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U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station

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Species profile wood stork (Mycteria americana) on military installations in the southeastern United States by John G Palis( Book )

32 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wood stork (Mycteria americana) is a large colonial wading bird that breeds in a variety of wetland habitats. Its current range extends from southern South Carolina through Florida and from Mexico to northern Argentina, but populations in the United States are disjunct from those in Mexico and Central America. Storks disperse after the nesting season; the postbreeding range formerly extended to Arkansas, Tennessee, and North Carolina but has been greatly reduced in recent years. The wood stork in the United States was Federally listed as endangered in 1984; it is State listed as endangered in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Typical nesting habitat consists of medium to large trees located in wetlands over standing water or on islands surrounded by open water. Storks nest at natural palustrine freshwater and estuarine sites and in artificial wetlands such as impoundments and dredged material islands. They forage in wetland habitats characteristic of the ecoregions in which nesting colonies are located. Foraging flocks of wood storks have been documented on at least six military installations in the southeastern United States. This report is one of a series of Species Profiles being developed for threatened, endangered, and sensitive species inhabiting plant communities in the southeastern United States. The work is being conducted as part of the Department of Defense (DoD) Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP). The report is designed to supplement information provided in plant community management reports for major United States plant communities found on military installations. Information provided on the wood stork includes status, life history and ecology, habitat requirements, impacts and causes of decline, habitat assessment techniques, inventory and monitoring, and management and protection
Species profiles : life histories and environmental requirements of coastal fishes and invertebrates (Pacific Northwest) by Dennis R Lassuy( Book )

28 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Species profiles are literature summaries of the taxonomy, morphology, distribution, life history, ecological role, and environmental requirements of coastal aquatic species. They are prepared to assist coastal managers, engineers, and biologists in the gathering of information pertinent to coastal development activities. The English sole is a major contributor to Pacific Northwest trawl fisheries and is used extensively in the fillet-of-sole trade. Spawning is usually most intense during winter, but occurs in all seasons. Temperature conditions before spawning and during the egg and larval stages are critical to subsequent year-class strength. Hatching success is apparently greatest at salinities and temperatures of 25-28 ppt and 8-9 C. Postlarvae settle in open-coast and estuarine areas. Densities of rearing juveniles are highest in lower estuaries. Growth may be inhibited at temperatures above 17.5 C. Emigration from nursery areas to deeper, sand-bottomed offshore areas occurs during late summer and fall. Juveniles and adults feed on a wide variety of benthic invertebrates. Female English sole grow faster and mature later (3-4 years) than males (2-3 years). Females are more susceptible to capture in the multi-species trawl fisheries that typify Pacific Northwest ground fishing. Keywords: Parophrys vetulus. (aw)
Larval fish and shellfish transport through inlets( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hydrogeomorphic classification for wetlands by Mark M Brinson( Book )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wetlands can be classified by methods that range from the use of commonly recognized vegetation or cover types, to systems based on hydrology, geomorphology, or some combination of the two. The classification presented here is based on the hydrogeomorphic functions of wetlands. There are three basic properties that are used to provide insight into wetland functions: 1. Geomorphic setting-The three categories are depressional, riverine, and fringe. Extensive peatlands constitute a separate category because of their unique topographic and hydrologic conditions. Depressional wetlands can be open or closed to surface flows, and can be tightly or loosely connected to groundwater flows. Riverine wetlands range from those associated with steep to low gradient streams and are represented by floodplains. Fringe wetlands are sea level or lake level controlled. Peat lands normally initiate their development in depressions. If peat lands develop beyond the original depression, they can create their own unique geomorphic settings. Each of these four types roughly corresponds with limited combinations of water sources and hydrodynamic conditions
An introduction to risk and uncertainty in the evaluation of environmental investments by Charles E Yoe( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Civil Works program has historically evolved and changed to meet the changing needs and priorities of the Nation. Two relatively recent changes in the Corps' program are of particular interest in this report. They are the increased emphasis on environmental outputs of existing and new projects and the increasing use of risk and uncertainty analysis in the Corps' decision-making processes. The trends toward greater emphasis on environmental outputs and more use of risk and uncertainty analysis began at different times and for different reasons. Now, as environmental activities are routinely undertaken by planning, operations, engineering and construction divisions throughout all Corps districts and risk and uncertainty analyses have reached a level of maturity and acceptance, there is a confluence of these two trends. The national interest in risk and uncertainty analysis had its genesis in the analysis of environmental risk analysis in the late 1960s. The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) is generally credited with beginning the interest in risk and uncertainty analysis. It stands to reason therefore, that now that the Corps' involvement in environmental activities is reaching a critical mass, the Corps should begin to introduce techniques of risk and uncertainty analysis into its decision process in order to improve the quality of decisions. Introducing risk and uncertainty analysis to the Corps' environmental activities is a new initiative. It will require personnel to learn a few new tricks. But the introduction of risk and uncertainty analysis to this area of endeavor will not impose new significant burdens on analysts or managers
Stability of dolos and tribar overlays for rehabilitation of stone-armored rubble-mound breakwater and jetty trunks subjected to breaking waves by Robert D Carver( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An experimental model investigation was conducted to obtain design guidance for dolos overlays used to rehabilitate tribar-armored rubble-mound breakwater and jetty trunks subject to breaking waves. It was concluded that: a. The stability coefficient is independent of sea-side structure slope for slopes of 1V on 1.5H and 1V on 2H. B. Stability showed some dependency on both d/L and H/d with minimum stability occurring at the lower values of d/L and higher values of H/d, i.e. longer wave periods in shallower water. c. The minimum stability coefficient observed significantly exceeds that obtained for new construction. Keywords: Armor units, Breakwaters, Jetties, Rubble mound. (jes)
Technical report - Federal Construction Council by Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)( )

