Accession Number : ADA116340

Title :   Benthic Community Response to Dredging Borrow Pits, Panama City Beach, Florida.

Descriptive Note : Miscellaneous rept.,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE PANAMA CITY BEACH FL SOUTHEAST FISHERIES CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Saloman,Carl H ; Naughton,Steven P ; Taylor,John L

PDF Url : ADA116340

Report Date : Mar 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 141

Abstract : This report gives biological and physical oceanographic data from baseline work, and studies of dredged and undredged sediments before and after dredging (9-meter contour) for beach nourishment at Panama City Beach, Florida. These studies were designed to show major short-term environmental effects of offshore dredging and included analyses of hydrology, sediments, and benthos. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Dredging, Mexico Gulf, Florida, Ocean bottom, Holes(Openings), Environmental impact, Measurement, Temperature, Salinity, Sediments, Carbon, Geochemistry, Particle size, Aquatic animals, Benthonic zones, Communities, Variations

Subject Categories : Biological Oceanography
      Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy
      Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE