Optimal Region Aggregation with Shape Considerations in Spatial Optimization
The region aggregation (land acquisition) problem is discussed within the context of a regular grid matrix having representative cell indices or attribute values. Several optimization...

Evaluation of Runway Roughness for Fighter Jets
A new roughness evaluation procedure is needed, especially, when dealing with modern fighter jets. To this end, a comprehensive pilot attitude survey was conducted in Israel in order to...

Urban Development and APMs in Japan
Implementation of APMs in relation to urban development enlarges the freedom in planning land use and transportation facilities and expands its influence area. As a whole, APM expands...

Design and Construction of the Miami Metromover Extensions
Final design, right-of-way acquisition and construction of two extensions to the existing Downtown Miami Automated People Mover, known as the Metromover, began in September 1989. Millions...

Hong Kong's Wastewater Underground
Standard Hong Kong methods for siting the new $18 million Stanley Wastewater Treatment Plant in Hong Kong Island's South District were running into trouble. The rocky coastal...

Reclaiming Clear-Cut Land
The Savannah (Ga.) Airport Commission needed to expand the city's international airport to meet projected needs through 2007. The expansion was designed with Greiner, Inc.,...

Ground Improvement of Rubbish Dump Over Reclaimed Tin Mine

Three-Dimensional Analytical Techniques for Assessing Overburden Toxicity as a Decision-Making Tool for Reclaimability Determinations

Geomechanics of Subsidence Due to Pumping of Groundwater
In this talk we describe a nonlinear theory for the classical problem of pumping of groundwater from a layered soil. The model soil system consists of three horizontal layers where a very...

GeoLink: Integrating GIS and GPS for Land Use Planning, Road Mapping, and Environmental Analysis

A GIS for Land Management

A Description of LANDSIM and Its Uses

The Initial Exploration of Mars: Rationale for a Return Mission to Chryse Planitia and the Viking 1 Lander
The concepts behind planning a landing site on Mars are discussed. Based on the engineering constraints and the scientific objectives which will likely be imposed on the first few missions...

Multiple Booster Spaceports
Multiple Booster Spaceports examined launching an entire class of space boosters, both current and future, from a single spaceport. The United States presently launches four distinct classes...

Launching Facility Constraints on the Space Exploration Initiative
The Space Exploration Initiative (SEI) proposes large space programs such as a human mission to Mars and the establishment of a lunar base. These programs will require massive logistical...

Launch Facilities as Infrastructure
Many of the launch facilities in this country impose inefficiencies on launch service providers due to the way they have been constructed. To improve launch operation efficiency and to...

Geographical Information System (GIS) Technology in Global Environmental Evaluation—An Overview
The Land Analysis Team at the Construction Engineering Laboratory is enhancing the GRASS software package to deal with global environmental questions. CERL has implemented the basic software,...

Characteristics of High-Speed Runway Exits for Airport Design
This paper addresses some of the geometric design and operational characteristics of high-speed runway exists. Lateral and longitudinal runway constraints limiting the use of high-speed...

Effective Airport Environs Planning in the 1990s
A properly coordinated environs planning effort provides a guide for development and redevelopment of the land and facilities surrounding the airport. Airport environs planning, coupled...

Minneapolis/St. Paul International (MSP) Part 150 Implementation Design Overview
In February 1991, Matropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) selected the consulting team of Aviation Planning Inc., Wyle LAboratories Inc. and the Center for Energy and the Urban Environment...

 

 

 

 

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