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Aquatic Disposal Field Investigations, Duwamish Waterway Disposal Site, Puget Sound, Washington: Appendix D, Volume 1

Description: The following report describes work done by the Marine and Freshwater Ecology Branch, Corvallis Environmental Research Laboratory (CERL), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Corvallis, Oregon. The study was conducted on the chemical and physical effects of open-water disposal of dredged material from the Duwamish River into Elliot Bay, Washington.
Date: June 1978
Creator: Baumgartner, D. J.; Schults, Donald W. & Carkin, J. B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Filling and Emptying Systems, Low-Lift Locks, Arkansas River Project: Hydraulic Model Investigation

Description: Results of a hydraulic model investigation based on locks in the Arkansas River before the construction of additional locks. "Model studies of the filling and emptying system proposed for use at the low-lift locks in the Arkansas project were conducted to confirm the adequacy of the original design hydraulic system, and to develop, if needed, improvements in the system" (p. 2).
Date: November 1966
Creator: Ables, Jackson H., Jr. & Boyd, M. B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vibroseismic Survey, Railroad Test Embankment, Aikman, Kansas

Description: Report regarding refraction seismic and vibratory tests conducted on a railroad test embankment near Aikman, Kansas as well as attenuation and dynamic laboratory tests. The refraction seismic tests indicated the existence of two distinct velocity zones, one for the embankment and one for the underlying limestone bedrock.
Date: June 1972
Creator: Curro, Joseph R., Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Field Investigations of the Nature, Degree, and Extent of Turbidity Generated by Open-Water Pipeline Disposal Operations

Description: This report follows field investigations made to study the characteristics of turbidity plumes in the vicinity of open-water pipeline disposal operations.
Date: July 1978
Creator: Schubel, J. R.; Carter, H. H.; Wilson, R. E.; Wise, W. M.; Heaton, M. G. & Gross, M. G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

McCON: a General Contouring Program for Personal Computers

Description: This report includes a description of a set of topographic contouring computer programs which are operational on DOS-based personal computers, including a discussion of the mathematical procedure used to generate the contour maps and a detailed User's Guide.
Date: September 1992
Creator: Palmerton, John B.
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

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., Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department