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The Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) River National Water Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program study

ACF-NAWQA References and Background Information

References cited on ACF NAWQA web pages

  • Benke, A.C., 1990, A perspective on America's vanishing streams: Journal of the North American Benthological Society, v. 9, p. 77-88.
  • Brown, R.B., Hornsby, A.G., and Hurt, G.W., 1991, Soil ratings for selecting pesticides for water quality goals: University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Circular 959, 4 p.
  • Caldwell, R.E., and Johnson, R.W., 1982, General soil map of Florida: U.S. Department of Agriculture and University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and Agricultural Experiment Stations, Soil Science Department, map.
  • Chapman, M.J., Milby, B.J., and Peck, M.F., 1993, Geology and ground-water resources of the Zebulon, Georgia area: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 93-4161, 27 p.
  • Cherry, R.N., Faye, R.E., Stamer, J.K., and Klechner, R.L., 1980, Summary of the River-Quality Assessment of the Upper Chattahoochee River Basin, Georgia: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 811, 47 p.
  • Clark, W.Z., and Zisa, A.C., 1976, Physiographic map of Georgia: Georgia Geological Survey SM-4, reprinted 1988,, scale 1:2,000,000.
  • Copeland, C.W., 1968, Geology of the Alabama Coastal Plain: Geological Survey of Alabama Circular 47, 97 p.
  • Cressler, C.W., Thurmond, C.J., Hester, W.G., 1983, Ground water in the greater Atlanta region, Georgia: Georgia Geologic Survey Information Circular 63, 144 p.
  • Elder, J.F., Flagg, S.D., and Mattraw, H.C., Jr., 1988, Hydrology and ecology of the Apalachicola River, Florida: A summary of the River Quality Assessment: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 2196, Chapter D, 44 p.
  • Gebert, W.A., Graczyk, D.J., and Krug, W.R., 1987, Average annual runoff in the United States, 1951-80: U.S. Geological Survey Hydrologic Investigations Atlas HA-710, scale 1:7,500,000, 1 sheet.
  • Georgia Water Quality Control Board, 1971a, Chattahoochee River basin study: Atlanta, Ga., Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division, unnumbered report, 206 p.
  • Hajek, B.F., Gilbert, F.L., and Steers, C.A., 1975, Soil associations of Alabama: Auburn, Ala., U.S. Department of Agriculture and Agricultural Experimental Station, Agronomy and Soils Department Series no. 24, 30 p.
  • Hirsch, R.M., Alley, W.M., and Wilber, W.G., 1988, Concepts for a National Water-Quality Assessment Program: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1021, 42 p.
  • Lapham, W.W., Wilde, F.D., and Koterba, M.T., 1995, Ground-water data-collection protocols and procedures for the National Water-Quality Assessment Program: Selection, installation, and documentation of wells, and collection of related data: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-398, 69 p.
  • Leahy, P.P., Rosenshein, J.S., and Knopman, D.S., 1990, Implementation plan for the National Water-Quality Assessment Program: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 90-174, 10 p.
  • Leitman, H.M., Sohm, J.E., Franklin, M.A., 1983, Wetland hydrology and tree distribution of the Apalachicola River f lood plain, Florida: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 2196, Chapter A, 52 p.
  • Leitman, S.F., Ager, Lothian., and Mesing, Charles., 1991, The Apalachicola Experience: environmental effects of physical modifications for navigation purposes in The Rivers of Florida, Livingston, R.J. [ed.]: New York, N.Y., Springer-Verlag p. 223-246.
  • Livingston, R.J, 1992, Medium-sized rivers of the Gulf Coastal Plain in Biodiversity of the Southeastern United States, Hackney, C.T., Adams, S.M., and Martin, W.H. [eds.]: Aquatic Communities, p. 351-385.
  • Maslia, M.L, and Hayes, L.R., 1988, Hydrogeology and simulated effects of ground-water development of the Floridan aquifer system, southwest Georgia, northwest Florida, and southernmost Alabama, U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1403-H, 71 p.
  • McFadden, S.S., Perriello, P.D., 1983, Hydrogeology of the Clayton and Claiborne Aquifers in Southwestern Georgia: Georgia Geologic Information Circular 55, 59 p.
  • Miller, J.A., 1986, Hydrogeologic framework of the Floridan aquifer system in Florida and parts of Georgia, Alabama, and South Carolina: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1403-B, 91 p.
  • Miller, J.A., 1990, Ground-water atlas of the United States, segment 6, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina: U.S. Geological Survey Hydrologic Investigations Atlas 730-G, 28 p.
  • National Research Council, 1990, A review of the U.S. Geological Survey. National Water Quality Assessment Pilot Program: Washington, D.C., National Academy Press, 153 p.
  • Perkins, H.F., and Schaffer, M.E., 1977, Soil associations and land use potential of Georgia soils: Athens, Ga., U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station, University of Georgia, scale 1:750,000.
  • Radtke, D.B., Buell, G.R., and Perlman, H.A., 1984, West Point Lake, Chattahoochee River, Alabama-Georgia, April 1978-December 1979: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Water Quality Management Study Technical Report COESAM/PDEE-84/004, 527 p.
  • Scott, J.C., 1990, Computerized stratified random site-selection approaches for design of a ground-water-quality sampling network: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 90-4101, 109 p.
  • Torak, L.J., Davis, G.S., Strain, G.A., and Herndon, J.G., 1993, Geohydrology and evaluation of water-resource potential of the Upper Floridan Aquifer in the Albany area, southwestern Georgia: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 2391, 59 p.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1985, Florida-Georgia stream milage tables with drainage areas: Mobile, Ala., U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 233 p.
  • U.S. Geological Survey, 1986, Hydrologic events and surface-water resources in National Water Summary: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 2300, 506 p.
  • Utley, F.L., and Hemperley, M.R. [eds.], 1975, Placenames of Georgia, essays of John H. Goff: Athens, Ga., University of Georgia Press, 495 p.
  • Wharton, C.H., 1978, The natural environments of Georgia: Georgia Geologic Survey Bulletin 114, 227 p.

