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A Study of Sand Waves in the Panama City, Florida, Entrance Channel

Description: Report describing a study of the entrance channel to St. Andrew Bay, near Panama City, Florida, which is subject to the formation of large sand waves. It was intended to determine the extent of the problem and to review possible alternatives for addressing it.
Date: July 1989
Creator: Lillycrop, W. Jeff; Rosati, Julie Dean & McGehee, David D.
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Cavity Detection and Delineation Research, Report 1: Microgravimetric and Magnetic Surveys: Medford Cave Site, Florida

Description: Partial abstract: "This report reviews the scope of a research effort initiated in 1974 at the U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station with the objectives of (a) assessing the state of the art in geophysical cavity detection and delineation methodology and (b) developing new methods and improving or adapting old methods for application to cavity detection and delineation." This report discusses the geography, topography, site drilling tests, magnetic and microgravimetric surveys, and other information about the Medfor Cave site in Florida.
Date: March 1983
Creator: Butler, Dwain K.
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Uranium Production: Process Designs for Leached Zone Plants

Description: Introduction: This volume is the second in a series of reports dealing with the recovery of uranium, alumina, and phosphatic values from the leached zone portion of he Florida phosphate producing area.
Date: April 1953
Creator: Piros, R. J.; McCullough, R. F. & Knopf, W. C.
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Digestion and Filtration of Leached Zone in Pilot Plant

Description: Introduction: The present report summarizes pilot plant operations on the sulfuric acid digestion of -200 mesh leached zone and filtration of the digested slurry for the period May 5, 1952 through August 7, 1953.
Date: February 28, 1955
Creator: Dugger, Gordon L.; Adams, J. B. & Bart, Roger
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Distribution and Origin of Phosphate in the Land-Pebble Phosphate District of Florida

Description: From abstract: The land-pebble phosphate district of Florida is a part of the Gulf Coastal Plain. The geologic formations cropping out in the district are the Miocene Hawthorn, Pliocene Bone Valley, and Pleistocene terrace sands. The Bone Valley formation consists of a lower strongly phosphatic unit and an upper less phosphatic unit. This paper is concerned principally with the lower unit, which contains the bulk of the minable phosphate deposits of the district.
Date: June 1952
Creator: Cathcart, James B. & Davidson, David F.
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Airborne Radioactivity Surveys for Phosphate in Florida

Description: Introduction: Deposits of phosphate in Florida, located beyond the limits of known producing areas, have been reported by prospectors and mining companies. Much of the information has been based upon prospecting and exploration which was undertaken many years ago and as a result the published data relating to the occurrence of these deposits are fragmentary, and few details relating to specific locations and extent are available.
Date: August 1953
Creator: Moxham, Robert Morgan
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Uranium and Phosphate in the Western Part of the Bonny Lake Mine, Polk County, Florida

Description: From abstract: During the month of May 1950, the Davison Chemical Corporation, under contract with the Atomic Energy Commission, drilled 24 phosphate prospecting holes in the western part of the Bonny Lake mine, in the SW NW4 and the NW*SW4 sec. 32, T. 29 S., R. 24 E., Polk County, Fla. The purpose of this drilling was to obtain a comparison between tonnage and grade of uranium in the phosphate as indicated by prospecting, and the tonnage and grade of uranium in the phosphate products recovered in the mill. The results presented in this paper are based upon a study of drill cores, drill logs, gamma-ray logs, and the chemical analyses of drill-core samples.
Date: February 1951
Creator: Peterson, Richard G.
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Geologic Features of Areas of Abnormal Radioactivity South of Ocala, Marion County, Florida

Description: From abstract: Areas of abnormal radioactivity south of Ocala, Marion County, Fla., discovered in 1953 by aerial survey, were investigated by surface examination and by 10 power auger drill holes. Interbedded clay, clayey sand, and uraniferous phosphorite occur in the areas of anomalous radioactivity. Miocene fossils occur at three localities in these beds which are evidently outliers of Miocene sediments on the Ocala limestone of Eocene age. The preserved outliers are southwest of the main belt of Miocene sediments. The principal uraniferous rocks are clayey, sandy, pellet phosphorite that occurs in beds a few feet thick, and very porous, phosphatic sand rock which makes abundant float at many places. Apatite forms the phosphate pellets in the unweathered phosphorite. The very porous, phosphatic sand rock is the highly leached residuum of the pellet phosphorite and is composed mainly of quartz, kaolinite, wavellite, and crandallite ( pseudowavellite2). It closely resembles the aluminum phosphate rock of the "leached zone" of the Bone Valley formation in the land-pebble phosphate district.
Date: March 1956
Creator: Espenshade, Gilbert H.
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2013 National Ocean Dumping Site Monitoring Assessment Report

Description: This national report presents EPA's ocean dumping monitoring activities in fiscal year 2013. EPA conducted 13 surveys at 20 ocean disposal sites offshore from Puerto Rico, Virginia, South Carolina, Florida, Texas, Hawaii, and Oregon. This report summarizes each survey's objectives(s), activities, conclusions, and recommended environmental management actions.
Date: May 2016
Creator: United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Water.
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Drainage Basins in Duval County, Florida

Description: "Duval County in northeastern Florida and adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean contains approximately 840 square miles of which approximately 80 square miles are covered by water. The county is drained by three major rivers, the St. Johns, Nassau, and St. Marys. In addition, the coastal areas are drained by numerous small streams that empty into the Intracoastal Waterway or the Atlantic Ocean."
Date: 1983
Creator: Stone, Roy B. & Largen, Joseph B.
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Origins and Distribution of Saline Ground Waters in the Floridian Aquifer in Coastal Southwest Florida

