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dc.contributor.authorMckinley, Roberten_US
dc.contributor.authorRadcliffe, David E.en_US
dc.contributor.authorMukundan, Rajithen_US
dc.contributor.editorCarroll, G. Deniseen_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-03-21T20:25:00Z
dc.date.available2013-03-21T20:25:00Z
dc.date.issued2011-04
dc.identifier.isbn0-9794100-2-9
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1853/46475
dc.descriptionProceedings of the 2011 Georgia Water Resources Conference, April 11, 12, and 13, 2011, Athens, Georgia.en_US
dc.description.abstractThis 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 potential sources and the stability of stream channels. Two sub basins of the North Fork Broad River (NFBR) were sampled for suspended sediment. Potential sources fall into three categories 1: surface (pastures and forests) 2: stream banks 3: upland subsurface (dirt roads, construction sites). Three tracers are being used in the study: total Carbon (TC), 15N, and Fatty Acid Methyl Esters (FAME). The Multivariate Mixing Model was used to determine relative contributions from source components. Results from the fingerprinting study were com-pared to RGA data in an attempt to establish a relationship between the two techniques. Currently we have sample data for 7 events in 2009 and 2010. Utilizing TC and 15N, the model output suggests a contribution of about 85% from stream banks and another 10% from pastures. The upland subsurface category is showing only a minimal contribution of about 5%. RGA data collected in 2008 show both tributaries to be unstable with mean stability indexes ranging from 17.2 to 17.6.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipSponsored by: Georgia Environmental Protection Division U.S. Geological Survey, Georgia Water Science Center U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia Water Resources Institute The University of Georgia, Water Resources Facultyen_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityThis book was published by Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602-2152. The views and statements advanced in this publication are solely those of the authors and do not represent official views or policies of The University of Georgia, the U.S. Geological Survey, the Georgia Water Research Institute as authorized by the Water Research Institutes Authorization Act of 1990 (P.L. 101-307) or the other conference sponsors.en_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherGeorgia Institute of Technologyen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesGWRI2011. Poster presentationsen_US
dc.subjectWater resources managementen_US
dc.subjectSediment provenanceen_US
dc.subjectSediment fingerprinting techniqueen_US
dc.titleCorrelating Sub-basin Sediment Fingerprints with Land Use in the Southern Piedmonten_US
dc.typeProceedingsen_US
dc.contributor.corporatenameUniversity of Georgiaen_US
dc.contributor.corporatenameCity University of New York. Institute for Sustainable Citiesen_US
dc.publisher.originalWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgiaen_US


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