Privatization Takes Flight
The number of air travelers in the U.S. is projected to double by early in the next century. Delays have also been mounting rapidly. Major airports around the world are facing the same...

Building Beneath Boston
Up/down construction is a method in which a project's substructure and superstructure are simultaneously built. The substructure's wall, column and foundation...

Mission Bay Park, San Diego Sewage Interceptor System
Mission Bay Park is a major aquatic facility located in, and operated by, the City of San Diego. In response to sewer related pollution problems, the City of San Diego has embarked on...

Biological and Physical Aspects of Dredging, Kings Bay, Georgia, USA

Marine Bio-Park Project as the Revitalization Concept for the Small Town of Remote Island in Hiroshima-ken-Higashino Town Seaweed Park

Coastal State Park Wetlands: Islands of Aquatic Diversity—Challenges of Maintaining Functional Ecosystems

Focus Towards Partnership—Saguenay Marine Park Joint Management Test Case
This paper presents the recent trends in parks' establishment in Canada. It focusses on the Saguenay Marine Park where Government of Canada and Government of Quebec have joined...

Ecotourism—Examples from United States Coastal Management Programs and Marine and Estuarine Parks
This paper presents examples of coastal management experiences with ecotourism. Several states, including Massachussetts, New Jersey, Oregon, and California, are highlighted....

Coastal Zone Management, National Implementable Plan and Policy Development—A Case Study of Phuket Island
The Thailand Coastal Resources Management Project (CRMP) had been applied to Thailand since 1986 with aim to strengthen the Thai's capabilities in managing an integrated coastal...

Roadside Associated Disturbance on Coastal Dunes
Park Road 100 extends through the developed southernmost 8 km of South Padre Island and continues northward for 11.5 km through the Secondary Dunes and Vegetated Flats (SDVF) zone of the...

Coastal Dune Blowouts—Dynamics and Management Implications
New approaches to coastal dune management have been advocated recently, including dune grading and dune destabilization. A management concern in the case of destabilization involves the...

Bayswater Park Restoration—The Case for Offsite Mitigation
A long term parking lot redevelopment, including a 33 acre (0.13 km2) expansion on an undeveloped parcel of the John F. Kennedy (JFK) International...

Restoration of Coastal Dune Systems in Southern California State Parks
Coastal dune systems in southern California possess little of their historical and biological characteristics. If not completely extirpated by development, then the loss of native plants...

Anchor Damage on the Coral Reef of Sombrero Island, Batangas, Philippines
A total of fifty six anchor drops and retrieval were observed in the coral reef of Sombrero Island, Batangas Philippines. The study showed that a total of 15.4164 square meters of corals...

Recreational Impacts on Coastal Habitats: Ventura County Fairgrounds, California
The doubling of California's population since 1960 has presented new challenges to the California Coastal Act's mandates to maximize public coastal access and...

An Outstanding Marine Area in the Saint Lawrence Estuary
On April 6, 1990, the federal and Quebec governments signed an historic agreement for the establishment of a marine park at the confluence of the Saguenay fjord and the Saint Lawrence...

Monitoring of a Nearshore Disposal Mound at Silver Strand State Park
The migration of an underwater disposal berm constructed in December 1988 approximately six miles south of the entrance to San Diego Bay is investigated. The berm was composed of medium...

McClure Park: A Multi-Purpose Off-Stream Storage Facility for Tulsa, Oklahoma
The City of Tulsa is in the process of implementing a flood control plan for the 61 square-mile (158 km2) Mingo Creek watershed. The federally-assisted...

Future Fill-Up
The car rental agencies at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport have combined their service/filling facilities in the new terminal's parking garage. This permits customers to pick up...

Landfill Park: From Eyesore to Asset
By reclaiming a 50 acre landfill as a recreational area, Cambridge, Mass. increased its open space by 20%. The park includes three softball and three soccer fields, one multisport field,...

 

 

 

 

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