References for overview and for background information

  • American Water Resources Association, 1991, Reallocation of water storage in Lake Lanier issue paper: American Water Resources Association, Georgia Section, 6 p.
  • Anderson, J.E., and Gianessi, L.P., 1995, Pesticide use in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River basin: The National Center for Food and Agricultural Policy, Washington, D.C., 22 p., appendices.
  • Bethea, S.S., 1996, Daunting task: Keeping the River: Georgia Journal, v. 16, no. 1, p. 62.
  • Cook, Joe,and Cook, Monica, 1996, Song of the Chattahoochee: Georgia Journal, v. 16, no. 1, p. 18-30.
  • Georgia Water Quality Control Board, 1971a, Chattahoochee River basin study: Atlanta, Ga., Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division, unnumbered report, 206 p.
  • Hall, M.W., 1995, The ACF Basin: A model for sustainability?: in Ivey, O. M., and Lawes, George (eds.), Georgians on sustainability: The Institute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, and Georgia Environmetal Organization, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia, p. 120-137.
  • Montgomery, Robert, 1993, Living Waters... Endangered Waters: A special report on and American River by Anglers for Clean Water, Inc.: Living Waters, 28 p.
  • Seabrook, Charles, 1988, Death by pollution--Atlanta's waste choking the life out of West Point Lake: The Atlanta Journal /The Atlanta Constitution, Sunday, October 23, 1988, A1 and A10.
  • Seabrook, Charles, 1991, Raw sewage still flowing as plans languish--City's efforts to halt spills are criticized: The Atlanta Journal /The Atlanta Constitution, Sunday, November 24, 1991, A1 and A15.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1984, 1984 Water assessment for the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin (Main Report): U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Executive Summary, v. 1, 88 p.

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