Dredging in the Bering Sea St. George Island 1993-94 Harbor Dredging Project

Enhancing Habitat at an Onshore Dredge Disposal Site

Environmental Modeling of Coastal Wetlands
Several useful modeling techniques have been developed for the numerical solution of the vertically integrated Reynolds equations on unstructured grids in wetland environments. The objectives...

An Offshore Island Wave Sheltering Model
The wave climate along Southern California Coastal area is greatly modified by the existing systems of natural islands shown. As deep water wave approach the nearshore area, they generally...

A Fish Bypass Screen at Puntledge Project
An Eicher screen has been designed for the Puntledge Diversion Project on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. Its purpose is to reduce the mortality of downstream migrating juvenile...

Integration of a Municipal Pavement Management System with a Geographic Information System
This paper describes the use of a Pavement Management System (PMS), and the integration of the pavement condition data with a Geographic Information System (GIS). In June 1988, the Pavement...

Construction and Verification of Ground Improvements at Mormon Island Auxiliary Dam
Mormon Island Auxiliary Dam, part of the Folsom Dam and Reservoir Project near Sacramento, California, is founded on alluvial materials that were dredged and processed for gold on several...

Tourist Visitation Impacts of the Accident at Three Mile Island
This paper analyzes tourist impacts of the March 27, 1979, accident at Three Mile Island. A review of the literature, supplemented with recollections from Pennsylvanian public officials,...

Application of the Storm Water Management Model in Evaluating Combined Sewer Overflows
This paper summarizes the application of the stormwater Management Model (SWW) to isolate the contributions of Combined Sewer Overflows (CSOs) to a receiving water. The CSO discharges...

A Combined Noise Model for HSGT Traffic
Environmental concerns are high on the list of possible problem areas for proposed high speed ground transportation (HSGT) systems. A Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Highway Traffic...

The Megabight Barrier / Maglev Way—Innovative Siting of High Speed Ground Transportation...Offshore
Air and road traffic congestion around cities, e.g., in the BOSWASH corridor, can be reduced by high speed rail systems. But high speed trains on elevated rails/guideways encounter extra...

Ecological Costs of Urban Expansion in a Mangrove Ecosystem: A Case Studied
On Santa Catarina Island in southern Brazil, mangrove systems are found along about 14.7% of this coast. These areas, although declared by legislation as 'Permanent Preservation Areas',...

Coastal America: Northeast Coastal Strategy
The Northeast Regional Implementation Team of the national Coastal America effort has focused its efforts on the restoration of constricted tidal marsh systems. The disposal of dredged...

Beach Stability and Coastal Erosion in the Eastern Caribbean Islands-A Regional Programme
The problems associated with coastal erosion have been facing the smaller islands of the Eastern Caribbean for many years. The skills necessary to manage the problems have not been available...

The Coast in Japanese Literature
As an island nation, Japan has a long coastline and is surrounded on all sides by the sea. These geographic characteristics have been reflected in many forms in Japanese culture. In this...

The Napeague Dunes, Long Island, NY
The Napeague Dunes of eastern Long Island, N.Y., consist of a series of three migrating parabolic dunes. The area presently occupied by this system was formerly a 2.7 Km wide inlet following...

Analysis of Marsh Sedimentation Changes, Cumberland Island, Georgia
The national park service has initiated a long-term monitoring project to determine whether dredging for the King's Bay Naval Base is affecting sedimentation and erosion rates in the backbarrier...

Potential Application of the Coastal Barrier Resources Act to Washington State
Congress reauthorized the coastal barrier resources act(CBRA) in 1990. Section 6 of the law directed the department of the interior to study the feasibility of extending the provisions...

Recovery of Vegetation of Barrier Island Washover Zones
Barrier islands are prime examples of disturbance dominated ecosystems. They are formed, shaped, and moved by hurricanes. During storms overwash uproots large expanses of vegetation and...

Coastal Zone Management in the Smaller Islands of the Eastern Caribbean—An Assessment and Future Perspectives

 

 

 

 

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