Accession Number:

ADA361346

Title:

Evaluation of Dredged Material Plumes - Physical Monitoring Techniques

Descriptive Note:

Technical note

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1998-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

18.0

Abstract:

Information on the extent and nature of suspended-sediment plumes generated by dredge activities is necessary to enhance understanding of technical issues including sediment transport processes and associated environmental concerns. This technical note reviews recent suspended-sediment plume monitoring projects and evaluates various techniques used to monitor suspended-sediment plumes, including several emerging techniques. Recommendations are provided on techniques for various monitoring requirements.

Subject Categories:

  • Solid Wastes and Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE