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    • ACF River Basin: Climate and Demand Change Impacts and Mitigation Measures 

      Yao, Huaming; Georgakakos, Aristidis Peter (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      This article presents the potential impacts of climate change on the Apalachicola -Chattahoochee- Flint (ACF) river basin (Figure 1) in the southeast US. The long term future basin inflow sequences corresponding to A1B and ...
    • Achieving Sustainable Water Supply Through Integrated Regional Water Supply Planning, a Case Study: Northeast Florida Water Supply Planning Area 

      Clark, Terry A. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      In northeastern counties of Florida, traditional groundwater sources are not sustainable to meet future water demands. Recent studies indicate potentially unacceptable environmental impacts associated with using traditional ...
    • Addressing the Mobilization of Trace Metals in Anaerobic Aquifers 

      Pearce, Mark S.; Waldron, Mike (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      The mobilization of trace metals such as arsenic during Aquifer Storage and Recovery (ASR) activities has hindered the growth in the implementation of ASR technology. A discussion of this issue is provided that outlines ...
    • American Society of Civil Engineers 2009 Assessment of Georgia’s Infrastructure 

      Shelton, Rebecca; Macrina, JoAnn J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      Maintenance and improvement of Georgia’s infrastructure is vital to our economy, safety, environment and quality of life. To help assure that this infrastructure meets the needs of the citizens of Georgia, the Georgia ...
    • Analysis of Complex Pumping Interactions During an Aquifer Test Conducted at a Well Field in the Coastal Plain Near Augusta, Georgia, October 2009 

      Gonthier, Gerard J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      A 24-hour aquifer test was conducted in Well Field 2 near Augusta, Georgia, October 21–22, 2009, to characterize the hydraulic properties of the Midville aquifer system. The selected well was pumped at a rate of 684 gallons ...
    • An Analysis of the Impact of Local Drought Conditions on Gross Sales in the Lake Hartwell Region 

      Allen, Jeffery S.; Carey, Robert T.; Dickes, Lori A.; Saltzman, Ellen W.; Allen, Corey N.; Mikota , G. Michael (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      Lake Hartwell is a United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) impoundment of the Savannah River constructed between 1955 and 1963 as a part of a flood control, navigation and hydropower project on the border of South ...
    • An Analysis of the Impact of Local Drought Conditions on Gross Sales in the Lake Hartwell Regions 

      Dickes, Lori A.; Carey, Robert T.; Saltzman, Ellen W.; Allen, Jeffery S. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      Lake Keowee is a reservoir created by the Keowee Dam and the Little River Dam and is located in Oconee County, South Carolina. Figure 1 illustrates the location of the lake in the state. The Lake was constructed by Duke ...
    • An Analytical Approach for Evaluating the Influence of Uncertainty in Unimpaired Flow Development 

      Zhang, Yi; McKeon, Owen (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      With certain increasing demands on Georgia’s waters, the General Assembly recognized the need for a proactive and comprehensive plan to meet future challenges. Thus the Assembly authorized the Georgia Comprehensive State-wide ...
    • Assessment of Endocrine Disruption in Fish and Estrogenic Potency of Waters in Georgia 

      Kellock, Kristen A.; Bringolf, Robert B. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      Recent reports of intersex fish (males with oocytes in their testicular tissue) in water bodies around the world have stimulated widespread concern about the effects that chemicals are having in the environment. Intersex ...
    • 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 ...
    • Benefits of Long-Term Water-Quality Monitoring in Georgia 

      Grams, Susan C. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      Since 1972, the Georgia Water Science Center of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has partnered with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Environmental Protection Division (GAEPD) to provide a suite of surface-water ...
    • Beyond Correlation: the Search for Causal Relationships Between Flow Percentiles and Watershed Variables 

      Ssegane, Herbert; Tollner, E. W.; Mohamoud, Yusuf; Rasmussen, Todd C.; Dowd, John F. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      The study explored use of causal feature selection algorithms to select dominant watershed variables that drive high, medium, and low flows. A two step approach was implemented. The first step minimized variable redundancy ...
    • Biogeochemical Processes in a Treatment Wetland Mitigation Metal Discharge into a Savannah River Stream Tributary 

      Mills, G. L.; Burgess, E. A.; Murphy, T.; Harmon, M.; Mcleod, H.; Nelson, E. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      The H-02 wetland system was designed to treat building process water and storm water runoff from multiple sources associated with the Tritium Facility at the DOE-Savannah River Site, Aiken, SC. Modeled after the A-01 system, ...
    • Blueberry Crop Growth Analysis Using Climatologic Factors and Multi-temporal Remotely Sensed Imageries 

      Panda, Sudhanshu S.; Martin, Jose; Hoogenboom, Gerrit (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      Blueberries are a type of vegetation with spectral signatures similar to that of forest and grass. Due to their size, they are difficult to distinguish when intermingled with tall grass. Blueberries are grown in the vicinity ...
    • A Bursting Bubble: What the Recent Problems in the Georgia Biofuel Industry Mean for Water Resource Research and Planning 

      Evans, Jason; Abdulhadi, Dina (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      The 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) is a federal law that mandates an approximately 4-fold increase in the consumption of liquid biofuels in the United States by 2022. Georgia has been widely viewed as a ...
    • Challenging the Traditional Values of Our Rivers: a Case for Water Trails 

      Edmonds, Katherine (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      Placing value on river recreation can be difficult, and often times our rivers are valued for their “traditional” uses, such as transportation, irrigation, and water supply. However, more and more, economists are offering ...
    • Checklist and Certification for Sustainable Landscapes in Georgia 

      Wells, Sheryl; Keyes, Alice Miller; Little, Elizabeth; Kelly, Karol; Fielder, Keith (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      The Georgia Comprehensive State-wide Water Management Plan (SWP) was developed in 2008. The purpose was to balance increasing and sometimes conflicting demands on the state’s water resources. The plan recognizes water ...
    • Circulation and Reaction Hotspots in an Intertidal Salt Marsh: a Modeling Study 

      Hagens, Mathilde; Meile, Christof (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      Intertidal salt marshes are highly productive, dynamic ecosystems at the interface between the land and the ocean that can play a significant role in reducing nutrient loading to the coastal ocean. To assess the spatio‐temporal ...
    • 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 ...
    • Climate and Hydrologic Change Assessment for Georgia 

      Zhang, F.; Georgakakos, Aristidis Peter (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      This article describes a climate change and hydrological impact assessment for several basins in Georgia. First, a new statistical technique, Joint Variable Spatial Downscaling (JVSD), is developed to produce high resolution ...