in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No.1: Underfloor duct distribution systems. no.2: Soil compaction for buildings. no.3: Survey of building and heavy construction engineering studies and investigations by federal agencies. no.4: Foundation piling; a survey of practice. no.5: Engineering studies and investigations relevant to building and heavy construction by federal agencies
Dredging research( )

in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evaluating cover systems for solid and hazardous waste by R. J Lutton( Book )

4 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ground-water flow patterns and water budget of a bottomland forested wetland, Black Swamp, eastern Arkansas by Gerard J Gonthier( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pressuremeter and its marine applications : second international symposium by J.-L Briaud( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"ASTM Publication Code Number (PCN) 04-950000-38. - "A symposium sponsored by ASTM Committee D-18 on Soil and Rock [and] Minerals Management Service/Technology Assessment and Research Program and U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, held at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas. - Includes bibliographical references and indexes. - Electronic reproduction; W. Conshohocken, Pa; ASTM International; 2011; Mode of access: World Wide Web; System requirements: Web browser; Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions
Quaternary geology of the Lower Mississippi Valley by Roger T Saucier( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Abstract: this comprehensive, two-volume synthesis, the first in 50 years, is aimed at a multidisciplinary audience concerned with multiple aspects of water resources engineering and natural and cultural resources management. It presents at a scale of 1:250,000 the distribution of environments of deposition as compiled from more than 30 years of detailed geologic mapping, as well as a new interpretation and delineation of the eroded suballuvial surface. A detailed interpretation of the evolution of the alluvial valley and deltaic plain is presented and illustrated by a series of 13 paleogeographic reconstructions. The chronology of valley events is based on stratigraphic relationships and radiometric age determinations but relies heavily on archeological evidence. The geologic processes and controls that affect the entire region include continental glaciations, climate, sea level variations, tectonics and diapirism, and subsidence. Both erosional and depositional landscapes are represented, and the lithology, soils, and geotechnical properties of the latter are presented in narrative and tabular form for the principal fluvial, lacustrine, eclian, deltaic, and deltaic-marine environments. Discussions of neotectonics in the region focus on the New Madrid Seismic Zone, and a section of the synthesis addresses special engineering considerations such as groundwater occurrence, mass movements, river meandering, and long-term stability."--Publisher's website
A guidebook for application of hydrogeomorphic assessments to riverine wetlands( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The report outlines an approach for assessing wetland functions in the 404 Regulatory Program as well as other regulatory, planning, and management situations. The approach includes a development and application phase. In the development phase, wetlands are classified into regional subclasses based on hydrogeomorphic factors. A functional profile is developed to describe the characteristics of the regional subclass, identify the functions that are most likely to be performed, and discuss the characteristics that influence how those functions are performed. Reference wetlands are selected to represent the range of variability exhibited by the regional subclass in the selected reference domain, and assessment models are constructed and calibrated by an interdisciplinary team based on reference standards and data from reference wetlands. Reference standards are the conditions exhibited by the undisturbed, or least disturbed, wetlands and landscapes in the reference domain. The functional indices resulting from the assessment models provide a measure of the capacity of a wetland to perform functions relative to other wetlands in the regional subclass. The application phase of the approach, or assessment procedure, includes the characterization of the wetland, assessing its functions, analyzing the results of the assessment, and applying them to a specific project. The assessment procedure can be used to compare project alternatives, determine the impacts of a proposed project, avoid and minimize impacts, determine mitigation requirements or success, as well as other applications requiring the assessment of wetland functions
Wildlife community habitat evaluation using a modified species-area relationship by Richard L Schroeder( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These general guidelines for developing wildlife community habitat models will provide Corps field biologists with an improved understanding of applications of the principles of community ecology. These guidelines meet the need of the field biologist under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act to prevent or mitigate for habitat impacts to wetlands by aiding in the assessment of models to evaluate wildlife community habitat value under different spatial scales. This document provides guidance on using species-area relationships to develop wildlife community habitat models. Establishing clear wildlife resource objectives is important prior to model development. Different measures of species richness can be used to meet different objectives. Species-area curves can be used independently or with either spatial or habitat modifiers. The use of spatial or habitat modifiers improves the power of the species-area relationship in predicting species richness. Limitations of using the species-area relationship include the possibility of overlooking the value of small areas for certain species and the difficulty in considering the effects of regional dynamics on species richness
