Toronto Takes Off
Travelers using Toronto's Pearson International Airport will soon be passing through a new, state-of-the-art terminal, the centerpiece of a 10-year airport redevelopment project....

Toronto's Tunnel Solution (Available in the Geoenvironmental Special Section only)
The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), one of the largest public transportation systems in North America, carries more than 1,000,000 commuters a day. The TTC's tunnels had...

Applying Ecological Criteria for Stream Biota and an Impact Flow Model for Evaluating Sustainable Urban Water Resources in Southern Ontario

A Hydrological Study in Minesing Swamp, Ontario

Underground Construction for Toronto's Subway Expansion

Air Pollution Trends and Controls in North America: Los Angeles, Mexico City and Toronto

Full Use of Arching in Deck Slabs (Available only in Structural Engineering Special Issue)
The use of arching concrete deck slabs allows engineers to safely reduce the amount of reinforcement at a significant overall cost savings. Engineers with the Ministry of Transportation...

Feasibility of Modeling Phosphorus Dynamics in Stormwater Wetlands
This research, underway at the University of Guelphs School of Engineering, studies the feasibility of modeling phosphorus assimilative capacity by stormwater wetlands in cold climates....

Managing Great Lakes Water Levels: An International Partnership
During this century, the levels of two of the Great Lakes have been regulated; Lake Superior since 1921 and Lake Ontario since 1960. The regulation is directed by the International Joint...

A Process Unit Based Approach to Media-Integrated Waste Minimization: A Paint Manufacturing Case Study
Research conducted at the School of Engineering, University of Guelph, has developed a media-integrated waste minimization plan for a major Ontario paint and coatings manufacturer. The...

Decision Support
A number of factors have combined to make a computer-based decision support system (DSS) for power system operations attractive to Great Lakes Power Limited (GLP), a private utility that...

Life Extension of Transmission Lines at Ontario Hydro

Wider Ride to the Rainbow
Engineers on the project to widen the entrance to the Rainbow Bridge between New York and Ontario let the aesthetics of the Niagara Falls setting dictate their design decisions. The challenge...

Management of Water Resources in North America III
Anticipating the 21st Century
This proceedings, Management of Water Resources in North America III, contains fourteen of the papers presented and discussed at the Third...

Lake Ontario Regulation Utilizing an Expert System Approach Constrained by Interest Satisfaction Relationships
Mass balance of historic and predicted total basin supplies to Lake Ontario forms the basis of an Expert Systems model constrained by interest satisfaction (IS) relationships. The IS Model...

Microsurfacing Urban Pavements
A European maintenance technique called microsurfacing can add years to the service life of cracked, ravelled pavements--with minimal interruption to traffic and for less than half the...

Innovative Instrumentation for a Physical Model of River Ice Transport
Large physical models often require the use of innovative instrumentation and measurement techniques. Hydraulic models that attempt to simulate the effects of stationary ice covers put...

Interactive Models for the Regulation of Lake Ontario
Extensive studies are underway to improve the regulation of Lake Ontario. These studies not only involve the inclusion of factors and interest groups not previously considered, but also...

The Regulation of Lake Ontario During the Spring of 1993; a Period of Record Supplies
A wet summer in 1992 and record water supplies to Lake Ontario during early 1993 resulted in very high levels on the lake. Actions by the International St. Lawrence River Board of Control...

A Wind Driven Lake Circulation Finite Element Model for the Upper St. Marys River
The hydrodynamics of the Upper St. Marys River is simulated by a three dimensional steady state finite element model. The rigid lid and hydrostatic pressure assumptions are used in the...

 

 

 

 

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