17th Annual Meeting of the ASSMR, June 11-15, 2000, Tampa, Florida

Table of Contents

Native Vegetation Establishment and Management

Developing Seed Sources of Florida Native Upland Grass Species
S. L. Pfaff, C. Maura, Jr.
p 1-5

Seeding Two Native Grasses on Reclaimed Phosphate Minedlands
S. L. Pfaff, M. A. Gonter
p 6-12

Testing the Efficacy of Seed and Plant Transfer by Topsoil Augmentation on Reclaimed Phosphate-Mined Uplands
N. J. Bissett, R. A. Garren, V. D. Nair, K. M. Portier, D. G. Graetz, D. S. Segal
p 13-34

Soil Conditions and Plant Establishment on Reclaimed Phosphate-Mined Uplands
V. D. Nair, N. J. Bissett, K. M. Portier, D. A. Graetz, D. S. Segal, R. A. Garren
p 35-48

Responses of Two Native and Two Non-Native Grasses to Imazapic Herbicide on Phosphate Mined Lands in Florida
R. A. Kluson, S. G. Richardson, D. B. Shibles, D. B. Corley
p 49-57

Bay Swamp Reclamation Techniques-Florida Phosphate Mines
F. Gaines, M. Cotter, C. Frey
p 58-70

Mine Water Quality and Drainage

Problems Associated with Selenium Leaching from Waste Shale
G. F. Vance
p 71-82

Ecotoxicological Impacts of Acid Mine Drainage in Streams of Increasing Order in the Powell River Watershed, Virginia
D. J. Soucek, D. S. Cherry, R. J. Currie, H. A. Latimer, C. E. Zipper
p 83-90

Identification and Analysis of Acid Mine Drainage Sources in the Black Fork Sub-Watershed
J. A. Kocsis, B. J. Stuart
p 91-97

Changes in Water Quality in Deckers Creek from 1974 to 1999
J. Stewart, J. Skousen, J. Gorman
p 98-108

Bioremediation of Groundwater Contaminated by Phosphate Mining and Extraction: A New Approach Using Indigenous Sulfate-Reducing Bacteria
J. M. Whitmer, James A. Saunders
p 109-115

Mine-Induced Ground Movements and Stabilization

Extraction Ratio in Thin Seams Assuring No Surface Subsidence
K. F. V. Unrug, R. Sweigard, M. Nombe
p 116-125

Protection Measures Against Mine Subsidence Taken at a Building Site
G. G. Marino, M. Gamal
p 126-136

Investigation of Surface Effects from Mine Subsidence in Mountainous Terrain
C. DeRossett
p 137-143

Comparison Between Predicted and Observed Subsidence Along a Buried Waterline Mined Under by a Longwall Panel
K. K. Kohli, L. Uranowski
p 144-147

Longwall Mining Under a Public Lake and Wildlife Refuge: Planning for Subsidence Impacts
D. Barkley
p 148-158

Poster Session

The Use of Coal Combustion By-Products to Remediate Phosphate Wastes
A. G. Kim, M. Dahlberg, G. Kazonich
p 159

Investigation of Biosolids and Limestone in a Pilot-Scale Vertical Flow Passive Treatment System
T. P. Danehy, M. Enright, C. Cooper, J. Plesakov, M. Dunn
p 160

Continuing Effectiveness of a Vertical Flow System in the Treatment of Dissolved Aluminum-Bearing Mine Drainage
M. H. Dunn, J. Plesakov, T. VanDyke, D. DeNicola, M. Stapleton, G. Watzlaf, C. D. Cooper, T. Danehy, R. Hedin
p 161

Integrative Bioassessment Techniques to Predict Ecotoxicological Impairment by Acid Mine Drainage
T. S. Schmidt, D. J. Soucek, D. S. Cherry, R. J. Currie, H. A. Latimer, G. C. Trent
p 162-169

Plant Regeneration of Creeping Bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium (Michx.) Nash Var. Stoloniferum (Nash) J. Wipff) via Somatic Embryogenesis
T. Chakravarty, J. G. Norcini, J. H. Aldrich, R. S. Kalmbacher
p 170

The Relationship Between Compaction and Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity of Post-Mine Soils in East Texas
A. K. Barth, L. R. Hossner
p 171

Kenneth L. Schellie, A Landscape Architecture Reclamation Pioneer
J. B. Burley, A. M. Bauer
p 172-177

The Design of an Evapotranspiration Landfill Cover for a Semiarid Site
P. E. McGuire, J. A. England
p 178-187

Influence of Flue Gas Desulfurization Material (FGD) on Water Quality in an Abandoned Deep Mine
M. O. Lamminen, J. Wood, H. W. Walker, Y. Chin
p 188

Prediction of Height of Taxodium Distichum Trees on Different-Aged Phosphate-Mined Wetland Reclamation Sites
P. M. Wallace, M. Batts, J. Wester
p 189

