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    • Floods in Central and Southwestern Georgia in July 1994 

      Stamey, Timothy C. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      Parts of central and most of southwestern Georgia were devastated by floods resulting from rainfall produced by Tropical Storm Alberto in July 1994. Whole communities were inundated by floodwaters as numerous streams ...
    • G.P.S. Applications in Support of the Georgia Environmental Protection Division's Drinking Water Program 

      Rogers, Lewis F.; Semerjian, Christopher J.; Vick, Donald A. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      Resource grade GPS receivers are being used to determine the positional indices for wells and associated potential pollution sources for public wells in Georgia. This study was conducted to evaluate the accuracy and ...
    • Geochemistry and Hydrochemistry of the Oconee River Basin 

      Cocker, Mark D. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      This study documents the background geochemistry and hydrochemistry of the Oconee River Basin (ORB) as part of the Comprehensive Basin Management Plan (SB 637), focusing on the distribution of heavy metals. The primary ...
    • The Georgia GAP Analysis Project 

      Kramer, Elizabeth A.; Conroy, Michael J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      GAP analysis provides a quick overview of the distribution and conservation status of several components of biodiversity. It used a Geographical Information System (GIS) to overlay digital maps of vegetation, areas of ...
    • Georgia's Adopt-A-Stream Program 

      Hawks, Laurie J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      The number of citizen monitoring programs, both nationally and in Georgia, has grown exponentially in recent years. This paper examines why citizen monitoring programs have become increasingly popular, who is involved, what ...
    • Georgia's Watershed Protection Approach: River Basin Management Planning 

      Winn, W. M., III; Earl, Timothy; Lamarre, Paul D. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      The Georgia Environmental Protection Division (GAEPD) of the Department of Natural Resources has adopted a watershed protection approach to water resources management. This approach, referred to as river basin management ...
    • Ground Water In Igneous And Metamorphic Rocks; Low-Angle Lithologic Contacts Related To Site-Specific Control Of Ground Water Occurrence 

      Crawford, Thomas J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      Because of well-established empirical relationships, it is common practice to site water wells in igneous and metamorphic rocks near lithologic contacts. In highly eroded fold mountain ranges such as the southeastern U.S. ...
    • Groundwater Exploration and Development: A Case Study for Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority 

      Emery, James M.; Crawford, Thomas J.; Karr, Philip R. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      The Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority (CCMWA) has taken a bold approach to developing new sources of water supplies to meet peak water supply demands. We have completed the first phase of a county-wide groundwater ...
    • Groundwater Resource Management Planning For North Georgia 

      Hollingsworth, Lisa J.; Atkins, Robert L. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      In North Georgia, groundwater can be a reliable, cost-effective, and long-term source of public water supply. Wells in the Piedmont and Blue Ridge provinces of Georgia have reported yields of up to 800,000 gallons per ...
    • Groundwater Supplies for Georgia's Poultry Industry 

      Harman, H. Dan, Jr. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      Large number of Georgia poultry farms are located in rural north Georgia and are underlain geologically by igneous and metamorphic rocks within which ground water movers through fractures and along contact zones. Location ...
    • Growth Strategies: The Georgia Planning Act - An Assessment of the Program 

      Youngquist, James L. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      It has been called the best of all comprehensive statewide planning efforts in the United States because of its grassroots structure. It has been lauded by regionalists who value a growth strategies effort that recognizes ...
    • High School Student Involvement in National Park Service Aquatic Resources Management 

      Zubricki, Brendhan D. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      The national park system contains many small units which were originally created for reasons other than outstanding water resources. One such unit, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park (ICE.M0) receives only minimum ...
    • Highlights and Insights: Pollution Prevention in Mid-Sized Firms 

      Foley, Carol; Huff, Claudia; McElvaney, Leigh; Elliott, Michael (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
    • Hydraulic Evidence For Vertical Flow From Okefenokee Swamp To The Underlying Floridan Aquifer In Southeast Georgia 

      Kitchens, Susannah; Rasmussen, Todd C. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      rapid response is observed between water level fluctuations in the Okefenokee Swamp and water levels in the underlying Floridan Aquifer. A lag of approximately one month is common, and a hydraulic diffusivity of 3.83 ...
    • Impact of Introduced Red Shiners Cyprinella Lutrensis on Stream Fishes near Atlanta, Georgia 

      DeVivo, Joseph C. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      The red shiner, Cyprinella lutrensis, is native to watersheds in the south- and central-plains states west of the Mississippi River, but its use as a bait fish for sport fishing has resulted in its introduction in many ...
    • Improved Assessment of Baseline Conditions and Change in Wetlands Associated with Groundwater Withdrawal and Diversion 

      Bacchus, Sydney T. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      Some deficiencies with current approaches for maintaining environmental integrity where ground water is being withdrawn or diverted include: 1) lack of metered withdrawals and monitored water table responses; 2) failure ...
    • The Independence Day Flood of 1994, and Effects on Water Levels in the Upper Floridan Aquifer, Albany Area, Georgia 

      Hicks, David W. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      Remnants of Tropical Storm Alberto moved from the Gulf of Mexico into southwestern Georgia on Independence Day weekend, 1994. Rainfall was scattered over the western half of Georgia, eastern Alabama, and the Florida ...
    • Low Dioxin and Asbestos Levels in Georgia's Drinking Water 

      Fuller, Wayne R. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      The Environmental Protection Division (EPD) is researching the presence of asbestos and dioxin in Georgia's drinking water. The results of the research will be included in vulnerability assessments to determine public water ...
    • Low-Technology Alternatives for GIS Support of Water Resources Planning in the A.C.F. Basin 

      Masucci, Michele (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      The purpose of this paper is to provide a pragmatic discussion about the role that low-technology GIS can and will play in support of newly emerging water management structures in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee- Flint ...
    • Mercury Contamination of Stream Sediment in North Georgia from Former Gold Mines in the Dahlonega Gold Belt 

      Leigh, David S. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      Floodplain sediments downstream from 19th century gold mining sites were studied to determine if mining activities released toxic metals into streams. Mercury was found to be the only significant mining pollutant, and ...