • Ex Post Financial Analysis of the Performance of the Hartwell Reservoir Project 

      Pless, Al; Sellers, Jackie (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      Some Federal multiple purpose water projects have performed more favorably in financial terms than forecast in initial plan formulation documents. This analysis evaluates the economic and financial performance of the ...