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Main Title Environmental Base and Management Study - Atchafalaya Basin, Louisiana.
Author Gagliana, Sherwood M. ; van Beek., Johannes L. ;
CORP Author Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge. Center for Wetlands Resources.;Washington Environmental Research Center, D.C.
Year Published 1975
Report Number EPA-68-01-1845; EPA-ROAP-21ARO-02; EPA/600/5-75/006;
Stock Number PB-259 948
Additional Subjects Water resources ; Flood control ; Economic development ; Atchafalaya Basin ; Runoff ; Irrigation ; Navigation ; Water supply ; Bed load ; Open channel flow ; Sedimentation ; Drainage ; Unsteady flow ; Flooding ; Tables(Data) ; Louisiana ; Water yield
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-259 948 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 245p
Abstract The report attempts to develop an alternative water management scheme for the Atchafalaya Basin. In the development of this scheme, the Basin is viewed as a product of the interaction between physical, chemical, biological, and human systems. Much emphasis is placed on the requirements for management of overflow swamp areas, which form the most productive biological resource of the Basin. Most essential to this type of environment is an annual influx of water from the adjacent stream channels through overbank flooding, unimpeded movement of inflowing water through the swamp, and drainage from the lower end. The major threat to the overflow swamp environment is the present influx of sediment, insufficient overbank flooding, and insufficient interior circulation.
Supplementary Notes (PC A11/MF A01)
NTIS Title Notes Socioeconomic environmental studies series.
PUB Date Free Form Feb 75
Category Codes 13B; 8H; 48B; 48G; 50B
NTIS Prices PC A11/MF A01
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 326632513
Origin NTIS
Type CAT