Assessment of the Nearshore Zone at St. Marys Inlet, Florida
St. Marys Inlet connects Cumberland Sound from the Atlantic Ocean and actually forms the coastline border between Georgia and Florida. Drumstick shaped barriers are located to the north...

An Offshore Borehole Mining Experiment: Its Operational and Environmental Implications
The Continental Shelf Division of the Marine Minerals Technology Center (MMTC), conducted a miniborehole mining experiment offshore Georgia in June 1990. A remote placer drill developed...

Vulnerability of the U.S. to Future Sea Level Rise
The differential vulnerability of the conterminous United States to future sea level rise from greenhouse climate warming is assessed, using a coastal hazards data base. This data base...

The Gloryhole Approach to Increasing Dissolved Oxygen Content
Deep intakes at hydroelectric dams in southern states withdraw water that is oxygen deficient during summer months when reservoirs become stratified. The 'Gloryhole'...

Rocky Mountain Project Seepage Cutoff in Solutioned Limestone
The right abutment of the main closure dam for the Rocky Mountain Project required extensive treatment of deeply weathered shale and solutioned limestone to assure control of seepage and...

Rocky Mountain Project Power Tunnel Filling Test
The Rocky Mountain Project, a pumped storage development located in NW Georgia, is owned jointly by Oglethorpe Power Corporation and Georgia Power Company. Initial construction included...

Rocky Mountain Project—Probable Maximum Floods
Probable maximum floods (PMF's) were estimated for use in designing spillways for the lower reservoir main dam and two auxiliary pool dams at the Rocky Mountain pumped-storage...

Rocky Mountain Project—Overview
The Rocky Mountain Project, in Northwest Georgia, will be a three unit hydroelectric pumped-storage project with 850,000 kW installed in an above ground powerhouse. The gross water volumes...

A Decision Support System for Prediction of Crop Yield, Evapotranspiration, and Irrigation Management
Computer simulation models have been developed which predict growth, development, and yield for grain legumes. These models can be applied for yield prediction as well as water management...

Sensitivity Analysis of a Ground-Water-Flow Model
A sensitivity analysis was performed on 18 hydrological factors affecting steady-state groundwater flow in the Upper Floridan aquifer near Albany, southwestern Georgia. Computations were...

Biological and Physical Aspects of Dredging, Kings Bay, Georgia
This proceedings, Biological and Physical Aspects of Dredging in Kings Bay, Georgia, contains papers presented at Coastal Zone '91,...

Floating Fabric Over Georgia Dome
The 400,000 sq ft free-span roof cover the new $210 million Georgia Dome may look as festive as a circus tent. But next fall, when the 70,500-seat arena becomes the home of the Atlanta...

Case History of the Point Roberts Marina
This paper presents a fifteen year history of the design performance of the Point Roberts Marina. The 1,000 berth small craft harbor is located on the Strait of Georgia, immediately north...

Microtunneling MARTA
Microtunneling technology was used to provide temporary support for two transit tunnels that were part of the extension of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority system. This...

Atlanta Combined Sewer Overflows Present and Future

Industry Faces the Parking Problem
Parking structures are deteriorating; no land is available for new facilities; and employees have no other options for parking. The situation is a serious one, verging on disaster for...

New Wharf Covers Trident Submarines
The U.S. Navy's newer fleet of Trident-class submarines requires upgraded support facilities. Work has continued on expanding the base at Kings Bay, Georgia. The explosive...

Efficient Use of Water Supplies Through Cooperative River Management: The Atlanta Experience

Dredging Overview for Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base

Initial Apparent Failure Appears to be a Success at Tybee Island, Georgia

 

 

 

 

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