The Use of Subsistence Information in Coastal Land Planning: Examples from Southeast Alaska
Subsistence use patterns and the interplay between cash and subsistence economies are a subject of study by the Division of Subsistence in the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. New methods...

Use of Ocean Resources Criteria for Marine Tourism Planning and Management
A series of questionnaires and a modified weighting procedure developed by Gearing, Swart and Var were employed to obtain the ranking of ocean recreation criteria. An open-ended questionnaire...

Risk Management of Oceanfront Resort Operations
The perception of high incidences of accidents related to open ocean recreational activities in Hawaii and the need for developing educational programs on water safety for resident and...

Changing Waterfront Uses on the River Clyde, Scotland: A Preliminary Survey
The River Clyde in Scotland was renowned for its shipbuilding and shipping facilities. However, dislocations combined with government policy have forced since the early 1960's...

Influential Factors in Soil Liner Construction for Waste Disposal Facilities
Those factors most influential in the construction of a soil liner to meet a permeability performance standard of 1 multiplied by 10-7 centimeters per second (cm/sec) are identified and...

Planning by Database
Denver's Stapleton International Airport cannot handle the growing volume of air traffic and will be replaced by an entirely new $3 billion Denver Metropolitan International...

The U.S. Geological Survey's National Real-Time Hydrologic Information System Using Goes Satellite Technology
The U. S. Geological Survey maintains the basic hydrologic data collection system for the United States. The Survey is upgrading the collection system with electronic communications technologies...

Underwater Inspection of Hydraulic Structures
Improvements in diving equipment, and underwater testing and instrumentation devices in recent years have increased the value of underwater inspections and reduced the cost. This paper...

Accuracy of Computed Water Surface Profiles
Stream cross-sectional geometry obtained from aerial surveys (aerial spot elevations and topographic maps) that conform to mapping industry standards are more accurate than is often recognized....

Improving Drainage with Laser Controlled Land Grading in the Red River Valley of the North
This paper evaluates a laser controlled land grading project in the Red River Valley of the North. Graded fields are compared with ungraded fields to measure changes in dryland crop yields...

Transfer of Weather Modification Technology to Users
The Task Committee on Utilization of Weather Modification Technology was formed in October 1984 with the stated purpose 'To facilitate the transfer of information concerning...

Fault Identification by Seismic Impact Load Techniques
The propagation of seismic waves generated by impact loading across a normal fault in carbonate rock was investigated by the seismic refraction technique. The field records were reduced,...

Activity Center Development Impact Analysis
A flexible microcomputer spreadsheet analysis method is described for analyzing area-wide and localized impacts of new development in urban or suburban activity centers. The analysis approach...

GTRAF: The Netsim Graphics System
This paper describes the development of an interactive computer graphics (ICG) system, named GTRAF, which will provide users with a new and highly efficient methodology for analyzing results...

Development of Graphics Displays for the Integrated Traffic Data System
This paper describes the development of interactive graphics displays for the Integrated Traffic Data System (ITDS) and provides technical details on the hardware and software considerations...

Spreadsheet-Based Queuing Models
This paper describes how microcomputer-based spreadsheet programs, such as Lotus 1-2-3, can be used to implement queuing models of varying levels of sophistication for use in traffic analyses....

Freeway Analysis Using A Micro Version of FREQ
FREQ8PE is a freeway corridor simulation model. It is a batch processing mainframe program written in ASCII FORTRAN IV, which performs three basic functions: simulate freeway queueing,...

Traffic Engineering Data Collection Using Custom Equipment and Microcomputer System Equipment and Procedures
This paper presents experience with various traffic engineering data collection equipment and devices. It presents criteria for the development of a general purpose data collection system....

ROADTEST—A Microscopic Traffic and Transit Simulator
A new computerized microscopic traffic simulation model ROADTEST is described. The model a general purpose one, permits simulation of any vehicles including trains and fixed route transit...

Trip Table Estimation from Observed Traffic Volumes
This estimation technique identifies the most likely trip table to produce a specified set of traffic counts when assigned to a representative highway network. The resultant table is derived...

 

 

 

 

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