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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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 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.
    • The Alcovy Protection Plan: A Regional Approach to Watershed Protection 

      Ruhlman, Melanie B.; Wenger, Seth (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      The Alcovy River Watershed Protection Project is the first comprehensive regional land use and water quality study of the Alcovy River watershed. Multiple regulatory requirements created the need for a watershed ...
    • Ampicillin Resistance in Fecal Coliforms of Canoochee River 

      Gleason, Michael L.; McGill, Kenneth C.; Owen, Lee P. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      In Spring 2000, the Canoochee River was sampled at eight sites from N32°22.34', W82°7.42' to N32° 10.74, W81°49.66' and the samples quantitated by EPA methods for fecal coliform and fecal Streptococci. Fecal coliform ...
    • An Analysis of Historic Flows in the Satilla River Using Two Statistical Methods 

      Elkins, Duncan (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      As development proceeds in the Coastal Plain, increased interest has been directed toward the flow of fresh water into coastal ecosystems. As part of a larger effort investigating changes that may have taken place in ...
    • Analysis of Uncertainty in Model Predictions for Lake Lanier 

      Osidele, Olufemi O.; Beck, M. B. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      In this paper we summarize a comprehensive analysis of model-based predictions that accounts for uncertainties due to: (i) the internal process parameters, (ii) the temporal pattern of variation of external inputs ...
    • Aquatic Macroinvertebrates and Water Quality Characteristics in Five Wetland Types: Preliminary Results on Biomonitoring 

      Battle, Juliann; Golladay, Stephen W.; Clayton, Brian (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      In southwest Georgia, wetlands can be classified based on source of inundation and vegetation. Depressional wetlands are inundated predominantly through rainfall and are identified as grass-sedge marshes, cypress ...
    • Aquifer Storage Recovery in the Santee Limestone/Black Mingo Aquifer, Charleston, South Carolina, 1993-2000 

      Petkewich, Matthew D.; Mirecki, June E.; Conlon, Kevin J.; Campbell, Bruce G. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      The U.S. Geological Survey is investigating:the potential for implementation of several Aquifer Storage Recovery systems on the Charleston, South Carolina, peninsula. A pilot study, conducted in the Santee Limestone ...
    • Assessment of Carolina Bays in Georgia 

      Van De Genachete, Eric (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      An assessment of the ecological integrity of Carolina bays in Georgia is the subject of an on-going investigation by the Georgia Natural Fleritage Program. Presented are the general methodologies and preliminary ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 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 ...
    • Book Cover and Front Material 

      Hatcher, Kathryn J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
    • Breakdown Rates of Tulip-poplar Leaves in Streams Draining Suburban Watersheds 

      Herbert, Susan; Meyer, Judy L.; Armbrust, Kevin; Shuman, Larry M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      Leaf litter inputs are an integral part of stream food webs. Changes to this basic food resource from natural or anthropogenic causes can have repercussions at higher trophic levels. Stormwater runoff from residential ...
    • The Broad River Community Watershed Project 

      Crow, Susan R. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      The Broad River Watershed Protection Demonstration Project used GIS database development and spatial modeling to identify sensitive and threatened land areas within the river basin. A parallel public outreach effort ...
    • City of Griffin Stream Bank Restoration Program 

      Phillips, Lee; Alford, J. Eric; McLeod, M. Brad (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      Urban growth and development has adversely affected the water quality, stability, and biotic integrity of the streams within the city of Griffin, Georgia. The implementation of corrective measures for addressing stormwater ...
    • The Clean Water Act NPDES Program: How Citizens Can Use the Law to Protect their Watershed 

      Thompson, Justine (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      In 1972, Congress passed the Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. §§ 1251 et seq. (CWA), "to restore and maintain the chemical, physical, and biological integrity of the nation's waters.'" In implementing this Act, Congress ...