Assessment Document:

The Assessment Report of Delaware's Inland Bays/Atlantic Ocean Basin is provided on this Compact Disc.  The entire document is available in Adobe Acrobat format (with or without the maps) as are each of the individual sections and maps.   The graphic links allow users to install Adobe Acrobat Reader (version 5.0), browse the CD, or open the PDF files if the Acrobat Reader is already installed.  Click on the open folder icon to browse the document directory.  Click on the text icon to open the Acrobat (PDF) file containing only the text, or click on the text and graphic icon to open the Acrobat (PDF) file containing both the text and the related maps.  For the maps, a graphic icon is available to open an image (JPG) file.

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        Title Page, Acknowledgements, Contents

        Chapter 1:


        Chapter 2:

                        Section 1 - Physiography

                        Section 2 - Water Resources

                        Section 3 - Habitat & Habitat Modifications

                        Section 4 - Wetlands

                        Section 5 - Living Resources

                        Section 6 - Ocean Issues

                        Section 7 - Contaminants

                        Section 8 - Recreation

                       Section 9 - Land Use and Population

        Chapter 3:

                        Major Issues and Associated Recommendations


        Maps: (pdf files) (jpeg images)

                        Map 1.2-1 Inland Bays/Atlantic Ocean Basin Watersheds

                        Map 2.1-1 Surficial Geology

                        Map 2.1-2 Subsurface Geology

                        Map 2.1-3 Columbia Aquifer & Manokin Formation Structure Contours

                        Map 2.1-4 Ground-Water Recharge Potential

                        Map 2.1-5 Indian River Inlet Shoreline Change

                        Map 2.1-6 Lewes/Cape Henlopen Shoreline Change

                        Map 2.1-7 Rehoboth Beach Shoreline Change

                        Map 2.1-8 Dewey Beach Shoreline Change

                        Map 2.1-9 Bethany Beach Shoreline Change

                        Map 2.1-10 South Bethany Shoreline Change

                        Map 2.1-11 Fenwick Island Shoreline Change

                        Map 2.1-12 Soil Types

                        Map 2.1-13 Soil Erodibility

                        Map 2.2-1 Locations of Public, Irrigation, Industrial, and Domestic Wells

                        Map 2.2-2 Total Suspended Solids

                        Map 2.2-3 Chlorophyll a

                        Map 2.2-4 Total Nitrogen

                        Map 2.2-5 Total Phosphorus

                        Map 2.2-6 Dissolved Oxygen

                        Map 2.2-7 Iron Concentrations in Selected Wells

                        Map 2.2-8 Nitrate Concentrations in Selected Wells

                        Map 2.2-9 Chloride Concentrations in Selected Wells

                        Map 2.3-1 Dredged Areas

                        Map 2.3-2 Sensitive Habitat Areas

                        Map 2.4-1 Wetland Types

                        Map 2.4-2 Drainage Ditch Areas

                        Map 2.7-1 Known and Potential Nutrient Sources

                        Map 2.7-2 Septic System Locations

                        Map 2.7-3 Septic System Suitability

                        Map 2.7-4 Known and Potential Chemical Sources

                        Map 2.8-1 Recreation Sites

                        Map 2.9-1 1992 Land Use/Land Cover                       

                        Map 2.9-2 1997 Land Use/Land Cover

                        Map 2.9-3 State Investment Strategy

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