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dc.contributor.authorClarke, Douglas G.-
dc.contributor.authorFredette, Thomas J.-
dc.contributor.authorImsand, Dewayne.-
dc.descriptionInformation Exchange Bulletinen_US
dc.description.abstractIntroduction: Dredged material has been placed at numerous sites in the offshore waters of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Great Lakes. Much effort has been invested in monitoring programs to determine the physical and biological consequences of these operations. The typical monitoring program is geared toward detecting detrimental environmental effects that were identified as potential concerns during the planning and site selection process. Seldom has any attention been given to the potential beneficial aspects of offshore disposal, although the Corps of Engineers and other agencies are demonstrating that habitat and biological resource benefits can result from well planned disposal operations. Marsh, mangrove, seagrass, and oyster reef habitat creation or rehabilitation are examples of the types of beneficial-use options being explored for shallow waters. Similar beneficial uses of dredged material in offshore waters present a more formidable challenge.en_US
dc.publisherEnvironmental Laboratory (U.S.)en_US
dc.publisherEnvironmental Effects of Dredging Program (U.S.)en_US
dc.publisherDredging Operations Technical Support Program (U.S.)en_US
dc.publisherEngineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesEnvironmental Effects of Dredging information exchange bulletin;D-88-5-
dc.rightsApproved for public release; distribution is unlimited.-
dc.sourceThis Digital Resource was created from scans of the Print Resource.-
dc.subjectDredging spoilen_US
dc.subjectEnvironmental effectsen_US
dc.titleCreation of offshore topographic features with dredged materialen_US
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