Effects of Reservoir Management on Establishment of Riparian and Wetland Vegetation in Northeastern Washington
The effects of various reservoir pool management scenarios on the establishment of riparian and wetland vegetation in arid regions of the Pacific Northwest are discussed. This study quantifies...

Projecting Customers Using a GIS Land Use Forecasting Model
The Salt River project originally developed the Land Use Forecasting Model to understand the pattern of urbanization of agricultural and desert land in metropolitan Phoenix. The model...

Three-Dimensional Nonlinear Analysis of a Wooden Structure with Base Subsidence
A heavy rain caused a famous Chinese ancient wooden structure to suffer serious base subsidence. In order to deal with the base subsidence of the valuable structure, a joggle model and...

Planning for Electronic Toll Collection
With major plans for toll plaza expansion to accommodate growing patronage, the Florida Turnpike had to consider options for reducing future right-of-way acquisition and still provide...

High Speed Rail: An Alternative Route to Preserve Quality of Life in the Northwest
The impacts of population growth threaten quality of life in the Pacific Northwest. Existing transportation systems cannot meet projected demand nor special needs of an aging society....

Land Use Planning and HSGT Station Development: The Maglev Grand Terminal/International Drive Experience
In 1996, the Future arrives in Orange County, Florida. It is the ribbon cutting ceremony for the high-tech, high-speed ground transportation magnetic levitation train, connecting the Orlando...

Maglev Utilization of Interstate Highway and Railroad Rights-of-Way
Government officials and transportation industry experts have proposed that existing highway and railroad rights-of-way could be utilized effectively to host maglev guideway route alignments....

Condemnation & Florida's Rapid Rail Transportation
High Speed Rail Transportation Projects, (HSRT) whether initiated by private interests or government, almost always require the use of eminent domain proceedings or the threat of eminent...

Local, State and Federal Approvals in Developing High Speed Rail Systems in the U.S.
The implementation of high speed ground transportation systems in the United States will require numerous reviews and approvals at the local, state and federal levels. It is important...

Depositional Sediment on Intertidal Marshes Near Terrebonne Bay and Atchafalaya Bay, Louisiana
The net transport of inorganic sediment through tidal bayous and dispersal into adjacent marsh systems are considered important contribution to marsh accretion. Marsh habitats are dependent...

Processes Affecting Coastal Wetland Loss in the Louisiana Deltaic Plain
Nowhere are the problems of coastal wetland loss more serious and dramatic than in the Mississippi River deltaic plain region of south-central Louisiana. In that area, rates of shoreline...

Marsh Submergence vs. Marsh Accretion: Interpreting Accretion Deficit Data in Coastal Louisiana
The apparent imbalance between relative sea-level rise and vertical marsh accretion is frequently cited as a major factor in the problem of wetland loss in Louisiana. Rates of relative...

State Planning Mandates and Coastal Management
This paper examines the impacts of state requirements for local comprehensive plans on local governments' management of coastal development. Comparison of local plans, planners' commitment...

Duck Soup: Resolving Resource Conflicts at Rush Ranch
Land use conflicts are intensifying as population grows and habitat shrinks. Differences between duck hunters, cattle ranchers, bird watchers and a half dozen state and local agencies...

Subsidence Properties of Holocene Sediments: S. La.
As part of a comprehensive USGS-sponsored study of processes that drive subsidence and wetland loss in south Louisiana, two continuously cored deep borings (60 m and 72 m) were acquired...

Method for Understanding the Characteristics of Coastal Zones from Historical and Geographical Viewpoints
Through this model investigation of the Miura Peninsula, it was found that collection of various kinds of coastal zone geographical information in the format of a CZCT is useful for understanding...

Dock Master Planning in Coastal South Carolina
The rising population of coastal South Carolina has lead to an increasing demand for water access structures such as private docks. In order to comprehensively review the impacts of large...

Strategies for Estuarine Management: Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
In 1990, FDNR initiated the development of a strategic plan that identified significant resource threats to the Rookery bay estuary, and five primary resource management strategies in...

A First Look Back at the San Francisco Estuary Project
This paper presents an initial retrospective look at the San Francisco Estuary Project (SFEP) from the standpoint of the senior author, who was involved in the project as a consulting...

Coastal Restoration: Louisiana's Saving Grace
Louisiana loses an estimated sixty-five square kilometers of coastal wetlands per year. In response to this loss, the Coastal Restoration Division of the Louisiana Department of Natural...

 

 

 

 

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