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Title: Estuarine sediment budgets for Chesapeake Bay Tributaries
Authors: Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Regional Sediment Management (RSM) Demonstration Program (U.S.)
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Norfolk District
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Baltimore District
Herman, Julie D.
Keywords: Regional sediment management
Sediment budgets
Sediment transport
Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.)
Patuxent River, Maryland
York River (Va.)
Potomac River, Maryland
Publisher: Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Technical note (Coastal and Hydraulics Engineering (U.S.)) ; XIV-23.
Description: Coastal and Hydraulics Engineering Technical Note
Purpose: This Coastal and Hydraulics Engineering Technical Note (CHETN) summarizes estuarine suspended sediment budgets developed for several estuaries of the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland and Virginia (Herman and Friedrichs 2010). These sediment budgets provide better understanding of sediment transport patterns and pathways, and will aid in improving Regional Sediment Management (RSM) practices in the US Army Engineer Districts, Baltimore and Norfolk. Sediment budgets were calculated for the Patuxent River, Maryland; York River, Virginia; and a partial budget was developed for the Potomac River, Maryland.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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