Accession Number : ADP005484

Title :   Long-Term Monitoring of CE Habitat Development on Dredged Material Sites, 1974-84.

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

Personal Author(s) : Landin,Mary C. ; Newling,Charles J.

Report Date : MAR 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : Over the past 11 years, seven dredged material sites located in US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station (WES). Wetland sites are located at Windmill Point in the James River, Virginia; Buttermilk Sound in the Altamaha River, Georgia; Drake Wilson Island in Apalachicola Bay, Florida; Bolivar Peninsula in Galveston Bay, Texas; Salt Pond 3 in south San Francisco Bay, California; and Miller Sands Island in the Columbia River, Oregon. Upland sites are located at Nott Island in the Connecticut River, Connecticut; Bolivar Peninsula; and Miller Sands. In addition, four dredged material sites developed by Corps Districts are being monitored informally at other site visits. Southwest Pass at the mouth of the mouth of the Mississippi River, Louisiana (New Orleans District), are wetland sites only; Gaillard Island in lower Mobile Bay, Alabama (Mobile District), and Pointe Mouillee in western Lake Erie, Michigan (Detroit District), are both wetland sites.

Descriptors :   *DREDGING, DREDGED MATERIALS, ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT, HABITABILITY, ECOLOGY

Subject Categories : Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE