Accession Number : ADA292612

Title :   Environmental Effects of Dredging. Techniques for Reducing the Costs of Sediment Evaluation.

Descriptive Note : Technical notes,

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

Personal Author(s) : Higgins, Todd R.

PDF Url : ADA292612

Report Date : FEB 1988

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : This note summarizes recommendations for reducing the costs of sediment evaluation developed by attendees of the Sediment Evaluation Cost Reduction Working Group meeting held 15-19 June 1987 at the Holiday Inn, Vicksburg, Miss. Attendees were representatives of the Federal, State, and international agencies and private concerns and each was considered to be an expert in his field. The Working Group meeting was held under the auspices of the Dredging Operations Technical Support (DOTS) Program. Recommendations contained herein are readily applicable to the sediment evaluation phase of dredging operations. (AN)

Descriptors :   *COST EFFECTIVENESS, *DREDGED MATERIALS, *SEDIMENTS, TEST AND EVALUATION, MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL, DECISION MAKING, CHEMICAL CONTAMINATION, COST ANALYSIS, ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT, WASTE DISPOSAL, WASTE MANAGEMENT, DREDGING, CORE SAMPLING.

Subject Categories : Solid Wastes Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE