A Knowledge-Based System for the Damage Assessment of Timber Trusses
A knowledge-based system for the maintenance of over two hundred timber Warren truss buildings is being developed at the Royal Military College of Canada by the Knowledge-Based Expert...

Cost-Benefit Evaluation of Network Level Pavement Management
This paper presents a cost-benefit analysis prepared for senior management. It uses the Alberta pavement management system as the primary case, and the Arizona PMS system as the second...

High Speed Rail vs. Maglev in the Quebec City-Windsor Corridor: A Comparison of Energy Impacts and Emissions
This paper reports energy impacts and emissions for two high speed ground transportation systems that are considered for implementation in the Quebec City-Windsor Corridor (Canada). In...

Effect of Future High Speed Ground Transportation on Airport Expansion Needs in the State of Washington
A high speed ground transportation system is proposed to be built in the State of Washington to connect all regions. The proposed system will be approximately 700 miles in length and would...

Intercity Travel Demand Modeling and Forecasting for High Speed Rail Service in the Quebec-Ontario Corridor
This paper describes the application of intercity travel demand models and preparation of ridership and revenue forecasts for the Ontario/Quebec Rapid Train Task Force in 1990. The development...

Intercity Travel Demand Forecasting for the Windsor-Quebec City Corridor
Travel demand forecasts were required for the 600-mile-long Quebec City - Windsor Canada Corridor to test alternative rail systems including high speed rail. The approach involved application...

Maglev vs. High Speed Rail in the Quebec City-Windsor Corridor: A Comparison of Costs and Revenues
This paper reports an investigation of cost and revenue for high speed rail vs. maglev systems serving selected links in the Quebec City-Windsor Corridor (Canada). Information on the Corridor...

High-Speed Rail's Prospects in Canada
This paper reviews the attractiveness of high-speed rail in Canada. It summarizes the findings of studies on the subject by VIA Rail, Canada's national passenger rail corporation. VIA...

Pointe Mouillee: a 4600-acre Multiple Purpose Habitat Constructed and Restored in Western Lake Erie, USA
Pointe Mouille, part of a Michigan Wildlife Management Area, is the site of a major restoration project funded and constructed in the late 1970's by the US Army Corps of Engineers and...

Canada's Atlantic Coastal Action Program: A Community-Based Approach to Coastal Management
ACAP is unique in the degree of stakeholder participation it employs. Whereas many CZM programs are government-centred and provide only for public advice or consultation, ACAP is founded...

Coastal Planning in British Columbia: Problems and Solutions
British Columbia is the most western Canadian province encompassing 27,000 km of deeply incised coastline and myriad islands and waterways. The mix of varied and often conflicting uses...

The Role of Coastal Parks in Facilitating Coastal Management in Nova Scotia, Canada
The lack of integrated coastal zone management in Nova Scotia, and the lack of environmental management in general represents a critical oversight given the ecological, economic and social...

Shoreline Management Along the Cohesive Shorelines of the Great Lakes
The primary focus of Shoreline Management Plans (SMPs) is minimizing the risks to life and property due to flood and erosion hazards. Various approaches are utilized to minimize these...

A Wave-Energy Dissipation Structure for Shore Protection and Beach Generation, Recovery, and Stabilization
WAVEBLOCK a steel reinforced concrete modularized structure designed to dissipate the energy of saline and freshwater waves is described. The modularized structure, which weighs upwards...

Shore Protection Design—A Necessary Evil
Since much shore protection exists and further shore protection will be considered necessary in the future, this paper addresses the need for better design methods to replace the present...

CANUSLANT—An Evolving-Marine Pollution Contingency Plan
The progress of CANUSLANT exercises to data is addressed in this paper. This exercise model can be used to initiate or improve Marine Pollution Contingency planning....

Coastal Zone Management in Atlantic Canada: Developing the Necessary Regional Infrastructure
This paper focuses on the incremental development of a coastal zone management (CZM) constituency in the Atlantic Region and in particular on the recent establishment of the Atlantic Coastal...

Meeting Information and Communication Needs in Regional Coastal Zone Management: Case Studies from the Great Lakes
Recent initiatives in regional coastal management within the Ontario Great Lakes basin, such as the preparation of Shoreline Management Plans by Ontario Conservation Authorities, background...

Designing the Framework for Coastal Mapping and Database Building in Support of a Coastal Zone Management Program: Nova Scotia, Canada
The Province of Nova Scotia has undertaken a program to manage its coastal zone. In support of this program it was recognized early in the process that comprehensive sets of data and information...

The Saint Lawrence River System, Atlantic Coast of Québec
At the 1:250,000 scale, Quebec has 13 773 km of coasts, 6 772 km of which belong solely to the Saint Lawrence River System. This system can be divided into six portions: river, limnetic...

 

 

 

 

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