Prescribed Fire and Herbicide Modify Soil Processes During Barrens Ecosystem Restoration
C. Rhoades, T. Barnes, B. Washburn
p 190

Reforestation of Mined Lands

Evaluating Reclamation Success for Slow Growing Forest Ecosystems
A. M. Wagner, J. T. Harrington
p 191-196

Forest Restoration at Dogleg Branch Phosphate-Mined and Reclaimed Land, Florida
A. F. Clewell, J. P. Kelly, C. L. Coultas
p 197-204

Forest Productivity and Woody Species Diversity on Pre-SMCRA Mined Land
J. A. Rodrigue. J. A. Burger
p 205-225

Performance of Three Pine Species After Eleven Years on Pre- and Post-Law Mined Sites in Virginia
J. A. Burger, J. L. Torbert, S. S. Schoenholtz, R. E. Kreh
p 226-230

The U.S.D.I. Office of Surface Mining (OSM) Initiatives Related to Reforestation of Mined Land
K. C. Vories
p 231-235

Treatment of Mine Drainage

Evaluation of Two Open Limestone Channels for Treating Acid Mine Drainage
A. W. Rose, F. J. Lourenso
p 236-247

The Effectiveness of Utilizing Passive Treatment Systems for Acidic Leachate Discharges in Western Maryland
A. M. Brookens, T. W. Schmidt, W. L. Branch
p 248-261

Long-Term Performance of Alkalinity-Producing Passive Systems for the Treatment of Mine Drainage
G. R. Watzlaf, K. T. Schroeder, C. Kairies
p 262-274

Bench-Scale Passive Treatments of Heavy Metals, Smolnik Mine, Slovakia
J. J. Gusek, T. R. Wildeman, V. Jasko
p 275-282

The Development of Passive Minewater Treatment in Neath and Port Talbot, South Wales
C. M. Ranson, N. Reynolds, A. C. Smith
p 283-292

An Update on the Winding Ridge Demonstration Project for the Beneficial Use of CCBS Reduce Acid Formation in an Abandoned Underground Mine
L. Rafalko, P. Petzrick
p 293-309

Computer Applications

Enhanced Computer Software Applications for Mining and Reclamation
W. L. Joseph
p 310-316

Computer Applications for Hydrologic Analysis in Mining and Reclamation
P. T. Behum, Jr., S. C. Parsons
p 317-329

The Illinois Experience with Electronic Permitting
D. R. Spindler, R. Druhot
p 330-333

Application of Global Positioning System to Bond Forfeiture Reclamation Projects
R. A. Welsh, Jr.
p 334-339

The Use of GPS and GIS in Documenting Subsidence Impacts from Longwall Mining
L. Uranowski, T. Mastrorocco
p 340-344

Ecosystem and Wildlife Habitat Restoration/Reclamation

An Evaluative Methodology for Reclamation Achievement & Technology
R. N. Humphries
p 345-352

Restoring an Ecological and Hydrological System at an Open Pit Copper Mine in Northern Wisconsin
T. C. Hunt
p 353-366

The Role of Mining Companies in Mammal Conservation: A Western Australian Perspective
S. D. Anstee
p 367-375

Biodiversity and Mineral Extraction in the United Kingdom: A Biological Action Plan
R. N. Humphries, P.J. Horton, R. Foster
p 376-385

Assessing Wildlife Usage of Reclaimed Phosphate-Mined Lands and Unmined Lands
E. D. McCoy, R. Kluson, C. Keller, H. R. Mushinsky
p 386-396

Vertebrate Utilization of Reclaimed Habitat on Phosphate Mined Lands in Florida: A Research Synopsis and Habitat Design Recommendations
J. H. Kiefer
p 397-411

Treatment Wetlands

Alkalinity Generation and Metals Retention in Vertical-Flow Treatment Wetlands
R. W. Nairn, M. N. Mercer, S. A. Lipe
p 412-420

Enhanced Phosphorus Sorption Capacity with Treatment Wetland Iron Oxyhydroxides
C. J. Evenson, R. W. Narin
p 421-426

Preliminary Investigation of Influent Distribution in a Vertical Flow System
D. Peart, C. Cooper
p 427-437

Rehabilitating Mine Tailings Water Using Constructed Wetlands
A. D. O'Sullivan, D. A. Murray, M. L. Otte
p 438-445

Evaluation of a Constructed Wetland Treatment of Acid Mine Drainage in Southeastern Ohio
J. A. Kocsis, B. J. Stuart
p 446-450

Factors Affecting Performance of Successive Alkalinity-Producing Systems
C. R. Jage, C. E. Zipper, A. C. Hendricks
p 451-458

Planning, Design, and Regulatory Issues

Information Technology Tools for Estimating Costs of Surface Mining Reclamation
M. E. Reid, J. R. Craynon
p 459-466

