Integration of a Municipal Pavement Management System with a Geographic Information System
This paper describes the use of a Pavement Management System (PMS), and the integration of the pavement condition data with a Geographic Information System (GIS). In June 1988, the Pavement...

Construction and Verification of Ground Improvements at Mormon Island Auxiliary Dam
Mormon Island Auxiliary Dam, part of the Folsom Dam and Reservoir Project near Sacramento, California, is founded on alluvial materials that were dredged and processed for gold on several...

Tourist Visitation Impacts of the Accident at Three Mile Island
This paper analyzes tourist impacts of the March 27, 1979, accident at Three Mile Island. A review of the literature, supplemented with recollections from Pennsylvanian public officials,...

Application of the Storm Water Management Model in Evaluating Combined Sewer Overflows
This paper summarizes the application of the stormwater Management Model (SWW) to isolate the contributions of Combined Sewer Overflows (CSOs) to a receiving water. The CSO discharges...

Ecological Costs of Urban Expansion in a Mangrove Ecosystem: A Case Studied
On Santa Catarina Island in southern Brazil, mangrove systems are found along about 14.7% of this coast. These areas, although declared by legislation as 'Permanent Preservation Areas',...

Coastal America: Northeast Coastal Strategy
The Northeast Regional Implementation Team of the national Coastal America effort has focused its efforts on the restoration of constricted tidal marsh systems. The disposal of dredged...

Beach Stability and Coastal Erosion in the Eastern Caribbean Islands-A Regional Programme
The problems associated with coastal erosion have been facing the smaller islands of the Eastern Caribbean for many years. The skills necessary to manage the problems have not been available...

The Coast in Japanese Literature
As an island nation, Japan has a long coastline and is surrounded on all sides by the sea. These geographic characteristics have been reflected in many forms in Japanese culture. In this...

The Napeague Dunes, Long Island, NY
The Napeague Dunes of eastern Long Island, N.Y., consist of a series of three migrating parabolic dunes. The area presently occupied by this system was formerly a 2.7 Km wide inlet following...

Analysis of Marsh Sedimentation Changes, Cumberland Island, Georgia
The national park service has initiated a long-term monitoring project to determine whether dredging for the King's Bay Naval Base is affecting sedimentation and erosion rates in the backbarrier...

Potential Application of the Coastal Barrier Resources Act to Washington State
Congress reauthorized the coastal barrier resources act(CBRA) in 1990. Section 6 of the law directed the department of the interior to study the feasibility of extending the provisions...

Recovery of Vegetation of Barrier Island Washover Zones
Barrier islands are prime examples of disturbance dominated ecosystems. They are formed, shaped, and moved by hurricanes. During storms overwash uproots large expanses of vegetation and...

Coastal Zone Management in the Smaller Islands of the Eastern Caribbean—An Assessment and Future Perspectives

Mississippi-Alabama: Natural and Man-Made Shores—A Study in Contrasts
Quaternary formations essentially define the present configuration of the Alabama-Mississippi coast. As the result of the coast's tectonic history, they are much less widespread and thinner...

An Integrated Coastal Zone Management Program for Barbados
In November 1991, a comprehensive Coastal Conservation Feasibility Study was initiated by the Government of Barbados, with partial funding from the Inter-American Development Bank. This...

Efforts at Marine Education in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), located in Micronesia, experienced significant economic growth in the 1980's and it is expected to continue through the decade...

Cooperation+Coordination=Synergy—Hawaii's Key to Success
This paper describes the Hawaiian Islands experience - how coordination and interagency cooperation has fostered synergy in their efforts to conserve, enhance and sustain natural resources...

The Pacific Island Network
The United States has many years of experience and expertise in the management of marine and coastal resources. However, the responsibility for marine and coastal resource management is...

Partnerships Strengthen Watershed Management
In reaching across political and institutional boundaries to manage nonpoint source (nps) programs, agencies are recognizing the need for strong communication, coordination and planning....

Heavy Metal Pollution of Santa Catarina Island, Brazil
On Santa Catarina Island, Brazil, mangrove ecosystems although considered by present legislation as 'Areas of Permanent Preservation', have been undergoing progressive elimination for...

 

 

 

 

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