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Impacts to Historic Properties in Drawdown Zones at Corps of Engineers Reservoirs

Author(s): Robert A. Dunn

Year: 1996

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This report deals with the nature and occurrence of impacts to historic properties along the shorelines and in the drawdown zones of Corps of Engineers reservoirs. It presents the survey questionnaire responses obtained from all Corps Districts and describes the management practices observed in field visits to nine Corps reservoirs. This report describes the scope of the "drawdown problem" and the variety of adverse impacts from erosion, biochemical effects, and vandalism. An overview of previous research to counteract these impacts is also presented.

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Impacts to Historic Properties in Drawdown Zones at Corps of Engineers Reservoirs. Robert A. Dunn. Technical Report ,EL-96-7. Vicksburg, MS: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Waterways Experiment Station. 1996 ( tDAR id: 391852) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8WD42RT


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min long: -102.261; min lat: 30.827 ; max long: -71.235; max lat: 46.559 ;

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Sponsor(s): US Army Corps of Engineers

Permitting Agency(s): Environmental Impact Research Program

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