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    • Integrating Community Values into Scientific Models 

      Fath, Brian; Beck, M. B.; Coffin, Sarah; Norton, Bryan; Steinemann, Anne (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      In this project, we develop a novel methodology for integrating stakeholder knowledge and preferences with a set of constituent hypotheses regarding basic biological, hydrological, and chemical ecosystem processes. Our ...
    • Water Conservation Issues Panel Discussion 

      Dozier, Jack; Elfuer, Mary; Jordan, Jeffrey L.; Jue, Harry; McCarthy, Fox; Rutherford, David A.; Thomas, Chris; Weinstein, Bennett (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      The Georgia Environmental Protection Division is actively committed to facilitating effective water conservation planning throughout the state. Bennett Weinstein was hired on as a water conservation specialist during January ...
    • Treatment of Process Wastewaters for Recycling Using an Advanced Oxidation Process 

      Diaz, Michael E.; Law, S. Edward (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      UV-enhanced ozonation experiments on unscreened overflow chiller-water samples from a commercial poultry-processing plant successfully compared the oxidative and bactericidal effects of four treatments (viz., O₂/O₃, O₂/UV, ...
    • Identification of Polar Drinking Water Disinfection By-products With LC/MS 

      Richardson, Susan D.; Caughran, Tashia V.; Poiger, Thomas; Guo, Yingbo; Crumley, F. Gene (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      Alternative disinfectants, such as ozone, are gaining in popularity due to stricter regulations on chlorination by-products, namely trihalomethanes (THMs) and haloacetic acids (HAAs). However, there is still much not known ...
    • Effects of Sand Dredging on Channel Morphology, Invertebrate Communities, and Fish Communities in Urban DeKalb County Streams 

      Decker, Chris; Keyes, Jennifer; Jackson, C. Rhett; Shelton, Jay; Jackson, Ben (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      We are sampling physical and biological channel characteristics to assess the effects of dredging sand from two urban streams in DeKalb County. We are comparing physical and biological metrics upstream and downstream of ...
    • Development Ordinances to Protect Streams 

      Nichols, David B.; Ferguson, Bruce K.; Weinberg, Scott; Alabanza Akers, Mary Anne (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      Communities across the State of Georgia unknowingly contribute to nonpoint source pollution of local streams through their adopted land development ordinances. By dictating excessive quantities of impervious surfaces and ...
    • A Georgia Watershed Atlas Directory 

      Ivey, Olin M.; Usery, E. Lynn; Boone, W. Wayne (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      In an effort to provide citizens in the Georgia region with information about watershed management and water quality, the Georgia Environmental Organization (GEO), the University of Georgia, and Southern Geographic Information ...
    • Nitrate Adsorption Model for Georgia Variable Charge Subsoils 

      Qafoku, Nikolla P.; Sumner, Malcolm E. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      Nitrate adsorption in subsoil affects nitrate leaching, which in tum can affect water quality. A model to describe the adsorption of nitrate in acidic variable charge subsoils in Georgia and other tropical and subtropical ...
    • Athens Community Watershed Project 

      Barfield, Margaret L.; Haines, Douglas P. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      Representatives from several groups within the Athens community have come together to form the Community Watershed Project (CWP). The Athens CWP is designed to address the particular problems of the North Oconee River ...
    • Differences of Soil Water Use, Lint and Biomass Yield in No-till and Conventionally Tilled Cotton in the Southern Piedmont 

      Endale, Dinku M.; Radcliffe, David E.; Steiner, Jean L.; Cabrera, Miguel L.; McCracken, D. V.; Vencill, B. V.; Lhor, L.; Schomberg, H. H. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      The southeast, despite its abundant rainfall, suffers short-term summer droughts with detrimental effect on crop yield. No-till production systems provide added insurance against such conditions by improving infiltration, ...
    • Panel Discussion: Savannah Harbor Deepening Project 

      Jennings, Judy; Drake, Sam; Parsons, Keith; Kyler, David; Meronek, Tom (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
    • Agricultural Water Consumption in the ACT/ACF River Basins: Approaches for Projecting Irrigated Acreage and Amounts 

      Blood, Elizabeth R.; Hook, James E.; Harrison, Kerry A. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      Accurate assessment of current and future irrigation in the ACT/ACF river basins requires quantification of agricultural irrigation. Irrigated acreage is difficult to measure and project. No systematic monitoring of ...
    • Agricultural Water Consumption in the ACF River Basin: Current Approaches for Quantifying Irrigation in Georgia 

      Hook, James E.; Blood, Elizabeth R.; Thomas, Daniel L.; Harrison, Kerry A.; Powell, Ralph (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      In the Flint River portion of the Tri-state Apalachicola, Chattahoochee and Flint (ACF) Basin agricultural irrigation is the largest consumer of water; yet, there has been no previous reporting of irrigation withdrawal ...
    • Effects of a Turbo Scouring on Striped Bass Eggs in the Savannah River 

      Wyss, Alexander J.; Ozmelek, E. Aylin; Burks, Robert R.; Renner, James F.; Harmon, David R. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      Golder Associates monitored turboscouring effects on water quality and striped bass (Morone saxatilis) reproductive success at the CITGO Asphalt Refinery in the lower Savannah River, Georgia. The majority (67-70%) of ...
    • Mitigation of Urban Runoff Impacts on Atlanta Streams 

      Brosnan, Thomas; Ferguson, Bruce K.; Iosco, Robert; Moll, Gary; Schueler, Thomas; Sotir, Robbin B.; Watson, Rick (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      An interdisciplinary scientific panel was convened to assess the condition of Atlanta's streams and to identify those watershed management actions with the greatest potential to improve water quality and riparian and stream ...
    • 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 ...
    • Fluvial Restoration in the Chattahoochee Headwaters 

      Baer, Katherine E.; Derby, Jennifer; Able, Tony; Flexner, Morris; Pruitt, Bruce A.; Kalla, Pete (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      The Soque River Restoration Project is part of the Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeeper's Chattahoochee River Headwaters Riparian Restoration and Education Project, focusing on demonstrating the value of functioning riparian ...
    • Nutrient Balance for Triple-crop Forage Production Systems Fertilized with Dairy Manure or Commercial Fertilizer 

      Newton, G. Larry; Vellidis, George; Gates, R. N.; Hubbard, Robert K.; Lowrance, Richard; Johnson, A. W.; Hudson, W. G.; Sumner, H. R; Williams, R. G.; Allison, J. R. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      Three forage crops per year were grown on the same land to investigate production and environmental effects of manure fertilization. Crop sequences were com silage-bermudagrass hay-rye/clover haylage or com silagecom ...
    • The Impact of Past and Present Land Use on Two Georgia Piedmont Streams 

      Edwards, Leslie; Sturm, Christopher; Charles, Joseph; Stoughton, Candace (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      This study examined the influence of differing past and present land use practices on bankfull discharge and sediment patterns in two small Georgia Piedmont watersheds, one urban and one forested. It was hypothesized that ...
    • Grazing Management Effects on Surface Runoff from Pastures Fertilized with Broiler Litter 

      Kuykendall, Holli; Cabrera, Miguel L.; Hoveland, Carl; McCann, Mark; West, Larry (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      Repeated heavy applications of broadcast broiler litter can increase nutrient nmoff from pastures. Rotational stocking of cattle, as compared to continuous stocking, may be useful in decreasing surface nutrient runoff ...