Accession Number:

ADA002659

Title:

Effects of Open-Water Disposal of Dredged Material on Bottom Topography Along Texas Gulf Coast.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MISS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

75.0

Abstract:

Analysis of hydrographic surveys of hopper dredge disposal areas in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Texas indicated that dumping at these sites had little effect on bottom topography. Apparently there are no defenitive, discrete mounds of dredged material formed as a result of open-water disposal.

Subject Categories:

  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE