Accession Number : ADA291797

Title :   Environmental Effects of Dredging. Acoustic Tools and Techniques for Physical Monitoring of Aquatic Dredged Material Disposal Sites.

Descriptive Note : Technical note.

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

PDF Url : ADA291797

Report Date : FEB 1988

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : This article provides interim guidance on the use of acoustic tools and techniques for physical monitoring of aquatic (open-water) dredged material disposal sites. The information presented is taken from the 'Guidelines for Biological and Physical Monitoring of Aquatic Dredged Material Disposal Sites.'

Descriptors :   *ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT, *ACOUSTIC SIGNALS, *DREDGED MATERIALS, *DREDGING, *OCEAN WASTE DISPOSAL, CHEMICAL CONTAMINATION, MONITORING, COST ANALYSIS, GRAIN SIZE, DEPOSITS, BATHYMETRY, SEDIMENT TRANSPORT, NAVIGATION, SAMPLING, WASTE DISPOSAL, SITE INVESTIGATIONS, STRATIFICATION, AREA COVERAGE, OCEAN BOTTOM SOILS, GEOPHYSICAL PROSPECTING, OPEN WATER, AQUATIC BIOLOGY, SCANNING SONAR, FREQUENCY DIVERSITY.

Subject Categories : Civil Engineering
      Acoustics
      Solid Wastes Pollution and Control
      Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE