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


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/1037440.pdf


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
      Ecology


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE