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impact of dredged holes on oxygen demand in the Lower Bay, New York harbor

Scott M. Swartz

impact of dredged holes on oxygen demand in the Lower Bay, New York harbor

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Published by Marine Sciences Research Center, State University of New York in Stony Brook, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • New York.
    • Subjects:
    • Submarine topography -- New York (State) -- New York.,
    • Dredging -- New York (State) -- New York.,
    • Biochemical oxygen demand.,
    • Harbors -- New York (State) -- New York.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Scott M. Swartz and Boudewijn H. Brinkhuis.
      SeriesSpecial report / Marine Sciences Research Center, State University of New York ;, 17, Special report (State University of New York at Stony Brook. Marine Sciences Research Center) ;, 17.
      ContributionsBrinkhuis, Boudewijn H., New York Sea Grant Institute.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGC83.2.N48 S92 1978
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 80 p. :
      Number of Pages80
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3923625M
      LC Control Number81621120

      @article{osti_, title = {Evaluation of dredged material proposed for ocean disposal from Arthur Kill Project Area, New York}, author = {Gruendell, B D and Barrows, E S and Borde, A B}, abstractNote = {The objective of the bioassay reevaluation of Arthur Kill Federal Project was to reperform toxicity testing on proposed dredged material following current ammonia reduction : B.D. Gruendell, E.S. Barrows, A.B. Borde. Marina dredging is an annual activity for some marina operators, but only once in 10 years for others. If a marina needs dredged at least once every two years, the rule of thumb is that it makes more economical sense to buy a dredge rather than hire a dredge contractor each time. IMS Versi-Dredge for . ocean on the Continental Shelf in the New York Bight. The use of this area for disposal dates back to the mids. Since the New York Bight Dredged Material Disposal Site, also known as Mud Dump Site (MDS), was used for the dumping of sediments dredged from the Port of New York and New Jersey. Oxygen Demand of US Waterway Sediments1 G. Fred Lee and R. Anne Jones G. Fred Lee & Associates El Macero, CA ph , fx , em [email protected] Abstract During the mid*s, the federal Congress provided $30 million to the US Army Corps of.


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impact of dredged holes on oxygen demand in the Lower Bay, New York harbor by Scott M. Swartz Download PDF EPUB FB2

Overview. The Upper Bay is fed by the waters of the Hudson River (historically called the North River as it passes Manhattan), as well as the Gowanus is connected to Lower New York Bay by the Narrows, to Newark Bay by the Kill Van Kull, and to Long Island Sound by the East River, which despite the name, is actually a tidal provides the main passage for the waters of the.

The final tally for public and private investment to prepare the New Jersey and New York ports for 21 st century shipping totaled some $6 billion.

While dredging has been declared complete, other projects are still underway, like the $ billion job of raising the Bayonne Bridge over the Kill Van Kull to accommodate the air draft of neo.

According to Roger H. Gil man, director of port plan ning and development for the Port of New York Au thority, it was the trag edy that gave the. York Harbor Dredging on the Way zoom Starting in a few weeks, the US Army Corps of Engineers, New York harbor book England District, will be dredging sections.

Inthe depth of New York Harbor was between 10 and impact of dredged holes on oxygen demand in the Lower Bay feet. Today, the harbor is more than 50 feet deep. The change in the depth of one of the world’s largest natural harbors is the result.

The Mud Dump Site, and its environs, located nautical miles east of Highlands, New Jersey and nautical miles south of Rockaway, New York has historically been the major option for dredged material disposal since An average of million cubic yards of dredged material from NY/ NJ Harbor had been disposed in the ocean each year.

Housing a 27, square foot showroom, in water slips, and a boat dry stack storage building Dredge Harbor Boat Center LLC has grown from a sandpit to a acre marine facility selling thousands of pleasure boats to generations of boaters in the greater Philadelphia area. From New York Harbor’s Depths, Muck to Restore Islands in Jamaica Bay Shewen Bian, of the Army Corps of Engineers, at the restoration project site at.

The $ billion harbor deepening program is four separate authorized Corps projects: Kill Van Kull and Newark Bay Channels deepened from 35 to 40 feet from to and phase two from 40 to 45 feet from to ; the Port Jersey Channel deepened to 41 feet started in and some of that work was combined with a deepening to 50 feet.

The New York/New Jersey Harbor is located in a complex aquatic network created by three New York islands (Staten Island, Long Island and Manhattan) and the New Jersey shore; it encompasses numerous channels and several interconnected sub-bays ().It receives freshwater discharges from the Hudson, Raritan, Passaic and Hackensack rivers, which contribute to its complex hydrodynamics and heavy Cited by: NEW HAVEN - Morris Cove residents were happy Wednesday to hear that high on the list of options for disposal of the material dredged from New Haven Harbor would be to fill the borrow pit they.

to the metropolitan New York area, Oyster Bay and Cold Spring Harbor supports an extensive recreational fishery, of regional significance. The Oyster Bay Harbor/Cold Spring Harbor complex is also widely renowned as one of the most important oyster producing areas in New York State, producing approximately 90% of the State’s oyster harvest.

"New York Harbor is the principal entrance by water to New York City and the surrounding ports. The harbor is divided by The Narrows into Lower Bay and Upper Bay. The Battery, the southern tip of Manhattan, is at the junction of East River and Hudson River. WEST LONG BRANCH – The Monmouth University Urban Coast Institute (UCI) has received a $4 million grant from the New Jersey Department of Transportation to work with the Hudson River Foundation and other partners to study sediment contamination levels in New York/New Jersey Harbor.

The research will focus on navigation channels that are periodically dredged by the U.S. New York/New Jersey Harbor Contaminant Assessment and Reduction Project.

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) is attempting to reduce toxic chemicals in New York Harbor.

This work is being done under the Contamination. Demir, H. () Effects of dredge holes on th e shoreline change in the Black Sea. M.S. Thesis, Civil Eng. Dep., Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey 13 Demir et al.

At that time, the New York Harbor U.S. Congressional Act of established that the Supervisor of New York Harbor had the authority to grant permits for ocean disposal (Williams, ). Due to shoaling off Coney Island, the dredged material disposal location was moved in to a point one-half mile south and eastward of Sandy Hook Lightship.

The first limited regulation was provided by the Supervisor of New York Harbor Act ofwhich empowered the Supervisor (a U.S. Navy line officer) to prevent the illegal deposit of obstructive and injurious materials in New York Harbor, its,adjacent and tributary waters, and Long Island Sound.

our efforts and disseminate information on the state of the Upper New York Bay. Background Water quality data of the New York Harbor has been collected by New York City sinceslightly over years (NYC DEP, ). The data have served to help monitor the ecological health of the New York Harbor over the years.

During Estuary Week in September ofthe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, took to the waters within the New York Harbor Estuary and hosted a.

Source: Dredged Material Management Plan-Port of New York & State of New Jersey, US Army Corps of Engineers, New York District. Volume (left) The relative volumes of sediments dredged in every Army Corps District that recorded a cumulative total of two million or more cubic yards of dredge activity between and The impact of dredged holes on oxygen demand in the Lower Bay, New York Harbor, Special Rep ReferenceMarine Sciences Research Center, SUNY, Stony Cited by: Works.

The site is designated for disposal of dredged material from the Brunswick Harbor area. Between andapproximately 38 million cy of dredged material has been disposed in the Brunswick ODMDS. Disposal volumes since are listed in Table 1.

Based on a February Savannah District bathymetric survey, the capacity of the site. NOAA’s latest edition of Chart – New York Harbor will enable ships, barges, ferries, and recreational vessels to navigate more safely through New York Harbor.

One of the world’s largest natural harbors, and the busiest on the Eastern Seaboard, New York Harbor suffered damages from Post Tropical Cyclone Sandy in October   Dredging of the Savannah Harbor is now halfway complete according to the U.S.

Army Corps of Engineers. The Corps says about 20 miles of “outer” harbor (from Fort Pulaski to the ocean have now been dredged.) The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) is seen as vital for the economy in terms of the Port of Savannah. The New York–New Jersey Harbor Estuary, also known as the Hudson-Raritan Estuary, is in the Mid-Atlantic states of New Jersey and New York on the East Coast of the United system of waterways of the Port of New York and New Jersey forms one of the most intricate natural harbors in the world.

The harbor opens onto the New York Bight in the Atlantic Ocean to the southeast and Long. The high sediment oxygen demand makes oxygen harder to come by in these sediments and creates truly harsh living conditions.

By the end of the study, this sediment oxygen was markedly improved; in fact, the new oxygen demand in Boston Harbor was similar to clean : Kari t. As part of an ongoing feasibility study on dredging a deeper channel into Blue Hill Harbor, the Army Corps of Engineers had five test holes dug on October 12 by M.E.

Astbury and Son. The holes were strategically placed to ensure that contaminants were “not dominant,” Blue Hill Selectman Jim Schatz said at an October 14 meeting.

Port Engineering, Volume 1: Harbor Planning, Breakwaters, and Marine Terminals [Bruun, Dr. Per] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Port Engineering. Following is the third and final set of answers from John Cronin, director and chief executive of the Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries and a senior fellow for environmental affairs at Pace University.

He has responded to readers’ questions about General Electric’s project to remove PCBs from the Hudson River. We are no longer accepting questions for this feature.

The impact of dredged holes on oxygen demand in the Lower Bay. Marine Sciences Research Center, State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY, New York Harbor, p.

NY Harbor SEALs Revision Number: 03 J 4 Abstract Industrial and domestic waste in the Upper New York Harbor, part of the Hudson River Estuary, is the primary cause for poor water quality. The continuous discharge of pollutants into the Harbor over many years adversely affects many commercially and ecosystemically valuable.

In an effort to tailor the national Green Book, EPA Region 2 and USACE New York District developed a regional implementation manual for New York/New Jersey Harbor entitled "Guidance for Performing Tests on Dredged Material Proposed for Ocean Disposal.".

Plan Execution in New York Harbor Deepening Projects Jeff Snyder SeaVision Underwater Solutions. Construction Phase • Current Dredged Material Separation Plans • Contractor dredges to refusal with environmental Dredged Material Separation Plan Execution in.

It was a projected $8 million disposal area to serve as a repository for dredged materials from pier slips and harbor channels throughout Hampton Roads. Covering an area of 2, acres, it was designed to fill local needs for a period of 22 years but it is still in use today through an excellent management program and new technologies.

New York/New Jersey Harbor is estimated to havedirectly related jobs with a combined payroll of $ billion. With this economic background, the need to get a better understanding of toxics in the harbor became apparent to the governors of both New York and New Jersey and to the Port Authority of New York/New Jersey.

The author would like to thank Bob Blama of Baltimore District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for giving access to two primary dredging references: John Huston’s book, Hydraulic Dredging, published by Cornell Maritime Press and Dr.

Harold Kanarek’s book, Mid Atlantic Engineers: A history of the Baltimore District, published by the. Tidal Hydrodynamics and Bedload Transport in a Shallow, Vegetated Harbor (Stony Brook Harbor, Long Island, New York): A Modeling Approach with Management Implications A Thesis Presented by Nickitas Georgas to The Graduate School in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Marine Environmental Science State.

Sediment Oxygen Demand Sediment Oxygen Demand()_AF.R4 Effective Date: J 1 General Information Purpose The purpose of this procedure is to document both general and specific procedures, methods and considerations to be used and observed when conducting sediment oxygen demand (SOD) and nutrient exchange (NUTX) studies.

Oystering was as integral to New York Harbor’s identity as the Statue of Liberty. The waters of the city and New Jersey boasted more thanacres of oyster beds spread throughout the harbor, its bays and estuaries, the lower Hudson and. Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook.

If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF.Prior to the deepening project, the limiting water depth at the New York Harbor navigation channel was meters (45 feet), severely constricting the new generation of container ships, which requires a minimum of meters (50 feet) navigable water depth.The two harbors that regularly dredge, Santa Cruz Harbor and Moss Landing Harbor, dispose the bulk of their dredge sediments within the MBNMS.

Inas stated in the MBNMS Final Environmental Impact Statement/ Management Plan, the dredging needs of Santa Cruz Harbor were on the order of removal oftocubic yards of sand per year.