Integrating the Design Process into Reclamation Planning and Design
J. B. Burley
p 467-471

Erosion Control and Use of Stream Restoration Principles in the Design of Channels and Diversions
K. L. Myers
p 472-486

Achieving Approximate Original Contour in Mountain Top Mining
M. J. Superfesky
p 487-492

Current Technologies to Resolve Blasting Related Citizen Complaints
K. K. Eltschlager
p 493-500

Innovative Uses of Mined Lands: Case Study of the Southeast County Landfill Hillsborough County, Florida
L. E. Ruiz, S. Carpenter-van Dijk
p 501-510

Mine Soil Characterization and Development

Change in Morphological Properties of a Prime Land Soil Reclaimed in 1979
R. I. Barnhisel, R. B. Gray
p 511-519

Soil Fertility Assessment from Initial Chemical Analysis of Copper Mine Tailings, Ducktown, Tennessee
J. L. Branson, T. E. Cook, J. T. Ammons, V. C. Stevens
p 520-528

Copper Mine Tailing Reclamation Near Ducktown, Tennessee
T. E. Cook, J. T. Ammons, J. L. Branson, D. Walker, V. C. Stevens, D. J. Inman
p 529-536

Chemical and Physical Characteristics of Anthropogenic Hydric Soils on Mine Tailings in the Copper Basin, Tennessee
V. C. Stevens, J. T. Ammons, L. L. Branson, T. E. Cook, D. J. Inman
p 537-545

Soil Development on a Mountaintop Removal Mine in Southern West Virginia
K. A. Thomas, J. C. Sencindiver, J. G. Skousen, J. M. Gorman
p 546-556

Physical and Chemical Characteristics of Small Coal Refuse Piles
D. L. Brant, S. Sypolt, P. F. Ziemkiewicz, D. Growitz
p 557-567

Selected Chemical Characterization of Five Minesoil Profiles in Australia. Implications for Future Land Use
J. T. Ammons, R. R. P. Noble, J. L. Branson, D. S. Walker
p 568-573

Wetland Creation and Function

Establishment of Vegetation in Constructed Wetlands Using Biosolids and Quarry Fines
T. P. Danehy, R. L. Zick, F. J. Brenner, J. G. Chmielewski, M. H. Dunn, C. D. Cooper
p 574-583

Denitrification Rates and Associated Soil Characteristics of Wetlands Created on Oxidized and Reduced Mine Spoil in East Texas
D. Johns, H. Williams, K. Farrish
p 584-590

Anglogold H-Pit Mitigation Wetlands: Establishment & Successional Development on a Xeric Borrow Area
L. Gionet, W. R. Erickson, S. R. Viert
p 591-610

Soil Amendments and Productivity

Vadose Zone Water and Crop Response to Poultry Litter Application on Reclaimed Surface Mine Land
C. Ruiz-Diego, M. Collins, D. C. Ditsch, M. S. Coyne, J. H. Grove
p 611-619

Feasibility Study of Swine Manure Management on Reclaimed Surface Mine Lands
E. F. Bazen, R. A. Fleming, S. R. Workman
p 620-626

Properties of Fly Ash Used as a Topsoil Substitute in Mineland Reclamation
J. M. Gorman, D. K. Bhumbla, J. C. Sencindiver
p 627-643

High Values Crop Potential of Reclaimed Phosphatic Clay Soil
J. A. Stricker
p 644-654

Opportunities for Reclamation of Mined Lands in Ohio Using Coal Combustion By-Products
T. S. Butalia, W. E. Wolfe
p 655-664

Using Municipal Biosolids in Combination with Other Residuals to Restore a Vegetative Cover on Heavy Metal Mine Tailings
S. L. Brown, C. L. Henry, H. Compton, R. L. Chaney, P. DeVolder
p 665-670

Limestone Quarry Mine Reclamation Project at Medusa Cement Company, A Case Study
P. K. A. Harmon, J. B. Burley, A. Bauer
p 671-679

Hydrology

Hydrological Characterization of Overburden Spoil Deposits, Southwestern Indiana
G. A. Olyphant, P. Schoephoster, D. Harper
p 680-689

Mapping Hydrologically Significant Categories of Soil Deposits Across Broad Areas for Purpose of Land-Use Management, Warrick County, Indiana
D. Harper, P. Schoephoster, G. A. Olyphant
p 690-693

Parameter Optimization and Uncertainty Analysis of an Integrated hydrologic Model
K. Trout, M. Stewart, M. Ross, P. Tara
p 694-699

The Use of Mined Phosphate Lands to Expand Regional Water-Resources Availability on the West Coast of Florida
P. J. Schreuder, S. G. Richardson
p 700-709

Consolidation and Hydrology of Reclaimed Phosphatic Clay Settling Areas
W. R. Reigner, C. Winkler, III, M. A. Schwartz
p 710-718