Accession Number : ADA314591

Title :   Environmental Effects of Dredging, Technical Notes.

Descriptive Note : Technical notes.

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

PDF Url : ADA314591

Report Date : AUG 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : Biomagnification of Contaminants in Aquatic Food Webs as a Result of Open-Water Disposal of Dredged Material ; Fate of Dredged Material During Open-Water Disposal; Engineering Considerations for Capping Subaqueous Dredged Material Deposits-Background and Preliminary Planning; Engineering Considerations for Capping Subaqueous Dredged Material Deposits-Design Concepts and Placement Techniques; Monitoring Dredged Material Consolidation and Settlement at Aquatic Disposal Sites; Computerized Database for Interpretation of the Relationship Between Contaminant Tissue Residues and Biological Effects in Aquatic Organisms; Use of Daphnia Magna to Predict Consequences of Bioaccumulation; Simplified Approach for Evaluating Bioavailability of Neutral Organic Chemicals in Sediment; A Procedure for Determining Cap Thickness for Capping Subaqueous Dredged Material Deposits; Acoustic Tools and Techniques for Physical Monitoring of Aquatic Dredged Material Disposal Sites; Contaminant Modeling; Use of Seabed Drifters for Locating and Monitoring Dredged Material Placement Sites.

Descriptors :   *WATER, *CONTAMINANTS, *AQUATIC ORGANISMS, *DREDGED MATERIALS, DATA BASES, MONITORING, TOOLS, CHEMICALS, NEUTRAL, PHYSICAL PROPERTIES, SITES, ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT, EMPLACEMENT, COMPUTER APPLICATIONS, ACOUSTICS, RESPONSE(BIOLOGY), DISPOSAL, SIMPLIFICATION, DREDGING, SEDIMENTS, OPEN WATER, MAGMA.

Subject Categories : Ecology
      Civil Engineering
      Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE