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    • Georgia's Adopt-A-Stream Program 

      Hawks, Laurie J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      The number of citizen monitoring programs, both nationally and in Georgia, has grown exponentially in recent years. This paper examines why citizen monitoring programs have become increasingly popular, who is involved, what ...
    • Georgia's future water use policy: regulated riparianism or radical revisionism? 

      Rosenzweig, Harvey A. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2003-04)
      During the last few years, increasing attention has been focused on water use in Georgia and its management by the Georgia DNR and EPD. In 2001, the General Assembly appointed a Joint Comprehensive Water Plan Study ...
    • Georgia's Hazardous Site Response Program 

      Woodall, Steve L. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1993-04)
      In its 1992 session, the Georgia General Assembly passed House Bill 1394, which enacted the Hazardous Site Response Act, O.C.G.A. § 12-8-90 et seq., providing for a significant new program to enhance the protection of ...
    • Georgia's Protected Fishes: The Need for Basin-Wide Management 

      Freeman, Byron J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1993-04)
      The occurrence of multiple state and federal protected species in the same watersheds in Georgia, points out a need for a basin wide approach to managing water quality and water use. Many of these species are endemic to ...
    • Georgia's Revised Best Management Practices for Forestry 

      Green, Frank (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      Scientific studies have shown that when properly applied, Best Management Practices provide adequate water quality protection. The Georgia Forestry Best Management Practices have been revised based on new science and best ...
    • Georgia's River Basin Management Act 

      Howard, Pierre (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1993-04)
    • Georgia's River Care 2000 Program 

      Young, Harvey G.; Winn, W. M., III; Kerr, G. Robert; Cowie, Gail M.; Quin, Hillarie M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      Georgia's 70,000 miles of rivers and streams face many challenges from the changes in land use which the state's rapid growth is bringing. In response, Governor Zell Miller in 1995 established the River Care 2000 Program, ...
    • Georgia's silvicultural Best Management Practices 2002 compliance survey report 

      Green, Frank (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2003-04)
      Scientific studies have shown that when properly applied, silvicultural Best Management Practices (BMPs) provide adequate water quality protection. In order to determine the proper installation and effectiveness of ...
    • Georgia's Source Water Assessment and Protection Program for Public Drinking Water Sources 

      Stitt-Allen, Barbara (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      The Implementation Plan for Georgia's Source Water Assessment and Protection Program was submitted to The US Envirorimental Protection Agency (USEPA) on January 29, 1999 by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division ...
    • Georgia's Underground Injection Control Program Protects Ground Water from Improper Waste Disposal 

      Fuller, Wayne R. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      To maintain ground water quality, the Georgia Geologic Survey Branch of the Environmental Protection Division (EPD), Georgia Department of Natural Resources, implements the Georgia Rules for Underground Injection Control. ...
    • Georgia's Water Allocation Proposal: The Motivation for Adopting the Inevitable Drought Ideology 

      Armentrout, Ethan (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      The Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) river basin is a complex natural water system which simultaneously supports many different purposes. These purposes have overlapped in recent years to contribute to an interstate ...
    • Georgia's water conservation efforts: Cooperative Extension's banner effort 

      Risse, L. Mark; Bowie, Marie; Davis, Deron; Navarro, Maria (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2009-04)
      Georgia has been gripped by drought for much of 2007 and 2008. UGA Cooperative Extension selected water conservation as a statewide priority in 2007 and developed educational materials for programming through county ...
    • Georgia's Watershed Protection Approach: River Basin Management Planning 

      Winn, W. M., III; Earl, Timothy; Lamarre, Paul D. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      The Georgia Environmental Protection Division (GAEPD) of the Department of Natural Resources has adopted a watershed protection approach to water resources management. This approach, referred to as river basin management ...
    • 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 ...
    • Georgia’s map modernization scoping effort 

      DePue, Michael; DiCamillo, Vince; Brown, Collis (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-03)
      This paper describes critical issues for floodplain mapping project scoping in the Georgia Map Modernization Program. The entire State of Georgia is currently being remapped through the Georgia Flood Map Modernization ...
    • Georgia’s new paradigm: a shift in perspective 

      Keefer, E. Allison (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2003-04)
      Because of the many changes that have occurred in Georgia in recent years, a new paradigm has emerged. We now have an equal and parallel commitment to encourage a healthy and productive economy and to preserve our ...
    • Georgia’s Regional Water Plans – Implementation Status 

      Vincent, Michelle; Weinstein, Bennett; Baughman, Doug (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-04)
      In 2004, the Georgia General Assembly enacted the Comprehensive State-wide Water Management Planning Act, which led to the development of the State Water Plan in 2008. The Plan established a range of state-wide water ...
    • Geospatial Analysis of Agricultural Water-meter Data In South Georgia 

      Torak, Lynn J.; Painter, Jamie A. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      Since November 2008, the U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission, has been researching methods for estimating agricultural water use and growing-season pumping rates ...
    • Geostatic stress state evaluation by directional shear wave velocities, with application towards geocharacterization at Aiken, SC 

      Ku, Taeseo (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-11-09)
      Evaluations of stress history and the geostatic state of stress of soils are ascertained on the basis of field geophysical measurements that provide paired complementary types of shear waves. It is well-established that ...
    • Geostatistical Mapping for Hazardous Waste Sites 

      Satkin, Richard L.; Georgakakos, Aristidis Peter (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      Three commonly used techniques (inverse distance squared, linear interpolation, and kriging) for interpolating spatial data points were compared on the basis of robustness and accuracy. The results demonstrate that 1) ...