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....

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,...

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...

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...

Redevelopment of Remediated Superfund Sites: Problems with Current Approaches in Providing Long-Term Public Health Protection
The normal primary objective of Superfund site remediation is the control of hazardous chemicals so that they do not represent a significant threat to public health and the environment...

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...

The PEC Headworks Project—A Cooperative Hydropower Development
The PEC Headworks Project is a single-unit hydroelectric facility located at the headworks of the Potholes East Canal at O'Sullivan Dam on the Potholes reservoir near Moses...

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...

Interaction of Irrigation Water and Drainage Flow
This study was conducted to evaluate the effect of irrigation management on subsurface drainage flow in an arid irrigated area. The irrigation management and drainage flow were monitored...

Management, Operation and Maintenance of Irrigation and Drainage Systems (Manual No. 74)
Manual No. 74, Management, Operation and Maintenance of Irrigation and Drainage Systems, is an updated version of an earlier manual published by the American Society of Civil Engineers...

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...

Minnesota Department of Transportation Experience in the Application of Advanced Traffic Management Systems
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT) began deploying Advanced Traffic Management Systems (ATMS) in the early 70's. The Interstate 35W just south of the Minneapolis...

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...

Riverbank Renewal
In Providence, project teams from the public and private sector worked side-by-side, rerouting two rivers and constructing a new corporate headquarters. What made the task more challenging...

 

 

 

 

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