Moving Society's Wastes Through the Coastal Zone

by Henry S. Marcus, MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA,
Maurice A. Glucksman, MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastal Zone '85


This paper considers the use of incinerator ships for the destruction of liquid hazardous waste. Needless to say, such a system requires movement of wastes through the coastal zone. This paper presents a brief description of a normative planning process (in the opinion of the authors) for such a disposal system.

Subject Headings: Waste management | Coastal environment | Ocean engineering | Incineration | Water pollution | Recycling | Systems engineering | Ships

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