Accession Number : ADA292580

Title :   Environmental Effects of Dredging. Monitoring Dredged Material Consolidation and Settlement at Aquatic Disposal Sites.

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

Personal Author(s) : Poindexter-Rollings, Marian

PDF Url : ADA292580

Report Date : AUG 1989

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : This technical note provides information on methods for monitoring the consolidation and subsequent settlement of dredged material deposited at aquatic disposal sites. Information is given on methods that have been used by the Corps of Engineers (CE) at various aquatic disposal sites around the United States. Other methods are discussed that may prove useful in monitoring the consolidation and subsequent settlement of subaqueous dredged material deposits. (AN)

Descriptors :   *WASTE DISPOSAL, *DREDGED MATERIALS, CHEMICAL CONTAMINATION, MONITORING, ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT, SEDIMENT TRANSPORT, WATER POLLUTION, ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, SOIL CONSOLIDATION, DREDGING, HYDROGRAPHIC SURVEYING, SOIL SETTLEMENT, WATER EROSION, CORE SAMPLING.

Subject Categories : Solid Wastes Pollution and Control
      Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE