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    • The Act of Discrete Pollutant Sources on the Water Quality of Lake Lanier 

      York, M. Timmerly; Amirtharajah, Appiah; Brouckaert, Barbara (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      The potential discrete pollutant sources in the Lake Sidney Lanier watershed were identified and investigated. A sampling program was conducted to determine typical concentrations of pollutants from ten wastewater treatment ...
    • Advising Local Elected Officials in Water Resources Issues: Using Knowledge in ASpeaking Truth to Power 

      Kyler, David C. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      Despite the increasing amount of information available to those advising decision-makers about environmental issues, there are many confounding obstacles to its effective application. Likewise, we are all aware of ...
    • 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
    • Agricultural Water Issues Facing the Green Industry 

      Segars, William I. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      Water used by agriculture for crop and livestock production and the Green Industry accounts for approximately one-third of the state's consumptive usage. The profitable expansion of Georgia's largest industry depends on ...
    • Alternatives for Ground-Water Management in the Brunswick, GA Area 

      Smith , Martin E.; Seaburn, Gerald Eloy (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      The quality of ground-water withdrawals in the Brunswick, GA area has degraded over the years due to the upconing of highly mineralized water into the Floridan aquifer from the underlying Fernandina formation. The upconing ...
    • Analysis of Ground-Water Withdrawals from a Crystalline-Rock Aquifer Near Lawrenceviille, Georgia 

      Tharpe, W. Todd; Peck, Michael F.; Chapman, Melinda J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      Because of the increased demand for water in northern Georgia, many city and county governments are investigating ground-water availability from crystalline-rock aquifers to supplement surface-water supplies. The U.S. ...
    • Analysis of Land Use and Land Cover Changes in the Ebenezer Creek Watershed, 1958-1993 

      Crow, Susan R.; Ambrose, Jonathan P. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      This paper describes construction of a geographic information system (GIS) database of land use/land cover (LU/LC), results of change analyses and implications for future management of the Ebenezer Creek watershed in ...
    • Application of Remote Sensing for Detection of Possible Leakage of the Upper Floridan Aquifer Along the Coast of Georgia 

      Kresic, Neven; Smith, Martin (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      number of hydrogeologic and groundwater modeling studies have addressed problems of saltwater intrusion into the Upper Floridan aquifer along the coast of Georgia and more are being proposed for the near future by state ...
    • Aquatic Communities of the Okefenokee Swamp 

      Bergstedt, Amy E.; Porter, Karen G. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      The Okefenokee Swamp lies over a perched water table on the Coastal Plain of southern Georgia. The swamp ecosystem consists of a mosaic of aquatic communities: cypress swamps, blackwater lakes, sand islands, floating ...
    • Aquifer Vulnerability in the Piedmont and Coastal Plain: Some Environmental Tracer Evidence of Recharging 

      Stone, Peter A.; Devlin, Robert J.; Moore, Jerry P. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      Detectable tritium, elevated nitrate concentration, and radiocarbon in ground water are used as tracers from the surface environment in surveys to determine the innate (i.e., physical hydrologic) vulnerability to contamination ...
    • Automated Weather Station Network 

      Hoogenboom, Gerrit; Gresham, D. D. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      An automated weather station network has been developed by the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences of the University of Georgia. Since 1991 more than 30 weather stations have been installed in mainly ...
    • Back to Odum: Using Ecosystem Functional Measures in Stream Ecosystem Management 

      Paul, Michael J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      Ecosystem management, fast developing as a conceptual framework for modern resource management, presents an opportunity to develop and implement new tools to measure resource condition. Stream ecosystem ecologists have ...
    • Big Creek Watershed Volunteer Monitoring and Education Program: Focus on Wet Weather Sediment and Turbidity Levels 

      Groszmann, Glynn Forrest (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      The project, a one-year study of sediment loads in the Big Creek watershed in north Fulton and Forsyth Counties, involved the collection of water samples during rain events when suspended sediment levels are at ...
    • 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. ...
    • Blueprint for Successful Communities - Strategies for Shaping Livable Places 

      Keys, Ellen (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      Throughout its 30-year history, The Georgia Conservancy has invested considerable resources in issues related to sustainability. One of the most ambitious projects that we've undertaken is the initiative known as ...
    • Book Cover and Front Material 

      Hatcher, Kathryn J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
    • The Broad River Watershed Protection Demonstration Project 

      Crow, Susan R.; Fowler, Laurie; Islam, Sam (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      The purpose of this paper is to summarize a watershed protection demonstration project that has been undertaken for the Broad River watershed. This project will demonstrate the applicability of an innovative watershed planning ...
    • Calibration of STELLA and HEC-5 Models for A.C.F. Basin 

      Yu, Yongqing; Hawkins, David E.; Whitlock, Steve; McKeon, Owen (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      The HEC-5 and STELLA models were developed for the Apalachicola, Chattahoochee, and Flint (ACF) river basin by the Army Corps of Engineers at Mobile, Alabama and by the University of Washington. These models will be used ...
    • A Case Study of the Establishment and Revision of Watershed Regulations for Douglas County, Georgia 

      Dean, Cheryl A. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      The Planning and Zoning Department for Douglas County, Georgia, at the request of its Board of Commissioners, has been working on a complete reorganization of all development regulations, including the creation of new ...
    • Characterization of a Crystalline-rock Aquifer Near Lawrenceville, Georgia: Application of Advances in Borehole and Surface Geophysical Methods 

      Chapman, Melinda J.; Hicks, David W.; Peck, Michael F.; Tharpe, W. Todd (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      A resurgence in the exploration of ground-water resources is evident as the population in northern Georgia continues to grow at a rapid pace and the demand for water supplies steadily increases. The need to apply accurate ...