Ecological Risk Assessment of Proposed Deep Geologic Disposal of High-Level Nuclear Waste in Canada
Using population dynamic models of moose and brook trout, and assuming topographic, hydrographic and other habitat features typical of the Canadian Shield in Ontario, we have estimated...

A Wave-Energy Dissipation Structure for Shore Protection and Beach Generation, Recovery, and Stabilization
WAVEBLOCK a steel reinforced concrete modularized structure designed to dissipate the energy of saline and freshwater waves is described. The modularized structure, which weighs upwards...

Hydrologic Regionalization Using a Homogeneity Test
A framework is presented for a regionalization method with a region of influence (ROI) approach. The methodology explicitly incorporates a homogeneity test in the process of selecting...

A Semi Passive Nutrient Injection System for In Situ Bioremediation
A permeable cutoff wall is installed across the path of a contaminant plume. The water in the wall can be amended with the desired nutrient solution using pumping and injecting wells within...

Effect of Agricultural Drainage on Water Quality in the Northeastern U.S. and Canada
Drainage has been used in the northeastern U.S. since colonial times. It has only been since the 1970s subsurface drains have been installed at a significant rate in Quebec. Drainage in...

Hydrodynamic and Toxic Contaminant Dispersion in the Lower St. Marys River
A numerical model that simulates the hydrodynamics and the transport of toxic contaminants in the Lower St.Marys River is being calibrated and verified using field data from the U.S. Army...

The MK II Art System—A New Generation of Automated Guideway Transit
Bombardier is well advanced in a program to produce a larger version of its successful Advanced Light Rapid Transit (ALRT) vehicle which is in service in Detroit, Scarborough (Toronto)...

Meeting Information and Communication Needs in Regional Coastal Zone Management: Case Studies from the Great Lakes
Recent initiatives in regional coastal management within the Ontario Great Lakes basin, such as the preparation of Shoreline Management Plans by Ontario Conservation Authorities, background...

Tuned Mass Dampers for Towers and Buildings
Tuned mass dampers (TMD's) are used to reduce the response of tall slender structures to resonant wind-induced oscillations. This paper reviews the authors' experience with the design...

The Assessment of Armourstone for Shoreline Protection
To protect shorelines from erosion, Ontario Hydro is using armourstone at various Generating Stations along the perimeter of the Great Lakes. Armourstone is carefully evaluated prior to...

Ontario Hydro's Plan for Used Nuclear Fuel

Ontario Hydro Used Fuel Transportation Assessment

An Economic Evaluation of the Thunder Bay Air Terminal Development Strategies
The Air Terminal Building (ATB) at the airport in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada is currently being utilized at approximately 140% of its design capacity. In response, three alternative...

Pollutant Transport Modelling in Large River Plumes
The Niagara River plume in Lake Ontario and the Fraser River plume in the Strait of Georgia are of similar spatial dimensions, and arise from rivers with comparable discharge. Both rivers...

Identifying the Critical Path and Building Coalitions for Restoring Degraded Areas of the Great Lakes
Since 1985, eight Great Lakes States, the Province of Ontario, and the governments of Canada and the United States have led the development and implementation of remedial action plans...

Clean-Up of Contaminated Soils: A Necessary First Step in Industrial Land Redevelopment
This is a paper describing efforts by The Toronto Harbour Commissioners to demonstrate how several technologies can be effectively integrated to remove or reduce contaminant levels in...

Snow Fence Operational and Material Testing
The proliferation of snow fence products since the late 1970's presents an opportunity for optimizing the control of drifting snow. It also presents a challenge in discriminating...

Research Study of Highway Snowdrifting in Canada
Millions of dollars are spent annually to maintain Canadian highways in order to make them safe for motorists during the winter. In Ontario, it is estimated that on average $3,000/km of...

The Development of a LRFD Code for Ontario Bridge Foundations

Changing Socio-Economic Conditions in the Hamilton Harbour (Ontario) Area: Implications for Harbour Remediation
The 1987 Protocol amending the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement of 1978 called for the preparation of Remedial Action Plans for forty-two Areas of Concern (typically polluted harbours...

 

 

 

 

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