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    • Hydrogeology, Hydraulic Properties, and Water Quality of the Surficial Aquifer: a Potential Alternative Water Source at Fort Stewart, Liberty County, Georgia 

      Hamrick, Michael D.; Gonthier, Gerard J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      In the coastal area of Georgia, the Upper Floridan aquifer is the principal water-supply source. Restrictions have been placed on withdrawals from the aquifer because of declining water levels and saltwater contamination, ...
    • Bagmati River Festival: Conservation of Degrading River 

      Dahal, Achyut; Khanal, Mausam; Ale, Megh (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      The Bagmati River is the principal river of the Bagmati Basin (ca. 3640km) in Kathmandu Valley. The river, fed by springs and monsoon rainfall, originates in the north of Kathmandu Valley and drains across the Mahabharat ...
    • Nature, Socioeconomics and Flood Mortality 

      Ferreira, Susana (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      We analyze mortality caused by 2,194 large flood events between 1985 and 2008 in 108 countries. Unlike previous studies that looked at natural disaster mortality, we find that year-to-year changes in income and institutional ...
    • A Real Test for the Georgia Drought Management Plan - Drought Indicators at Work and Georgia’s Response to the 2006-2008 Drought 

      Zeng, Wei; Kim, Inchul (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      Georgia Drought Management Plan (Drought Plan), which was approved by Georgia Department of Natural Resources Board On March 26, 2003, experienced the first comprehensive test by the 2006-2008 drought. Signs of drought ...
    • How Do Stakeholders Get a Voice … 

      Rooks, Wilton (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      For 20 years the states of Georgia, Florida and Alabama have been arguing through the courts and direct contact over how the waters of the Apalachicola- Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) watershed will be used. In 2003 there was ...
    • Linking Onsite and Distance Education Efforts to Improve Regional Watershed Education Efforts 

      Henning, Frank; Risse, L. Mark; Brantley, Eve; Calabria, Jon (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      The Southern Regional Water Program’s Watershed Education and Restoration Team, which is composed of Extension faculty from Land Grant Universities in the southeast partnered to offer multiple regional workshops focused ...
    • Correlating Sub-basin Sediment Fingerprints with Land Use in the Southern Piedmont 

      Mckinley, Robert; Radcliffe, David E.; Mukundan, Rajith (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      This study seeks to further our ability to directly determine sediment provenance by utilizing the sediment fingerprinting technique and Rapid Geomorphic Assessments (RGAs) to determine both sediment contributions from ...
    • Streamwater Dissolved Organic Carbon and Total Dissolved Nitrogen: Effects of Timber Harvest in the Georgia Piedmont 

      Markewitz, Daniel; Jackson, C. Rhett; Fraser, Noah; Radcliffe, David E. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      A paired watershed experiment of silvicultural best management practices first initiated in 1973 and harvested in 1974/75 was harvested for a second time in 2004. During the current harvest, BMPs were updated to reflect ...
    • Hydrologic Factors Affecting Sinkhole Development in a Well Field in the Karst Dougherty Plain, Southwest of Albany, Georgia 

      Gordon, Debbie Warner (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      Sinkhole formation has been an ongoing problem in the karst region southwest of Albany, Georgia, where groundwater withdrawals from the Upper Floridan aquifer occur. Since the initiation of well-field pumping in 2003, more ...
    • The Use of Membrane Filtration as an Alternative Pre-treatment Method for Poultry Processing Wastewater 

      Abboah-Afari, Ebenezer; Kiepper, Brian H. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      In 2009 Georgia’s poultry industry, the nation’s largest, processed 1.3 billion chickens utilizing 26L (7 gallons) of potable water per bird and generating >9 billion gallons of high-strength poultry processing wastewater ...
    • A Coastal Water Quality Metadata Database for the Southeast U.S.A. 

      Sheldon, Wade M.; Laporte, Christine; Douce, Travis; Alber, Merryl (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      This paper describes the development and initial implementation of a Coastal Water Quality Monitoring Metadata Database for the Southeast region (from NC to FL), which was developed with funding from the National Park ...
    • A Water Quality Database for Georgia Citizens 

      Harbert, Harold L.; Hitchcock, Rick (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      The Georgia Environmental Protection Division Georgia Adopt-A-Stream program has launched an interactive online water quality database to serve the state of Georgia. This online database is intuitively simple to navigate, ...
    • Good Money after Bad Data: the Death of “Unaccounted for Water” 

      Jernigan, William J.; Cavanaugh, M. Steve, Jr. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      The AWWA National Water Loss Control Committee has deemed the use of “unaccounted for water” as a measurement of system efficiency as inaccurate. For years water system managers have considered their system in good shape ...
    • No-till and Curve Numbers – A Closer Look 

      Endale, Dinku M.; Schomberg, Harry S.; Fisher, Dwight S.; Jenkins, Michael B. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      Since its inception in the 1950s, worldwide adoption and use of the Curve Number (CN) methodology for estimating runoff has highlighted some inconsistencies, limitations and problems. Analysis of curve numbers derived from ...
    • Water Loss Control – Adapting to a New Way of Business 

      Keyes, Alice Miller; Moeti, Lebone (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      When managing water losses, the first step water providers must take is to ensure that they are accurately accounting for the water moving through the treatment and distribution systems. In Georgia, water providers have ...
    • City of Eden Prairie, MN Pond Inventory and Maintenance Assessment 

      Shoemaker, Todd; Matthiesen, Ed A.; Meehan, Chris (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      The City of Eden Prairie, MN (population 62,409) is a suburb of Minneapolis with an area of approximately 12 square miles. The City’s stormwater system consists of approximately 950 water bodies; including constructed ...
    • Seasonal Rainfall Prediction for the Southeast U.S. Using Sea Surface Temperature Information 

      Chen, Chia-Jeng; Georgakakos, Aristidis Peter (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      This article presents a novel method able to identify and use the most relevant sea surface temperature (SST) information for seasonal rainfall prediction in the Southeast United States (SE US). The method searches for ...
    • A Survey of Georgia Citizens on Their Attitudes and Beliefs Associated with Water 

      Risse, L. Mark (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      To accurately determine the effectiveness of educational efforts related to water resources, it is important both to establish base-line information about public perceptions and literacy, and then to measure change in ...
    • Multi-objective Analysis for ACF Reservoir System Operation 

      Zhang, Yi (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) River basin in Georgia has four federal reservoirs with three reservoirs having large storages and multiple purposes and objectives. It is the largest and the most complicated river ...
    • Engineering-Based New Reservoir Design and Environmental Suitability Analysis with Geospatial Technology 

      Fitzgerald, James; Panda, Sudhanshu S. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      As a follow up to the 2007 drought and water scarcity in Georgia and especially in North Georgia, there is a greater need of creating new water reservoirs. The main goal of this study is to use geospatial technology, ...