Description: From introduction: Recognizing the need for comprehensive information about these waters of variable quality, the U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the Southwest Florida Water Management District, investigated their character and distribution in the Mansota and lower Peace Basins (fig. 1). This report presents the results of the study. Principal objectives were to: (1) develop a better understanding of areal water-quality variations, and (2) relate the information developed to the extant concepts of the areal geohydrologic system.
Date: 1982
Creator: Steinkampf, W. C.
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A Preliminary Appraisal of Sediment Sources and Transport in Kings Bay and Vicinity, Georgia and Florida

Description: From introduction: This report reviews descriptive background information of the Kings Bay area and presents data on currents, salinity, temperature, turbidity, suspended sediment, phytoplankton, and on the chemical and physical characteristics of bottom sediments. Water, salt, and suspended-sediment discharges are computed for consecutive ebbtides and floodtides that occurred during the November investigation.
Date: 1983
Creator: McConnell, James B.; Radtke, Dean B.; Hale, Timothy W. & Buell, Gary R.
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The Effect of the Faka Union Canal System on Water Levels in the Fakahatchee Strand, Collier County, Florida

Description: From purpose and scope: The purpose of the investigation was to make a preliminary evaluation of the effects of the Faka Union Canal system on water levels in the Fakahatchee Strand. The evaluation includes more of a data collected specifically for the report as well as other data.
Date: September 1977
Creator: Swayze, L. J. & McPherson, B. F.
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Chemical and Physical Characteristics of Precipitation at selected Sites in Florida

Description: From abstract: This report critically reviews historical precipitation data collected by the U.S. Geological Survey and concludes that the while the data "may reflect local atmospheric quality conditions they likely do not define baseline conditions from a regional perspective." It contains maps, graphs, and tables.
Date: September 1980
Creator: Irwin, G. A. & Kirkland, R. T.
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Uranium in the Southern United States

Description: From introduction: In this study on raw material sources of uranium the Southern Interstate Nuclear Board has catalogued all known occurrences of uranium and some references to thorium in a 17-state area (P1. 1). These occurrences have been evaluated as potential sources of uranium by the State Geological Surveys and the consultant group of SINB. Favorability guides have been applied to the known occurrences and recommendations have been made for future action by the states involved, federal agencies, or by industry. State recommendations are included in state-by-state summaries. The state reports were written either by personnel of the State Geological Surveys or were abstracted from State geological survey data by members of the consultant group...The purpose of this study was to compile information on and systematically assess uranium and other radioactive occurrences in the region. The SINB undertook the project because of its statutory, interstate capability as an extension of government in each of the 17 states, an arrangement that lends itself effectively to this cooperative undertaking.
Date: November 1970
Creator: Southern Interstate Nuclear Board
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A Digital Model of the Floridian Aquifer, North of Tampa, Florida

Description: From purpose and scope: The purpose of this report is to describe the development and calibration of a regional digital model of the Floridian aquifer in the Tampa Bay area. This model can be used to provide regional analyses of the effects of present and proposed pumping from the Floridian aquifer.
Date: October 1977
Creator: Robertson, Alton F. & Mallory, Michael J.
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Large-Scale Operations Management Test of Use of the White Amur for Control of Problem Aquatic Plants, Report 2: First Year Poststocking Results, Volume 2: The Fish, Mammals, and Waterfowl of Lake Conway, Florida

Description: Abstract: "Fish, waterfowl and wading birds, and aquatic mammal populations on Lake Conway were surveyed for 1 year after the introduction of the herbivorous fish, white amur (Ctenopharyngodon idella). Low water levels reduced littoral zone area, which lead to stunted panfish and poorer condition of largemouth bass. Vegetated samples supported more diverse fish populations than beach sites. White amur and migratory waterfowl consumed the same plant foods; continued reduction of submerged plants by white amur may adversely affect overwintering waterfowl populations. Aquatic mammals were influenced by removal of vegetation due to shoreline development."
Date: 1982
Creator: Hardin, Scott; Land, Roy; Morse, Gary & Spelman, Mike
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Chemical and Hydrologic Assessment of the Caloosahatchee River Basin, Lake Okeechobee to Franklin Lock, Florida

Description: From purpose and scope: The U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with Lee County, conducted an investigation of the river in 1976-79. This investigation was planned to provide a broader base if information than heretofore available on the freshwater resources of the Caloosahatchee River basin, and in particular to provide information on water-quality conditions with emphasis on nutrients and algal growth. In addition to data collected during 1976-79, some earlier data collected by the U.S. Geological Survey were included to evaluate annual variation and trends.
Date: 1983
Creator: La Rose, Henry R. & McPherson, Benjamin F.
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Subsurface Storage of Freshwater in South Florida: A Prospectus

Description: From purpose and scope: This prospectus report presents no original investigative results, but relies upon those of studies documented separately for the preparation of synopses of diverse topics related to cyclic injection and recovery of freshwater in that part of south Florida underlain by saline artesian aquifers. The report is intended to aid the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other water managers by addressing fundamental issues...
Date: 1983
Creator: Merritt, Michael L.; Meyer, Frederick W.; Sonntag, Wayne H. & Fitzpatrick, Daniel J.
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