Accession Number : ADA184446

Title :   Environmental Impact Research Program. Physical Effects of Commercial Navigation Traffic in Large Waterways, Summary of a Workshop Held in Louisville, Kentucky, 4 March 1986.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS ENVIRONMENTAL LAB

Personal Author(s) : Miller,Andrew C ; Siemsen,Terry S

PDF Url : ADA184446

Report Date : Aug 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 27

Abstract : A meeting was held on 4 March 1986 in Louisville, Ky., to discuss the results of recent studies and new research on the physical effects of navigation traffic in large waterways. The meeting was attended by representatives from the Illinois State Water Survey; the University of Maryland; the US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station (WES); the Navigation Planning Support Center of the US Army Engineer District, Louisville; the Office of the Chief of Engineers; and the following US Army Engineer Districts; Huntington, St. Paul, Detroit, of Engineers; and Mobile. Participants summarized the results of the following studies on navigation traffic: environmental effects of the Chesapeake and Delaware Ship Canal, field experiments on the physical effects of traffic, examination of the problems of ice in navigable waterways, navigation effects in the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway, habitat creation projects, and navigation effects on freshwater mussels.

Descriptors :   *WATER TRAFFIC, INLAND WATERWAYS, ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT, SYMPOSIA

Subject Categories : Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE