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Title: Fluid mud survey investigations at the Calcasieu Lake Entrance Channel, Louisiana
Authors: Teeter, Allen M.
Keywords: Dredging Research Program (U.S.)
Fluid mud
Calcasieu Lake (La.)
Bathymetric survey
Publisher: U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station
Series/Report no.: Technical Note (Dredging Research Program (U.S.)) ; no.Technical Note DRP-2-08
Abstract: This technical note describes fluid mud conditions encountered at the Calcasieu Lake (Louisiana) Entrance Channel during intrusive bathymetric surveys and related investigations. The occurrence of fluid mud in navigation channels is poorly documented, but is known to cause rapid shoaling and special problems for conventional acoustic survey methods. The Calcasieu Entrance Channel is significant in these respects because fluid mud layers are thick and require large-volume dredging to maintain channel conditions.
Description: Technical Note
Gov't Doc #: Technical Note DRP-2-08
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited
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