The States/British Columbia Oil Spill Task Force
The States/British Columbia Oil Spill Task Force, consisting of government representatives from Washington, British Columbia, Alaska, Oregon, and California, formed in 1989 in response...

The Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Program — A Model
Details of the Dean John A Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Program are discussed in this paper. Eligibility, application process, and selection criteria are included....

Implementation of the North Fraser Harbour Environmental Management Plan
Since 1913, The North Fraser Harbour Commission (NFHC) has been responsible for administering the Port of North Fraser. This responsibility is especially challenging because the port is...

Pre-Operational Considerations for Marine Finfish Aquaculture: Site Selection and Allocation in British Columbia
Marine fish farming is a new component in the complex mixture of coastal resource uses in British Columbia. To ensure that the marine finfish aquaculture industry develops within an environmentally...

Public Access Evolution Long Beach, California, Coastline
Historic Long Beach was built around the beachfront. Public access to this popular coastal resort was provided in many ways. The downtown has undergone a renaissance of that former regional...

Remedial Planning for the Former EXPO 86 Site
This paper describes the site characterization and remedial action planning effort that is being undertaken at the former EXPO 86 site in downtown Vancouver, B.C. The 200 acre site on...

Autothermal Thermophilic Aerobic Digestion: A Two-Year Appraisal of Canadian Facilities
Full scale, autothermal thermophilic aerobic digestion (ATAD) facilities were constructed or upgraded in 1988 to demonstrate high temperature aerobic digestion of municipal sludges at...

Geotechnical Aspects of the Underground Excavations at the Kemano Completion Project
The Kemano Completion Project is the addition of four generators of 540 MW installed capacity to an existing eight-unit underground hydroelectric generating station owned and operated...

Heavy Metal Transport in the Columbia River, British Columbia
Data on the total forms of selected metals were used to assess their concentrations at two sampling sites on the Canadian Columbia River from 1984 to 1989. Cadmium, the response variable...

Imperial Irrigation District Water Conservation
Imperial Irrigation District (IID) and Metropolitan Water District (MWD) have entered into a Water Conservation Agreement to conserve 106, 110 acre-feet (1.31 × 108...

Preliminary Earthquake Mitigation Planning to Improve Watermain Performance in Vancouver, B.C.
City of Vancouver's water transmission and distribution system is vulnerable to over 1,000 pipe leaks or main breaks from a probable large earthquake (about 7.5 M). Cast iron...

A Real-Time Traffic Diversion Model: A Conceptual Approach
The development of a real-time traffic diversion control system for integrated freeway and arterial networks, as part of the most currently envisioned Intelligent Vehicle/Highway System...

Environmental Wave Barriers for Small Craft Harbors
This paper describes the history and development of the environmental wave barrier and the current planning and design being undertaken for a major expansion of the small boat harbor at...

Racine's Reefpoint Marina and Festival Park—Sustaining Success Along the Lakefront
Racine County, Wisconsin, is a lakefront county os 173,000 residents located along the southwestern cost of Lake Michigan. A waterfront revitalization program, begun in 1982, has produced...

An Evaluation of the Role of Port Administration in Comprehensive Planning and Management of the Canadian Coast—The Example of Vancouver
The current institutional approach adopted to plan and regulate developments in Canada's major ports is assessed. To determine the effectiveness of the Canadian approach,...

Case Study: Central Oregon Siphon Power Project Mitigating Local Concerns
In the early 1980's, 18 hydroelectric projects were proposed for development on the Deschutes River system in Central Oregon. Strong local opposition was a major factor in...

Development of Long Beach Downtown Marina
This paper describes the planning and construction of the new Alamitos Bay Marina just offshore of Long Beach's downtown shoreline. From an engineering standpoint the construction...

Application of GIS to the Planning and Preliminary Design of the Vancouver Island Highway
Crippen Consultants and Reid, Collins and Associates(divisions of H.A. Simons Ltd) have completed the corridor selection and preliminary design of a section of the Inland Island Highway...

Downtown in Soft Ground
Critchfield and MacDonald describe the shield excavation of twin bus tunnels 21.25 ft in diameter and 5,000 ft long as part of the Downtown Seattle Transit Project. This $450 million project,...

Twin Pipeline Crossing of the Fraser River
A new creek water supply was developed for the communities of Mission and Matsqui, British Columbia, Canada, in the early eighties. Over 60 kilometres of 450 mm to 900 mm diameter ductile...

 

 

 

 

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