How Far along the Learning Curve is the Contingent Valuation Method?
The paper discusses an application of the learning curve concept to new benefit methodologies and applies the model to the contingent valuation (CV) methodology. As knowledge accumulates...

The Role of Social Sciences in the Management of Surface Water Quality in the United States
This survey paper concentrates on what social science has to say about surface water quality management. Some comments are also made on the historical development of these analytical capabilities....

Morphologic and Hydraulic Adjustments of Red River from Shreveport, LA to Fulton, AK, between 1886 and 1980
Morphometric data (channel width and depth and slope) from 4 hydrographic surveys of Red River (1886, 1938, 1968, 1980) from Shreveport to Fulton and specific-gage analyses for the gages...

Summary of Floods and Droughts in the United States
This paper describes a current national analysis of streamflow data being conducted by the U.S. Geological Survey to identify and map, in a consistent State-by-State format, the frequency...

A Shopper's Guide to Urban Stormwater Software, Revisited
Results of a survey of urban stormwater software were first discussed by the author in August, 1985. A trend toward widespread adoption of SCS procedures as a new standard in urban hydrology...

Robotic Influence in the Conceptual Design of Mechanical Systems in Space and Vice Versa: A Survey
A survey is presented of the methods of constructing structural elements in space by the application of robotic devices. Two fundamentally different approaches to the solution of robotic...

Highway Safety - Is the Job Finished?
A review of past measures undertaken to improve highway safety is given. The Highway Safety Acts have helped reduce the number of injuries and fatalities in spite of the increased number...

Historical Changes in Highway Safety: 1966 - 1987
During the past several decades, substantial changes have occurred in the national economy and culture. Corresponding changes have taken place in the highway transportation system. While...

Benefits of Highway Safety Improvement Programs
Even at the most conservative estimate of 2% annual growth in travel, the U.S. would experience almost 58,000 deaths in the year 2000 at a death rate of 2.5 per 100 million miles traveled....

Investigation of Excavatability in the Piedmont
The lateral and vertical variability of rock weathering in the Piedmont presents significant problems in evaluating the probable cost of excavation for deep basements, pipeline, road cuts,...

Drilled Piers in the Piedmont—Minimizing Contractor-Engineer-Owner Conflicts
Drilled piers are used extensively in the Piedmont Physiographic Region, deriving support primarily from end-bearing on hard rock. Cost extras and contractor-engineer-owner conflicts are...

Beach Nourishment Monitoring on the Great Lakes

Advance Maintenance Dredging Study, C&D Canal and Approaches

Littoral Sand Losses to Scripps Submarine Canyon

Properties of Tin-Mined Land in Mangrove Forest, Thailand
Although mangrove forests occupy a very small area of Thailand, they contribute not only an ecosystem but also large tin ore deposits. Two provinces in the South, Ranong and Phangnga,...

Techniques for Field Survey of the Eastern Red Sea
A system for generating a large scale resource inventory using a framework of geographically discrete site assessment quadrats has been used for a survey of the Eastern Red Sea. The quadrat...

Guidelines for Reporting of Environmental Contaminant Data
To evaluate long-term temporal and large scale spatial trends in the absence of long-term monitoring programs, it is necessary to use data composited from other surveys and research projects....

Public Aid to Help Assess Nesting Sea Turtle Populations in Florida
In 1979, the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) initiated a public statewide assessment project by establishing a network of survey volunteers. This network consists of state and federal...

South Carolina Coastal Council Beach Monitoring Program
The South Carolina coast was divided into three sections by general morphologic features. Beaches were then inventoried, measured and assigned priorities based on degree of development,...

The Nushagak-Mulchatna Rivers Recreation Study
The Nushagak/Mulchatna River drainage was one of two geographical areas identified in the Bristol Bay Coastal Management Program as meeting the criteria for placing a specific area under...

 

 

 

 

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