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    • Field evaluation of compost and mulches for erosion control 

      Risse, L. Mark; Faucette, L. Britt; Gaskin, Julia W.; Jordan, Carl F.; Cabrera, Miguel L.; West, Larry T. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Soil erosion is one of the largest contributors to nonpoint source pollution in Georgia. The use of surface applied organic amendments has been shown to reduce runoff and erosion and improve vegetative establishment on ...
    • Floodplain modeling applications for emergency management and stakeholder involvement a case study: New Braunfels, Texas 

      Holtzclaw, Emily; Leite, Betty; Myrick, Rick (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Implementation of the recommendations of the Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District (District) requires that many communities update their current floodplain maps. The FEMA Multi-Hazard Flood Map Modernization ...
    • Foodweb modeling for PCBs in the Twelvemile Creek arm of Lake Hartwell, GA/SC 

      Rashleigh, Brenda; Barber, M. Craig; Walters, David M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The U.S. EPA is conducting a series of studies on the Sangamo-Weston Superfund Site near Clemson, SC, to examine the pollution of the Twelvemile Creek arm of Lake Hartwell by PCBs that were released from the site until the ...
    • The framework of GIS-based decision Support Systems (DSS) for water resources management at the Flint River Basin 

      Zhang, Yi; Hawkins, David; Zeng, Wei; Wen, Menghong (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      In this paper, a surface water flow model with groundwater interaction for the Flint River Basin (FRB) is presented. The model consists of two layers of modeling systems which are HSPF hydrological model in first layer for ...
    • Georgia adopt-a-stream and Georgia project wet: tools for an urban watershed 

      Harbert, Harold L.; Morris-Zarneke, Kimberly; Martin Giroux, Mary (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Urban watersheds pose unique challenges for environmental protection and preservation. Citizen-based groups and educators in metropolitan areas can help alleviate some urban impacts on the health of these watershed systems. ...
    • Georgia adopt-a-stream: field demonstrations 

      Harbert, Harold L.; Morris-Zarneke, Kimberly (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Georgia is blessed with a diversity of natural resources. From the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the north, to the black water creeks in the south, to the estuarine habitats on the coast, Georgia’s aquatic ...
    • Georgia coastal sound science initiative 2005 — what have we learned? 

      Clarke, John S.; Payne, Dorothy F.; Falls, William F. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Groundwater pumpage has resulted in saltwater contamination of the Upper Floridan aquifer at the northern end of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, at Brunswick, Georgia, and near Jacksonville, Florida. This saltwater ...
    • Georgia code and the model water code: a comparison of rules for surface water withdrawals 

      Wald, Michael (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Georgia’s current water allocation policy is governed by the Georgia Water Quality Control Act (O.C.G.A. §12-5-31) and the rules set down by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division. ...
    • A Georgia county agent’s perspective: delivering an effective county program to private wells owners 

      Fielder, J. Keith (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Homeowners purchase property not associated with public water and sewer systems. These individuals are unaware of their responsibilities as private well owners and are unfamiliar with proper well construction and maintenance ...
    • Georgia environmental protection division T.M.D.L. based wasteload allocations 

      Williams, Vincent P. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Georgia’s Environmental Protection Division (EPD) is charged with developing and implementing Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) for waters placed on the state’s biennial list of impaired waters (CWA Section 303(d) List). ...
    • Georgia’s map modernization scoping effort 

      Johnson, Nolton G.; DePue, Michael (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      This paper discusses the Georgia Flood Map Modernization Program and the associated study scoping effort. Georgia is partnering with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to create, update, and republish the Digital ...
    • Greenscapes and greenbuilding: integrating “engineered soils” as a stormwater best management practice in sustainable landscape construction 

      King, Wayne E., Sr. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Engineered Soils and Landscape Systems (ES&LS) are emerging as low impact development (LID) tools that can be used to mimic predevelopment hydrology and preserve water quality in developing watersheds. Healthy soil and ...
    • Ground water exploration and development in igneous and metamorphic rocks of the southern Piedmont/Blue Ridge 

      Crawford, Thomas J.; Kath, Randy L. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Concepts of ground water movement in igneous and metamorphic rocks in areas with a subtropical climate, such as that of the southeastern United States, have evolved over many decades. However, because of the dearth of ...
    • Groundwater conditions in Georgia, 2003 

      Leeth, David C. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The U.S. Geological Survey continuously monitors groundwater levels in a network of wells com-pleted in major aquifers in Georgia. This network includes 18 wells in the surficial aquifer, 15 wells in the upper and lower ...
    • Growing water demand and inevitable litigation: the Missouri and ACF River Basins 

      Blankenau, Don (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
    • Growth readiness for Georgia: water quality matters 

      Hartmann, Randy; Haden, Joel (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Georgia communities will soon benefit from a new program for planners, public works, and local elected officials. The program helps communities learn how land use decisions affect water quality, and then make informed ...
    • Hickory Log Creek Reservoir: a new approach to sustainable water management 

      McMahon, George F.; Fowler, A. Roy (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The Hickory Log Creek (HLC) Reservoir is the conceptual prototype of a new type of federalnon- federal partnership – possibly the first of its kind in the U.S. – in the development of new sources of municipal water ...
    • Hydraulic logging methods—a summary of field methods used in fractured bedrock systems, Georgia 

      Johnson, Carole D.; Williams, John H.; Williams, Lester J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Hydraulic logging methods provide impor-tant information for groundwater investigations being con-ducted in areas underlain by fractured bedrock systems. Geophysical surveying techniques are used to delineate and characterize ...
    • Hydrologic and sediment transport response to forestry; southwest Georgia headwater streams 

      Summer, W. B.; Jackson, C. Rhett; Jones, D.; Golladay, Stephen W.; Miwa, M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Properly established streamside management zones (SMZs) reduce potential impacts of timber harvesting on stream sediment fluxes. However, effects of partial harvesting within SMZs on water quality are not well documented. ...
    • Hydrologic and water quality implications of management of tall fescue pastures in a Southern Piedmont environment 

      Endale, Dinku M.; Franzluebbers, A. J.; Stuedemann, J. A.; Hill, N. S.; Franklin, Dorcas H. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Runoff and nutrient losses were monitored over two and half years from different fescue management systems that are used by producers in the Georgia Piedmont. A randomized complete block arrangement of 14 paddocks under ...