DISCRIMINANT ANALYSIS APPLIED TO COMMODITY SHIPMENTS IN THE ARKANSAS RIVER AREA

The report contains a survey of shipments utilizing the McCellan Kerr Arkansas-Verdigris Waterway and competing modes during 1971. Data on annual shipment quantity, usage shipment quantity, handling cost, tariff on each shipment, and transit time for origin to destination were analyzed by discriminant analysis. A demand schedule for water way traffic is estimated, reflecting the influence of competing modes.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared by Army Engineer Div. Southwestern, Dallas, Tex.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Institute for Water Resources

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 7701 Telegraph Road
    Alexandria, VA  USA  22315-3868

    Army Engineer Division

    Southwestern
    Dallas, TX  USA 
  • Publication Date: 1974-8

Media Info

  • Pagination: 42 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00090840
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: IWR-RR-74-R2
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 26 1975 12:00AM