A Regional Program on Coastal Monitoring and Management of Mangrove in Brazil
The results presented in this paper correspond to a synthesis of the evaluation of mangrove in the Brazilian coastal zone, based on calculations over radar imagery generated by RADAMBRASIL...

New Jersey: The Search for a Stable Shore Protection Funding Source
The search for a stable shore protection funding source in New Jersey has been an unbelievably long and frustrating affair. This paper discusses the subject in terms of various proposals,...

Resolving Permit Conflicts in Oregon's Coastal Zone
Oregon has a complex system of federal, state and local government agency planning and permitting in its coastal zone. The policies, standards and permits of these agencies frequently...

Multiple-Interest Problem Solving at Cascade Ranch
The State Coastal Conservancy successfully resolved a series of related coastal resource issues in the Cascade Ranch project in San Mateo County on the California coast. This project,...

Washington's CZMP—The First Shall be Last
Washington State was the first state to have its coastal zone program (WACZMP) approved in 1976 and has undergone the longest adaptation in its search for solutions to coastal problems....

Virginia's CZM Program
In September 1986, Virginia received federal approval of its coastal resources management plan. The plan utilizes a 'network' of existing regulatory programs...

Sensitive Area Assessment on Canada's Frontier Lands
Sensitive area assessment (SAA) has a role in environmental impact assessment and as a resource management tool for oil and gas activities on Canada's frontier lands, onshore...

An Evaluation of Habitat Use in Natural and Restored Tidal Marshes in San Francisco Bay, CA
Legislation mandating the protection and restoration of wetlands has led to numerous projects to reverse the trend of wetland loss in the San Francisco Bay region. While natural tidal...

The Bering Sea Maritime Delimitation Dispute
A treaty forged in friendship is now the subject of dispute between two rival superpowers. The 1867 Convention Treaty in which Russia ceded Northwestern America to the United States for...

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Regulatory Program in Alaskan Coastal Areas
The Alaska District Regulatory Program has jurisdiction for the entire State of Alaska. There are more than 54,716 kilometers (34,000 miles) of coastline and numerous inland waterways...

A Primer on Permit Conditioning
The use, development, and protection of coastal, ocean, and marine resources is highly dependent on the various permits issued by local, state, and federal regulatory agencies. Thousands...

California: Private Beaches Yield to Public Access
California, often a leader in championing public rights, has grappled with the issue of private ownership versus public usage of the seashore, and in recent years has developed interesting...

Judicial Solutions to Beach Access Problems in New Jersey
Legal doctrines notwithstanding, access to public trust beach is still, in many locations, inconvenient, expensive, or impossible. Private property signs containing threats of fines or...

The Washington State Public Access Program: Finding Solutions to the Shortcomings
This paper discusses the problems of providing adequate public access and focuses on many of the solutions which have been found and implemented in Washington State. In 1983, the Shorelands...

Resident Only Moorings: A Sign of the Times Or an Endangered Species?
As the demand for mooring space has increased in various coastal harbors throughout New England, many New England coastal communities have enacted legislation giving either explicit or...

A Design rReview Board's Role in Developing Public Access
In the past 20 years, the Bay Commission, through its permit process, has required that new public access be provided along more than 100 linear miles of the shoreline of San Francisco...

Cogenerating Columbia River Salmon and Hydropower
In recent years a number of regional institutional arrangements have been consumated which have potential for reducing overfishing of Columbia River chinook stocks. In the Pacific Northwest...

Judicial Review of Coastal Regulation
The paper discusses the impact of recent public access cases on the regulatory taking issue and on the long-term prognosis for public access and private rights along the California coast....

Weather Modification Regulation for the Twenty-First Century
Those areas in which weather modification law is being altered to fit the twenty-first century are: 1. De-regulation. Regulation of weather modification through mandating professional...

Generating Alternative Financing Models for Urban Transportation: An Application of the Idea Machine
The purpose of this research was to examine how localities in Virginia could obtain funds for urban highway construction and maintenance, and indirectly, for mass transit from the so-called...

 

 

 

 

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