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    • Use of Ground-penetrating Radar to Characterize Hydrostratigraphic Units Within a Georgia Coastal Plain Province 

      Feild, James B.; Johnson, West W.; Sermon, Nina; Burkingstock, Bryan K.; Dowd, John F.; Garrison, Ervan G.; Bush, Parshall B. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      The fate of pesticides/herbicides in a watershed depends upon important hydrologic pathways. In the Coastal Plain of Georgia, the presence and extent of semi-confining lithologic layers dictates the potential for ...
    • PCB Contamination at the LCP Chemicals Superfund Site, Brunswick, Georgia 

      Maruya, Keith A.; Kannan, Kurunthachalam; Peronard, Paul; Francendese, Leo (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      The use of PCBs at an industrial site in coastal Georgia has led to extensive contamination both on site and in the adjacent salt marsh. Congener-specific analyses have shown that high parts per million levels of PCBs, in ...
    • Wet Weather Flows in Newly Urbanizing Areas: Initial Thoughts on Designs for the Future 

      Nix, Stephan J.; Durrans, S. Rocky; Burian, Steven J.; Pitt, Robert E. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      Newly urbanizing areas have a unique opportunity to contribute significantly to the solution of urban wet weather flow problems. Adopting and implementing management techniques at the time of development may be more efficient ...
    • Biomarker Assessment of Environmental Contamination: In-Situ Studies with Freshwater Bivalves 

      Black, Marsha C.; Westerfield, Stacy M.; Belin, John I.; Van Vreede, Kelley B. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      Bivalves are effective pollution biomonitors in marine and freshwater environments because of their ability to bioconcentrate many environmental pollutants to levels that greatly exceed those found in water and sediments. ...
    • Effective Water Supply Planning in Uncertain Times 

      Reifenberger, Trish; Parsons, James M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      Master planning requires both flexibility and development of firm conclusions on which future decisions can be based. This paper uses the recent Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority (CCMW A) Master Plan Update to illustrate ...
    • Georgia's River Care 2000 Program 

      Young, Harvey G.; Winn, W. M., III; Kerr, G. Robert; Cowie, Gail M.; Quin, Hillarie M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      Georgia's 70,000 miles of rivers and streams face many challenges from the changes in land use which the state's rapid growth is bringing. In response, Governor Zell Miller in 1995 established the River Care 2000 Program, ...
    • N and P Edge-of-field Losses from Poultry Litter Applications 

      Vervoort, R. W.; Radcliffe, David E.; Cabrera, Miguel L.; Latimore, M., Jr. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      Excess application of poultry litter may cause pollution of surface and ground water with Nitrogen (N) and Phosphorus (P). Composting poultry litter could reduce the risk of pollution by creating more stable organic ...
    • Urban Watershed Initiatives: A City of Atlanta Case Study 

      Hall, Ken C.; Richards, Tyler (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      Watershed based initiatives are often proposed for water supply watershed protection or for growing areas in order to plan growth in ways that minimize impacts on water quality. However urban watersheds, once considered a ...
    • Results of Georgia Domestic Well Water Testing Program 

      Bush, Parshall B.; Tyson, Anthony W.; Perkins, Robert; Segars, William I. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      Beginning in 1989, the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service began compiling a database to determine the extent and distribution of nitrate contamination of domestic wells in Georgia. From 1989-1996 ...
    • Predicting the Fate of Imidacloprid in a Coastal Plain Setting Using VS2DT 

      Burkingstock, Bryan K.; Bush, Parshall B.; Berisford, Yvette C.; Dowd, John F.; Feild, James B.; Johnson, West W.; Rasmussen, Todd C.; Taylor, John W. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      Imidacloprid has been shown to control pine tip moths (Rhyacionia spp.) in loblolly pine seedlings (Pinus taeda L.). We describe an imidacloprid dissipation study on a small watershed near Downs, Georgia. Field data are ...
    • Development of a Community Curriculum for a Sustainable Water Resources Policy 

      Ivey, Olin M.; Brown, Jerry; Gaddis, Marshall; Deutsch, William; Mumma, Brian; Speir, Edwin (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      As a part of a larger effort toward the fashioning of sustainable communities in Georgia (the Sustainable Communities Initiative), this workshop will develop a community curriculum to train the people of a community in ...
    • Effects of Acidic Deposition on Water Quality and Forest Health in Georgia 

      Huntington, Thomas G.; Hooper, Richard P. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      Biogeochemical studies at the Panola Mountain Research Watershed near Atlanta, Ga., and in the Coastal Plain Province of Georgia have provided an assessment of some of the potential effects of acid deposition on streamwater ...
    • Emerging Water Resources Management Issues in the Savannah River Basin 

      Anderson, Meredith Clarke; Crosby, Leroy G.; Knowles, Sally; Johnson, Nolton G.; Ivey, Olin M.; Coomer, Chuck (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      The Savannah River basin is an important natural resource for the States of Georgia and South Carolina, due to both its valuable ecological and economic resources. In recent years, agencies, organizations, and industry ...
    • Forest Plan Revision on the Chattahoochee and Oconee National Forests 

      Beard, Marcus A. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      The Chattahoochee and Oconee National Forests are currently in the process of revising the 1985 Forest Plan. This is a lengthy process that will take several years to complete. We are in the process of determining our ...
    • Characterization of Temporal and Spatial Variability of Turbidity in the Upper Chattahoochee River 

      Holmbeck-Pelhaml, Skelly A.; Rasmussen, Todd C. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      Our objective is to develop the information necessary for establishing a regulatory basis for sediment control. We present sediment data at four USGS monitoring stations in the Upper Chattahoochee River Watershed. ...
    • Agricultural Irrigation Trends in Georgia 

      Harrison, Kerry A.; Tyson, Anthony W. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      This paper discusses the results of the 1995 Georgia Irrigation Survey along with previous surveys for historical comparisons. Problems associated with estimating agricultural water use are also discussed
    • Key Steps to Water Allocation Formulas for the ACT and ACF River Basins 

      Hawkins, David E. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      Since 1991 the states of Alabama, Florida, and Georgia have worked with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to develop a data base and the analytical tools which will allow them to allocate water from the Alabama, Coosa, ...
    • The Chattahoochee-Flint Regional Development Center's Role in Local and Regional Water Supply Issues 

      Hollingsworth, Lisa J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      Chattahoochee-Flint Regional Development Center (CFRDC) is a technical assistance and advisory agency serving member local governments. CFRDC's purview includes assistance to local governments in addressing the ...
    • Flood and Sediment Interpretation at the Historic Scull Shoals Mill 

      Ferguson, Bruce K. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      Interpretation of the written historic record was combined with observation of alluvial land forms to construct the history of sedimentation at a historic mill site, and to inform possibilities for flood protection. The ...
    • Nature of Groundwater Aquifers in the Upper Coastal Plain of Georgia and South Carolina 

      Fay, William M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      The Upper Coastal Plain contains aquifers capable of yielding large quantities of water with low dissolved solids. There are commonly three aquifers present with water flow directions in each aquifer controlled by the ...