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dc.contributorUnited States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Norfolk District.-
dc.contributor.authorBoland, Robert A.-
dc.descriptionMiscellaneous Paper-
dc.descriptionAbstract: The existing comprehensive fixed-bed model of James River was used to determine the effects of the proposed westward extension of the present Craney Island dike on surface flow patterns, velocities adjacent to the levees, salinities in the adjacent flats, and tidal heights. The test results consist of comparable measurements of tide heights, current velocities, and salinities for existing and proposed conditions. An analysis of the results of the model tests led to the conclusions that the proposed westward extension of the present Craney Island disposal area using either of two dike alignments tested would have no significant effects on local current velocities, salinities, or tidal heights. Also, the spoil area expansion would have minimal and insignificant effects on other factors influencing the local environment, with the obvious exception that the portion of the river bottom within the limits of the proposed disposal area expansion would be removed.-
dc.publisherHydraulics Laboratory (U.S.)-
dc.publisherEngineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)-
dc.relation.ispartofseriesMiscellaneous paper (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station) ; H-72-8.-
dc.rightsApproved for public release; distribution is unlimited.-
dc.sourceThis Digital Resource was created from scans of the Print Resource-
dc.subjectCraney Island Dike-
dc.subjectCurrent velocity-
dc.subjectHydraulic models-
dc.subjectSpoil disposal-
dc.subjectHampton Roads-
dc.subjectWaste disposal area-
dc.subjectDredging spoil-
dc.titleEffects of proposed extension of Craney Island Disposal Area on tides, currents, and salinities : hydraulic model investigation-
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