Wildlife community habitat evaluation : a model for deciduous palustrine forested wetlands in Maryland by Richard L Schroeder( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The species richness of forest interior birds, reptiles, and amphibians in deciduous palustrine forested wetlands is influenced by habitat conditions within the forest and the spatial arrangement of forest tracts within the surrounding landscape. Habitat fragmentation is a major determinant of species richness and composition in these forests. The model predicts richness from an evaluation of habitat and spatial variables, with the highest levels of richness assumed to be found in mature, unfragmented forested wetland tracts. The spatial variables in the model can be assessed with remotely sensed data and analyzed with geographic information systems software. A test of the tract portion of the model revealed positive correlations between the spatial model variables and forest interior bird richness from 18 eastern forest Breeding Bird Census plots
Floristic index for establishing assessment standards : a case study for Northern Ohio by Barbara K Andreas( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The purpose of this report was to adapt the existing Wilhelm method (Swink and Wilhelm 1979, 1994) for evaluating the reference standard for species occurrences at reference wetlands and other vegetated habitats as a method to evaluate natural places by providing a floristic quality assessment index. This report contains a floristic checklist that is applicable to 31 counties in northern Ohio. The quality index ratings presented here are intended to both assist regional efforts to establish reference standards for species occurrence in wetlands and evaluate natural places in this region. The modem native flora of northern Ohio is composed of a mixture of taxa that became established after the melting of the last Wisconsinan ice advance, about 16,000 BP (Goldthwait 1959). The native flora of this part of glaciated Ohio resulted from (a) the northward migration of species that survived south of the glacial moraine (Delcourt and Delcourt 1981), (b) the establishment in suitable habitats of northern plants that had migrated southward into Ohio in front of the glacial advance, (c) the eastward extension of prairie plants and plants more typical of drier areas that occurred during the Xerothermic Period 8,000 - 5,000 years BP (Benninghoff 1964), and (d) the westward migration of coastal species via eastward drainage channels that formed in the St. Lawrence lowlands as the ice front retreated (Andreas 1989)
Ethnicity, race, and outdoor recreation : a review of trends, policy, and research by James H Gramann( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Differences in outdoor recreation behavior of ethnic groups has been the subject of research in the United States for more than 30 years. This report reviews the social science literature describing ethnic and racial differences in recreation and leisure behavior and summarizes the national policy context for that research. Major sections of the review included demographic trends in the ethnic and racial composition of the United States; national ethnic policy as reflected in the statutes and regulations of the United States, including two recent executive orders that are especially relevant to ethnicity, race, and outdoor recreation; a review of current research programs on ethnicity and recreation in the major Federal recreation resource management agencies; overview of major research issues in studies of ethnicity and recreation and recent applications of recreation ethnicity research to policy and program development, planning, and operations in Federal and State resource management agencies
Cumulative impact analysis of wetlands using hydrologic indices by John M Nestler( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to make informed decisions concerning cumulative impact analysis of wetlands, the Corps of Engineers Districts and other wetlands professionals need data often not directly available. Cumulative impact assessment of wetlands includes relating historic patterns of flow, derived from the stream's flow record, to changes in the watershed associated with that stream. Harmonic analysis and time-scale analysis were applied to selected stream records to ascertain their potential for describing cumulative impacts. The study area chosen included selected streams in the White River basin, Arkansas/Missouri. The Cache River received particular emphasis because a significant amount of information was readily available concerning it and its surroundings. Daily flow values were retrieved from each of the streams. Using nonlinear, harmonic analysis as well as time-scale analysis (a technique adapted from fractal geometry) to reveal the time-dependent patterns in the respective samples, the results were compared decade-by-decade to discern changes in the historic, seasonal patterns. Other streams in the White River basin were analyzed in the same manner and compared with the Cache River, noting historic changes in land use and stream regulation. The study identifies methods with the potential to differentiate historic time frames in which disruptions were likely to have occurred
Documentation of UCODE : a computer code for universal inverse modeling by Eileen P Poeter( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summary of capabilities by Waterways Experiment Station (U.S.)( Book )

3 editions published between 1963 and 1976 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.). Waterways Experiment Station

U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station

U.S. Army Waterways Experiment Station

United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Waterways Experiment Station

United States. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station

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US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station

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