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Title: Lockwoods Folly Numerical Circulation Study
Authors: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Wilmington District.
Evans, Robert A.
Keywords: Streamflow
Lockwoods Folly Inlet, North Carolina
Lockwoods Folly River, North Carolina
Numerical models
Numerical modeling
Numerical hydrodynamic modeling
Water quality management
Publisher: Hydraulics Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Technical report (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station) ; HL-92-2.
Description: Technical Report
Abstract: The region around Lockwoods Folly River and Inlet, North Carolina, has experienced increased development in the past 50 years. In addition, the inlet has been changed by the addition of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIW). There have been concerns that the circulation is not sufficient to maintain good water quality. These concerns led the US Army Corps of Engineers to conduct an investigation to determine the effect of the AIW on overall circulation patterns. The technical approach for this investigation was built upon the TABS -MD finite element modeling system. The two-dimensional model for hydrodynamics was first validated to limited prototype data, then used in conjunction with the transport model to predict the changes in tracer levels between the base condition and three plan conditions.
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