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Author Canter, Larry W., author.

Title Environmental impact of water resources projects / by Larry Canter
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (369 pages)
Series CRC revivals
CRC revivals
Document (Susitna Hydroelectric Project) ; no. 3068. AkARLIS
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; PREFACE; CONTENTS; Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION; Object and Scope of This Book; Organization of This Book; Impacts of Water Resources Projects and Operations; Impacts of Types of Pollutants; Describing the Affected Environment; Impact Prediction and Assessment; Methodologies for Impact Assessment and Decision-Making; Additional Issues and Information; Summary; Selected References; Chapter 2 ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STUDIES FOR DAMS AND RESERVOIRS; Impact Identification; Baseline Studies; Impact Prediction; Qualitative Approach; Simple Quantitative Approach
APPENDIX I: WATER QUANTITY/QUALITY IMPACT PREDICTION AND ASSESSMENTAPPENDIX J: BIOLOGICAL IMPACT PREDICTION AND ASSESSMENT; APPENDIX K: ESTUARINE IMPACT PREDICTION AND ASSESSMENT; APPENDIX L: GROUND WATER, NOISE, CULTURAL, VISUAL AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT PREDICTION AND ASSESSMENT; APPENDIX M: METHODOLOGIES FOR TRADE-OFF ANALYSES AND DECISION-MAKING; APPENDIX N: PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN WATER RESOURCES PLANNING; APPENDIX O: IMPACT MlTlGATlON MEASURES; APPENDIX P: RELATED ISSUES, AND INFORMATION (ACID RAIN, POST-EIS AUDITS, AND GENERAL REFERENCES); INDEX
Major Flow-altering ProjectsLand Creation Projects; Shoreline Projects; Summary; Selected Reference; APPENDIX A: IMPACTS OF IMPOUNDMENT PROJECTS; APPENDIX B: IMPACTS OF CHANNELIZATION PROJECTS; APPENDIX C: IMPACTS OF DREDGING PROJECTS; APPENDIX D: IMPACTS OF OTHER WATER RESOURCES PROJECTS; APPENDIX E: IMPACTS OF NONPOINT SOURCES OF POLLUTANTS ON WATER ENVIRONMENT; APPENDIX F: TRANSPORT AND FATE OF POLLUTANTS IN THE WATER ENVIRONMENT; APPENDIX G: BASELINE STUDIES OF THE WATER ENVIRONMENT; APPENDIX H: ENVIRONMENTAL INDICES AND INDICATORS
Quantitative Approach with Multi-factor ModelsImpact Assessment; Methodologies for Trade-Off Analyses and Decision-Making; Summary; Selected Reference; Chapter 3 ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STUDIES FOR CHANNELIZATION PROJECTS; Impact Identification; Impacts on Stream Flows; Impacts on Water Quality; Impacts on Aquatic Ecosystems; Impacts on Terrestrial Ecosystems; Baseline Studies; Impact Prediction; Qualitative Approach; Quantitative Mathematical Model Approach; Quantitative Physical Model Approach; Impact Assessment; Methodologies for Trade-off Analyses and Decision-making; Summary
Selected ReferenceChapter 4 ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STUDIES FOR DREDGING PROJECTS; Impact Identification; Dredging Technology; Impacts on the Area Being Dredged; Impacts from Open Water Disposal; Impacts from Land Disposal; Baseline Studies; Impact Prediction; Qualitative Approach; Quantitative Mathematical Model Approach; Quantitative/Qualitative Approach Based on Laboratory/Field Studies; Impact Assessment; Methodologies for Trade-off Analyses and Decision-Making; Summary; Selected References; Chapter 5 ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STUDIES FOR OTHER WATER RESOURCES PROJECTS; Irrigation Projects
Summary "This book discusses the environmental impact of water resources projects. Information from literature related to the implementation of studies on water resources projects such as dams and reservoirs, channelization, and dredging are summarized. Other topics covered are methodologies, transport, and decision-making."--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Hydraulic engineering -- Environmental aspects
Hydraulic structures -- Design and construction -- Environmental aspects
Hydraulic engineering -- Environmental aspects.
Hydraulic structures -- Design and construction -- Environmental aspects.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Hydraulics.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1351071807
1351080253
135108870X
1351097156
9781351071802
9781351080255
9781351088701
9781351097154
Other Titles Water resources projects