Protecting the Great Lakes: Asking the Right Questions

Wet Weather Issues in Receiving Systems: Can a Pendulum Swing Upstream?

Restoration of Wetland Ecosystems: A Challenge to Our Nation's Civil Engineers

Developing Design Parameters for Constructing Ecologically Functional Marshes Using Dredged Material in Galveston Bay, Texas

Applying Sustainable Development
Experts hoping to lessen the harsh effects of development on Earth's ecosystem have turned to the concept of sustainable development. Engineers are finding old ways to put...

National Water Resources Regulation
Where is the Environmental Pendulum Now?
This proceedings, National Water Resources Regulation - Where is the Environmental Pendulum Now?, presents papers from the Specialty Conference...

Project on Contaminations-Radiation-Ecosystems-Health in Russia
We would like to discuss with you a project that we are currently developing, doing research upon and completing. In our report we represent the the following: - a few experimental data...

Ecological Risk Assessment of Proposed Deep Geologic Disposal of High-Level Nuclear Waste in Canada
Using population dynamic models of moose and brook trout, and assuming topographic, hydrographic and other habitat features typical of the Canadian Shield in Ontario, we have estimated...

Nonmarket Economic Values for Salmon and Wildlife Resources
Until recently, resource economists primarily focused on measuring the direct net value of fish and wildlife resources, when analyzing management options. And the technical literature...

Developing an Ecosystem Approach for Restoration of the Bay of Quinte
Author describes the ecosystem approach that has been utilized for the restoration of the Bay of Quinte. Brief description of the study area is presented. Various problems such as bacterial...

Ecological Considerations in Groundwater Management
A wide variety of potential effects of groundwater management on terrestrial vegetation and aquatic biota are described and illustrated with examples from California....

Ecological Costs of Urban Expansion in a Mangrove Ecosystem: A Case Studied
On Santa Catarina Island in southern Brazil, mangrove systems are found along about 14.7% of this coast. These areas, although declared by legislation as 'Permanent Preservation Areas',...

Free the Elwha|
The Elwha River flows northward from the middle of Washington's Olympic Peninsula to the Strait of Juan de Fuca. As a coastal river basin, it was once home to all five species of Pacific...

Natural Resource Problem Solving: an Interdisciplinary Approach in Coastal Louisiana
Ecological issues such as coastal wetland loss cannot be adequately addressed by experts in any one particular discipline. After extensive consultation with wetland users and regulators,...

Washington State Coastal Erosion Management Strategy
The shores of Washington's inland coast - Puget Sound - undergo chronic and episodic erosion and landsliding. The problem is not nearly so great here as elsewhere in the U.S.A., but what...

Recovery of Shoreline Ecosystems Following the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill and Subsequent Treatment
High-pressure, hot-water washing was evaluated as one of several countermeasures for cleaning oiled shorelines. This was the primary treatment method for nearly all treated shorelines...

People and Resources Within the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary
South Louisiana's geographic complex is a product of two discrete ingredients: one natural and the other cultural, or human. Relief, soils, landforms, rocks, vegetation, climate, and other...

Methods to Assess Ecological Risk Used at Superfund Mega-Sites
This paper presents a variety of approaches that have been used (or are proposed) to address the potential ecological risks posed by contaminant releases from Superfund mega-sites. The...

Management of a Continental Shelf Ecosystem
The ecological system of the Mississippi-Alabama continental shelf is highly diverse and productive and contains unique natural features worth preserving. This system is intimately bound...

Florida's Marine Turtle Protection Program: Seeking Solutions
The State of Florida is attempting to assist in the recovery of endangered and threatened marine turtles. This paper describes the multi-leveled approach being utilized to address threats...

 

 

 

 

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