AN EXAMINATION OF SOME PHYSICAL AND BIOLOGICAL IMPACTS OF DREDGING IN ESTUARIES

The report presents the major research achievements of the NSF-RANN dredging research group at Oregon State University during the first 10 months of its activity, February - November 1974. The research focused on four major topics: (1) the effects of dredging on estuarine systems, (2) the system properties of estuaries, (3) the ways in which estuarine research can be used effectively by user groups, and (4) the development of concepts and techniques for monitoring impacts of dredging and other alterations to estuaries. The various kinds of impacts discussed in the study include: Impacts of dredging and marine traffic; impacts of sediment turnover; impacts of sediment physical changes; impacts of turbidity; impacts of release of toxins from sediments.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Oregon State University, Corvallis

    Corvallis, OR  USA  97331
  • Authors:
    • Slotta, L S
    • Bella, D A
    • Hancock, D R
    • McCauley, J E
    • Sollitt, C K
  • Publication Date: 1974-12

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  • Pagination: 264 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00098504
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: NSF/RA/E-74-045
  • Contract Numbers: NSF-GI-34346
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 13 1975 12:00AM