Accession Number : AD1037440

Title :   Introduction to Using Native Plant Community on Dredge Material Placement Areas

Descriptive Note : Technical Report

Corporate Author : US Army Engineer Research and Development Center CEERD-IS-L Vicksburg United States

Personal Author(s) : Bailey,Pamela ; Estes,Trudy ; Bourne,Scott ; Sekoni,Tosin ; Price,David

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Report Date : 01 May 2017

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : This Engineering With Nature (EWN) Technical Note (TN) is the first in a series concerning the use of vegetation in Dredge Material Placement Areas (DMPA), including Confined Disposal Facilities (CDF), to achieve specific operational, engineering, and ecological benefits. Establishment of native plant communities within DMPA and CDF offers several advantages in terms of sustainability and cost.

Descriptors :   dredging , AQUATIC PLANTS , DIKES , DATABASES , geographic information systems

Subject Categories : Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE