Questions about dredging and dredged material disposal in Long Island Sound / edited by J. R. Schubel, W. M. Wise, J. Schoof ; prepared by H. J. Bokuniewicz ... [et al.].
PublisherMarine Sciences Research Center, Stony Brook University
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SubjectDredging -- Long Island Sound (N.Y. and Conn.).
Dredging -- Environmental aspects -- Long Island Sound (N.Y. and Conn.).
Dredging spoil -- Long Island Sound (N.Y. and Conn.).
National Sea Grant Program -- New York Sea Grant Institute.
Abstractfrom introduction, ". . .Dredging is the removal of submerged materials by hydraulic or mechanical means. Dredging is most commonly used to create or maintain waterways or to gather materials (often sand and gravel) for fill, construction aggregate, or other commercial purposes. Dredging is necessary to maintain the depth of many shipping channels and of the water adjacent to many docking facili ties , including t hose used to support recreational boating and commercial fishing. . ."
Description136 p. : ill, maps. ; 22 cm. Bibliography.
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