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Survey of Portable Hydraulic Dredges

Description: From abstract: This report summarizes the results of a comprehensive survey conducted to identify and characterize portable dredges available in the United States.
Date: March 1983
Creator: Hydraulics Laboratory (U.S.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Columbia River Estuary Hybrid Model Studies: Report 1, Verification of Hybrid Modeling of the Columbia River Mouth

Description: From abstract: The Columbia Hybrid Modeling System was applied to the mouth of the Columbia River estuary to evaluate alternatives for reducing navigation channel maintenance dredging.
Date: September 1983
Creator: McAnally, William H., Jr.; Brogdon, Noble J., Jr.; Letter, Joseph V., Jr.; Stewart, J. Phillip & Thomas, William A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Prototype Evaluation of Bay Springs Lock Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway, Mississippi: Hydraulic Model Investigation

Description: From abstract: Prototype tests were conducted to comprehensively evaluate the performance of the 84-ft-lift Bay Springs Lock. The evaluation included analysis of the operating characteristics and hydraulic efficiency of the lock as well as a comparison of the physical and analytical model results with the prototype.
Date: August 1989
Creator: McGee, Richard G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Modifications to Filling and Emptying System of Lock No. 1, Mississippi River, Minneapolis, Minnesota =: Hydraulic Model Investigation

Description: From abstract: The existing locks at Locks and Dam No. 1 were constructed between 1929 and 1932. Problems have been experienced with accumulation of ice and debris at the intakes, air entrapment in the culverts of the filling and emptying system, excessive turbulence in the lock chamber during filling, and hazardous conditions downstream from the locks during emptying operations.
Date: December 1979
Creator: Ables, Jackson H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baltimore Harbor and Channels Deepening Study: Chesapeake Bay Hydraulic Model Investigation

Description: From abstract: Tests on the Chesapeake Bay hydraulic model were conducted to specifically investigate possible changes in the hydrodynamic characteristics of velocity, salinity, and tidal elevations associated with the proposed channel enlargements.
Date: February 1982
Creator: Granat, Mitchell A. & Gulbrandsen, Leif F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pumping Station for Teche-Vermilion Basins, Atchafalaya River, Louisiana: Hydraulic Model Investigation

Description: Abstract: The model study was conducted to evaluate the characteristics of flow in the inlet channel, original sump, energy dissipator (saxophone outlet), and outlet channel and to develop practical modifications required for improving the hydraulic performance of the structure.
Date: March 1980
Creator: Saunders, Peter E. & Fletcher, Bobby P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

McMillan Pumping Station, Washington, D.C.: Hydraulic Model Investigation

Description: Abstract: This model study was conducted to evaluate the characteristics of inflow conditions into an existing pump sump that would result with increased discharge capacity due to installation of the three proposed pumps and to develop modifications, if needed, within the confines of the present sump to improve flow distribution to the pump intakes.
Date: September 1980
Creator: Triplett, Glenn R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Use of Dredged Material Islands by Colonial Seabirds and Wading Birds in New Jersey

Description: This report summarizes the results of investigations of the distribution of colonial seabirds and wading birds on New Jersey dredged material islands, of vegetation distribution and succession on dredged material islands, and of the interactions of vegetation and birds on dredged material islands.
Date: June 1978
Creator: Buckley, Francine G. & McCaffrey, Cheryl A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Aquatic Disposal Field Investigations, Columbia River Disposal Site, Oregon: Appendix A

Description: This report follows a two-part study made to investigate the hydraulic regime and physical nature of bottom sedimentation in the vicinity of the mouth of the Columbia River where disposal of large quantities of dredged material that has occurred over the last several decades.
Date: December 1977
Creator: Sternberg, Richard W.; Creager, Joe S.; Glassley, William & Johnson, Janice
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Feasibility Study for Dyke Marsh Demonstration Area, Potomac River, Virginia

Description: Abstract: "Results of an investigation conducted to determine the engineering feasibility of using dredged material to expand an existing marshland area are presented. Dredged material obtained from maintenance dredging operations was found suitable for use as marsh substrate and site conditions were found adequate for construction of a containment facility. Factors evaluated in the study include site-specific feasibility of marsh expansion using dredged material, sizing of the demonstration area to meet water-quality and storage needs, preliminary design of the containment facility, procedures for the placement of dredged material, and identification of alternative construction methods, materials, and costs. Overall feasibility of marsh expansion was demonstrated and additional investigations were recommended for the project."
Date: November 1976
Creator: Palermo, Michael R. & Ziegler, Timothy W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Low-Ground-Pressure Construction Equipment for Use in Dredged Material Containment Area Operation and Maintenance, Performance Predictions Final Report

Description: This report summarizes collected data of soils from 45 sites meant to characterize the operational environments in dredged material containment areas in nine Corps of Engineer districts in the United States so that performance of low-ground-pressure vehicles operating in these areas could be predicted.
Date: August 1977
Creator: Willoughby, William E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Habitat Development Field Investigations, Windmill Point Marsh Development Site, James River, Virginia: Appendix F, Volume 2

Description: From preface: "This report contains the results of investigations of the chemical and sedimentological characteristics of the James River Artificial Habitat Development Site and a reference marsh near Windmill Point, Virginia. Studies were conducted in the channel before dredging and during site construction as well as at specific time intervals after marsh development."
Date: August 1978
Creator: Adams, Donald D.; Darby, Dennis A. & Young, Randolph J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Habitat Development Field Investigations, Windmill Point Marsh Development Site, James River, Virginia: Appendix D

Description: This report follows the Windmill Point marsh habitat development project. The marsh was constructed in the James River between November 1974 and February 1975, then studied for benthic invertebrates, fish, wildlife, plants and soil characteristics from the summer of 1976 to fall of 1977.
Date: June 1978
Creator: Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Colonial Birds Nesting on Man-made and Natural Sites in the U.S. Great Lakes

Description: The following report documents the habitat relationships at 24 selected natural and dredged material colonial bird nesting sites and identifies the species and population sizes of all colonial nesting birds of the U.S. Great Lakes of up to 1.6 km inland.
Date: May 1978
Creator: Scharf, William C.; Shugart, Gary W. & Chamberlin, Michael L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department