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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Wetlands Creation and Restoration of Functional Values at a Titanium Mineral Operation Along Trail Ridge in Northeast Florida 

      Samborski, Jon A.; Miller, Michael A. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      DuPont has been mining titanium minerals from a deposit along Trail Ridge in northeast Florida for approximately 40 years. The ridge extends into southeast Georgia and contains significant concentrations of titanium and ...
    • Tritium Migration in an Injection Well System: Decoupling Physical and Chemical Transport Processes in the Field 

      Seaman, John C.; Bertsch, Paul M.; Strom, Richard N. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      A series of groundwater tracer studies designed to evaluate the environmental impact associated with subsurface injection of remediated groundwater was conducted on the Department of Energy's Savannah River Site in conjunction ...
    • Complex Variable Boundary Integral Modeling of Groundwater Flow and Transport 

      Rasmussen, Todd C.; Yu, Guo-Qing (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      Solution of difficult groundwater flow and transport problems is made easier when the groundwater equipotentials are coupled with streamlines. This approach, embedded in a new formulation of the Complex Variable Boundary ...
    • Streambank Stabilization Project on West Fork of the Chattooga River, Chattahoochee and Oconee National Forests 

      Rapin, Dale L. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      An excessively eroding, 165 ft. section of streambank on the West Fork of the Chattooga River within the Chattooga National Wild and Scenic River corridor was treated using bio-technical engineering techniques and volunteer ...
    • Sulfate and Phosphate Displacement of Arsenic from Fly Ash Amended Soil 

      Qafoku, Nikolla P.; Kukier, Urszula; Sumner, Malcolm E.; Miller, William P.; Radcliffe, David E. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      Arsenic (As) is the biggest environment contaminant in most of the soils where fly ash is applied. As is usually not mobile and strongly adsorbed onto soil particles. However, in gypsum and phosphorus amended soils As may ...
    • Silt: It's Impact on the City of Roswell's Cecil Wood Water Purification Plant 

      Wood, Luke W. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      History of the Watershed. Twenty-five years ago, Big Creek watershed was almost all small farms with cultivated row crops and cattle production, with about 60% woodlands. At that time, turbidity levels were high (average ...