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    • Advantages of a Multidisciplinary Approach to In Situ and On-site Phytoremediation of Contaminated Surface and Ground Waters 

      Bacchus, Sydney T.; Susarla, Sridhar; McCutcheon, Steve C. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      Experimentation with plants for remediation of contaminated surface and ground waters is increasing. Potential advantages of in situ phytoremediation over standard, engineered structural approaches include reductions in ...
    • Agricultural Irrigation Trends in Georgia 

      Harrison, Kerry A.; Tyson, Anthony (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      This presentation will discuss the results of the 1998 Georgia Irrigation Survey along with previous surveys for historical comparisons. Problems associated with estimating agricultural water use will also be discussed.
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Application of EPA's BASINS Model for a Watershed Assessment Project in Fulton County, Georgia 

      Patwardhan, Avinash S. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      This paper briefly outlines the components of EPA' s BASINS Model along with its application to the Camp Creek and Little River Watershed Assessment Project located in Fulton County, Georgia. A brief overview of the project ...
    • 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 ...
    • Assessing Biological Effects of Animal Production on Intermittent Coastal Plain Streams 

      Davis, Stephanie N.; Golladay, Stephen W.; Vellidis, George; Pringle, Catherine M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      Biotic indices increasingly are being used by state and federal agencies to evaluate water quality. The application of existing biotic indices to intermittent Coastal Plain streams is problematic because of unique habitat ...
    • Assessing Water Quality in the Mobile River Basin 

      Atkins, J. Brian (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      In 1991, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) began implementation of the National Water Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program. The three major objectives of the· NAWQA Program are to (1) provide a consistent description of ...
    • Assessment of Economic Impacts for the Water Allocation Formula Environmental Impact Statements 

      Claseman, Kenneth G. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      This paper describes the economic evaluations conducted for the Draft Environmental Impact Statements (EIS's) prepared in conjunction with the development of Water Allocation Formulas for the Alabama-CoosaTallapoosa (ACT) ...
    • Assessment of Nutrient Trends and Loads for the Mobile River Basin 

      Harned, Douglas A.; Atkins, J. Brian (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) surface water sampling sites in the Mobile River Basin were reviewed for available nutrient data for the period 1970- 97. Sites having sufficient nutrient data were evaluated for long-term ...
    • An Assessment of the Need for Protection and Restoration of Riparian Habitats in Georgia 

      Ambrose, Jonathan P. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      Georgia is probably typical of most southeastern states in patterns of land use along streams and resulting impacts to riparian habitats. Land uses along streams vary with stream order, soil type, topography, demographic ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Atlantic White Cedar Wetlands in West-Central Georgia 

      Lamb, Scott (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      In west-central Georgia, a disjunct metapopulation of Atlantic White Cedar Chamaecyparis thyoides (L.) BSP. occurs, forming distinct wetland communities that define habitat for other rare and endangered plant species. ...
    • AWARE Team Activities in Georgia 

      Risse, L. Mark; Radcliffe, David E.; Harris, Glen; Newton, G. Larry; Worley, John; Cabrera, Miguel L. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      This paper will discuss the development of the AWARE (Animal Waste Awareness in Research in Extension) team and some of its recent activities. It will cover the goals of the team and how it functions to obtain these goals. ...
    • Back River Section 1135 Environmental Restoration Study, Savannah River, Georgia/South Carolina 

      Stratton, Terry (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      A Section 1135 Environmental Restoration Study has been authorized under the Corps Continuing Authorities Program (CAP) directing the US Army Corps of Engineers to study and develop a restoration plan for Striped Bass in ...
    • Buffering Georgia with Creativity and Federal Programs 

      Johnson, Andrew P. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      Conservation buffers have struck a chord among the conservation community, to the point that the USDA's National Conservation Buffer Initiative Team grew quickly to 9 federal agencies, a National Conservation Buffer Council ...
    • Can Land-use Patterns Serve as a Predictor of Pesticide Occurrence Within an Urban Landscape? 

      Hopkins, Evelyn H.; Hippe, Daniel J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      The National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has focused on relations between land use and water quality in the Nation's streams. The NAWQA design to assess water-quality ...
    • Comparison of Lake Sinclair Cove and Main Channel Water Quality, 1998 

      Broadwell, Tom (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      The study evaluated water quality differences between coves and main channels in Lake Sinclair. Historic main channel data were compared to cove and main channel data for 1998. Significant water quality differences were ...