Accession Number : ADA292677
Title : Environmental Effects of Dredging: Wetlands Created for Dredged Material Stabilization and Wildlife Habitat in Moderate to High Wave-Energy Environments.
Descriptive Note : Technical notes,
Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS ENVIRONMENTAL LAB
Personal Author(s) : Allen, Hollis H. ; Shirley, Samuel O.
PDF Url : ADA292677
Report Date : MAY 1988
Pagination or Media Count : 11
Abstract : This note describes successful techniques for developing marsh on dredged material in moderate to high wave-energy environments defined below for habitat creation and substrate stabilization. Marsh creation is often much more economical and practical for dredged material stabilization than the more conventional riprap or revetment methods. Additionally, marsh development on dredged material often offers the advantage of creating wildlife and fisheries habitat, making dredged material disposal more acceptable to environmenta1 regulatory agencies and concerned citizens.
Descriptors : *WETLANDS, *HABITATS, *WILDLIFE, *DREDGING, STABILIZATION, SUBSTRATES, ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT, DISPOSAL, FISHERIES, DREDGED MATERIALS, RIPRAP.
Subject Categories : Biology
Solid Wastes Pollution and Control
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE