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Title: A method for simulating sedimentation of fish eggs to generate biological effects data for assessing dredging impacts
Authors: Wilkens, Justin L.
Suedel, Burton C.
Keywords: Dredging--Environmental aspects
Sedimentation and deposition
Dredging Operations and Environmental Research Program (U.S.)
Publisher: Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Technical Note (Dredging Operations and Environmental Research Program (U.S.)) ; no.ERDC TN-DOER-E41
Abstract: Purpose: The purpose of this technical note is to describe a methodology for generating and evaluating the effects of sedimentation caused by dredging on aquatic species, including the effects of burial on emergence of fish larvae from eggs. This methodology has wide applicability for evaluating sedimentation originating from dredging activities, as well as other causes of sedimentation (e.g., agricultural practices, storm events, tidal flows).
Description: Technical Note
Gov't Doc #: ERDC TN-DOER-E41
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited
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