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    • Enhancing Understanding of Effects of Riparian Buffers on Aquatic Ecosystems through Development of Environmental Outreach Tools 

      Pringle, Catherine M.; Bjorkland, Ron; Newton, Bruce (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      Environmental outreach is an important element in the protection of riparian and aquatic environments. Scientists can play a key role in helping stakeholders understand the role of riparian zones in the ecology of both ...
    • Development of a Scientific Understanding of the Effects of Changing Land Use on Stream Ecosystems 

      Rosemond, Amy D.; Leigh, David S.; Freeman, Bryon J.; Freeman, Mary C.; Kramer, Elizabeth A.; Paul, Michael J.; Pringle, Catherine M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      Changing land use promises to be a hallmark of this decade and in the years ahead in Georgia. Local and state governments are continually faced with decisions concerning the conversion of forested or agricultural lands ...
    • Demonstration of Water Conservation Through Automated Dyebath Reuse 

      White, Beth (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      A system for automated dyebath reuse has been developed and demonstrated in a commercial dyeing facility. Results of the demonstration show that significant amounts of water, energy, and chemicals are conserved through ...
    • Lumped and Semi-distributed Modeling using NEXRAD Stage-III Data: Results from Continuous Multi-year Simulations 

      Smith, Michael; Koren, Victor; Zhang, Ziya; Wang, David (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      Nexrad precipitation products appear to be a viable data source for river forecasting model in the National Weather Service (NWS). Good simulation results at an hourly lumped scale were achieved for 3 basins near Tulsa, ...
    • Anaerobic Codigestion of Hog and Poultry Waste 

      Magbanua, Benjamin S., Jr.; Adams, Thomas T.; Johnston, Phillip (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      This study assessed the feasibility of the anaerobic codigestion of hog and poultry waste. Anaerobic batch tests were performed using hog and poultry wastes in various proportions. Treatments that received both wastes ...
    • Experimental Evaluation of 'HELPQ' Leachate Generation and Quality 

      Patty, Jennifer N. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      This study describes the verification of the Hydrologic Evaluation of Leachate Production and Quality (HELPQ) computer program using physical model comparisons. HELPQ facilitates the design of confined disposal facilities ...
    • The Riparian Forest Buffer Initiative of the Chesapeake Bay Program 

      Todd, Albert H. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      The Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP) has been working to protect and restore the Chesapeake Bay and its tributary rivers for nearly 15 years. This unique intergovernmental partnership has been repeatedly studied as an international ...
    • Water Quality Function of Riparian Ecosystems in Georgia 

      Vellidis, George (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      Riparian ecosystems, particularly riparian forests consisting of mature trees, are now widely acknowledged to have beneficial effects on stream water quality by reducing nonpoint source pollution from agricultural landscapes. ...
    • The Marginalization of Federal Hydropower 

      McMahon, George F. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      Multipurpose federal reservoirs, and the competing and complementary purposes they serve, constitute a water resource infrastructure that invariably changes over time, reflecting not only changing economic benefits and ...
    • Aquifer Interconnection in Eastern Chatham County, Georgia, as Indicated by Hydraulic and Water Chemistry Data 

      Clarke, John S.; Smith, Cardwell H.; McConnell, James B. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      Ground water provides nearly half the freshwater supplies in the Savannah, Georgia, area (excluding thermoelectric use). Concern has been expressed over possible encroachment of saltwater into the Upper Floridan aquifer ...
    • The Glynn County Water Resources Management Plan 

      Ashley, David M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      A Long Term Water Resource Management Plan was prepared for Glynn County, Georgia to both provide direction for future water supply development and to conform with State requirements for southeast Georgia counties. Water ...
    • Summary of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Contribution to the ACT and ACF Draft Environmental Impact Statements 

      Ziewitz, Jerry W. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      The Service provided assessments for mainstem riverine communities, mainstem riparian wetlands, reservoir fisheries, protected species, and national wildlife refuges for inclusion in the Corps' DEISs for water allocation ...
    • Evaluation of the Long-term Impacts of Urbanization on the Physical Characteristics of Piedmont Headwater Streams 

      Bourne, Robert L.; Mikalsen, Ted (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      A field study has been initiated to measure and evaluate long-term changes in channel cross-sections, bank and channel scouring, streambed composition, longitudinal reach profiles, plan-form dimensions, land cover to ...
    • Threats to Georgia's Water Quality: An Analysis of E.P.D.'s Proposed C.A.F.O. Rules 

      Thompson, Justine (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      Experiences in North Carolina as well as many other states in the southeast region have demonstrated that prevailing waste management systems for animal feeding operations - lagoons and sprayfields - are directly contributing ...
    • Sustainability Criteria for Water Resource Systems 

      McMahon, George F. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      The presentation reviews a monograph produced by the ASCE Task Committee on Sustainability Criteria. The monograph examines many of the major issues and challenges raised by the concept of sustainability applied to water ...
    • Savannah River Basin Comprehensive Water Resources Management Study 

      Crosby, Leroy G. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      A comprehensive water resources management study has been authorized by the 1996 Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) directing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to develop an updated plan addressing current and future ...
    • Evaluation of a BTEX Plume in Fractured Crystalline Rock in the Georgia Piedmont 

      Feild, James B.; Dowd, John F. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      Water flow and chemical transport in fractured media has become a major concern in recent years. Traditionally, these problems have been viewed and modeled as flow through pipes. However, this approach is limited because ...
    • Athens-Clarke County Stormwater Management Program 

      Brown, Robert S.; Ahmed, Anwer R. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      In 1995, the citizens of Athens-Clarke County approved a special local option sales tax which included a component for stormwater management. The comprehensive stormwater management program is intended to help minimize ...
    • Water-related Legislation of the 1997-1998 Term of the Georgia General Assembly 

      Kundell, James E. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      A number of significant water-related bills were considered by the General Assembly during the 1997- 1998 legislative term. Major bills included ones relating to apportioning water between Georgia and its neighboring states, ...
    • Two-Dimensional Water Quality Modeling Using CE-QUAL-W2 on Selected Reservoirs 

      Martin, James; Hesterlee, Craig; Cole, Tom (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      Detailed modeling studies of major reservoirs within the ACT and ACF River basins were conducted to provide a basis for comparison of the impact of alternative allocations on the water quality of the reservoirs. The ...