The Pursuit of International Science Literacy Through Energy Education: An Interdisciplinary Model for Curriculum Development
Over the past two decades science educators have employed the science, technology, and society (STS) framework for framing curriculum and for prescribing instruction. Ongoing world wide...

Estuary Management: The British Experience
This paper describes two estuary management studies undertaken in south-west England during 1991-92. Despite there being many differences between the studies in terms of why they were...

Shoreline Management of Eastern England
This paper gives a perspective on the length of coastline falling within the boundary of the National Rivers Authority, Anglian Region (NRA) in respect of the shoreline management carried...

Structural and Ice Effects on Salt Water Marsh Hydrology
This study focussed on a New England salt water marsh in which the construction of two drainage structures (culverts) have significantly affected the marsh hydraulics. The result is the...

Advances in People Mover Central Control
AEG Westinghouse Transportation Systems, Inc. has designed many graphic display based central control computers for people mover systems. These include airport systems for: Changi in Singapore,...

Turnkey Contractor Procurement for System Improvements
This paper describes the development of a procurement method and documents issued to bidders for improvements to the Docklands Light Railway, London, England. The bidders were required...

Federal Damage Assessments in New England After the Halloween '91 Northeaster
The unusually long period waves which characterized the storm of 30-31 October 1991 caused it to be one of the most destructive storms to impact the New England coastline. To assess emergency...

Functional Significance of Estuaries in the Northeast: A Proposed Case Study Comparing Habitat Utilization and Quality
Most U.S. commercial fisheries landing consists of species dependent on coastal estuaries for spawning, nursery, or migratory feeding habitat. Loss of wetlands, anthropogenic contamination,...

Two Shotcrete Lined Tunnels in the United Kingdom
The paper describes two large diameter tunnels recently built in southern England where shotcrete has been used as the primary support. The design methodology is described together with...

Hampton, New Hampshire: Beach Nourishment Project
An ongoing program of beach nourishment at Hampton Beach, Hampton, New Hampshire is a success and has resulted in long term use of a recreational facility at one of the most popular resorts...

Sea Defence System at Herne Bay, England
This paper reviews the investigations carried out into the design of the proposed now sea defences fronting the central area of Herne Bay on the North kent coast. The existing defences...

Habitat Simulation in United States, Britain, and France
The need to identify an instream flow requirement for water resources management exists in a number of countries. The use of habitat simulation in the United States, Great Britain, and...

Extended Experience with a Short-Term Hydropower Scheduling Model in New England
The New England Power Exchange (NEPEX) is responsible for the central dispatch of power throughout New England. To assure the maximum benefits of power pooling, the electric facilities...

BNFL and Education Living with Technology
Following upon a report to a House of Commons Select Committee, the Chairman and Chief Executive gave an undertaking to better inform young people about the Nuclear Industry. This lead...

Tidal Dynamics and Estuarine Management in the Humber Estuary, England
The rate at which tidal energy is dissipated, that is the power expenditure, at any point along an estuary is dependent on the morphology of the estuary. The most important of the morphological...

A Study of the Impact of the Dumping of Spoil on Beach Processes
The amenity value of beaches along the North East coast of England is reduced because of the continuing practice of dumping colliery spoil directly onto the beaches for dispersal by the...

Controlling Nitrogen Loading to Coastal Waters
Of the countless contaminants that reach coastal waters, nitrogen is one of the most problematic and least regulated. There is ample evidence that many coastal embayments are overwhelmed...

The Sedimentary Organisation and Behaviour of Drift-Aligned Gravel Barriers
Drift-aligned barriers formed of coarse clastic materials and described in terms of their organisational evolution at two levels, a) sorting and selection of clasts; b) development of...

Atlantic Salmon Smolt Movement and Behavior at Vernon Hydroelectric Station
Behavior of emigrating Atlantic salmon smolts (Salmo salar) was studied at New England Power Company's (NEP) Vernon Hydroelectric Station located on the Connecticut River,...

Product Quality and Process Control in the Windscale Vitrification Plant
The Windscale Vitrification Plant (WVP) is owned and operated by British Nuclear Fuels (BNFL) at the Sellafield Site in England. The purpose of the facility is to condition the high level...

 

 

 

 

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