Accession Number : ADA308292

Title :   Environmental Effects of Dredging. Potential Application of Geosynthetic Fabric Containers for Open-Water Placement of Contaminated Dredged Material.

Descriptive Note : Technical note,

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS

Personal Author(s) : Clausner, James ; Palermo, Michael ; Banks, Don ; Palmerton, John

PDF Url : ADA308292

Report Date : MAR 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 19

Abstract : The purpose of this technical note is to summarize the present state of knowledge on the use of geosynthetic fabric containers (GFCs) for placing contaminated sediments in open water, describe their benefits and potential applications, and identify issues of concern. The purpose of this technical note is to summarize the present state of knowledge on the use of geosynthetic fabric containers (GFCs) for placing contaminated sediments in open water, describe their benefits and potential applications, and identify issues of concern.

Descriptors :   *ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT, *FABRICS, *CONTAMINATION, *DREDGED MATERIALS, *SEDIMENTS, *OPEN WATER, COST EFFECTIVENESS, EMPLACEMENT, WATER QUALITY, DREDGING, FINE GRAINED MATERIALS, GEOTEXTILES.

Subject Categories : Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
      Civil Engineering
      Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE