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Title: Geochemical fingerprinting of sediment sources associated with deposition in the Calcasieu Ship Channel
Authors: Perkey, David W.
Priestas, Anthony M.
Boyd, Brandon M.
Corbino, Jeffrey M.
Moores, Lee C.
Keywords: Lake Charles (La.)
Mexico, Gulf of
Channels (Hydraulic engineering)
Sediment transport
Sedimentation and deposition
Publisher: Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Technical Note (Regional Sediment Management Program (U.S.)) ; no. ERDC/TN RSM-20-5
Abstract: This Regional Sediment Management Technical Note (RSM-TN) demonstrates how geochemical fingerprinting techniques were used to distinguish probable sediment sources to the Calcasieu Ship Channel (CSC). These methods were applied to sediment samples collected from suspected source areas identified in past sediment budget studies. The techniques can be used by managers and stakeholders to make more informed decisions on best practices for managing sediment and mitigating sediment deposition within the channel.
Description: Technical Note
Gov't Doc #: ERDC/TN RSM-20-5
Rights: Approved for Public Release; Distribution is Unlimited
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