Infiltration Maintenance in Recharge Facilities of Orange County Water District
The Orange County Water District manages the Orange County ground water basin in western Orange County. In the first 25 years of operation, the District made exclusive use of the Santa...

Terrestrial Trends for Building Technology in North America
This paper discusses new building technologies that will develop in the early 1990's to become significant technologies by the mid 1990's. The perspective is...

Use of Source Receptor Modeling in Acid Rain Issues

Historic Geomorphic Changes on Currituck Spit, NC

Ocean Incineration and the Coastal Zone
Despite over ten years of incinerating liquid hazardous wastes in the North Sea, the scientific community and the public continue to raise serious concerns about the effectiveness of this...

The Management of Coastal Zone Resources in Panama
Since independence in 1903, Panama has constructed an interoceanic canal and oil pipeline, established a fishing fleet, built access roads to much of the Pacific shoreline, and developed...

The Albemarle-Pamlico Sound System
The Albemarle-Pamlico Sound system is the second largest estuarine system in the United States in areal extent, and the fourth largest in volume. Moreover, it is one of the most important...

Development Activities: Albemarle-Pamlico Sound Area
Paper briefly describes historical and emerging development activities in the Albemarle-Pamlico Sound area selected for study by a joint State/U. S. Environmental Protection Agency Task...

Environmental Problems of the Albemarle-Pamlico Sound System
The Albemarle-Pamlico estuarine system is the second largest estuarine area in the United States. This system consists of 2 large coastal lagoons (Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds) with their...

North Carolina Regulatory Systems for Coastal Development
It was not until the late 1960's and early 1970's that several factors converged to produce the current management system. These factors included the level of...

The Albemarle-Pamlico Estuarine Study
The Albemarle-Pamlico Estuarine Study was formulated on the deep need to preserve the long-term productivity of a unique and complex estuarine system. As the traditional way of life in...

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...

Modelling as a Tool for Analysis and Assessment of North Sea Pollution
This paper briefly describes the analysis of pollution inputs into the area considered and the application of modelling techniques to quantify the hydrodynamics and related transport phenomena...

A Comparative Assessment of Coastal Area Management Initiatives in Latin America
This paper provides five criteria for comparing the nineteen coastal countries within Latin America in terms that are relevant to the management of coastal resources or environments. The...

Albemarle-Pamlico Sounds: Issues, Resources, and Management (abstract)
The Albemarle-Pamlico Sound complex, located in northeastern North Carolina, is the third largest estuarine complex in North America and the second largest in area in the United States....

Tsunamis on the Pacific Coast of the United States
The vulnerability of the Pacific coastal areas to tsunamis is examined. The effects of previous tsunamis generated off the west coast of the United States (local tsunamis) and of remote...

General Aspects of Mangroves of Baixada Santista (S. Paulo State, Brazil)

Water Use Zoning: Is It a Solution for Resolving Coastal Water Use Conflicts?
In the last few years, North Carolina's coastal area has witnessed unprecedented growth. This paper focuses on selected conflicts associated with recreational and other economic...

Controls on the Development and Operation of Shrimp Farms in Ecuador
Best sites for shrimp farm in Ecuador are located in the beach and bay zone. Another option is upland. Several procedures for obtaining a lease in the beach and bay zone or to buy vacant...

Analysis of Prototype Freak Waves

 

 

 

 

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