The study is concerned with both a geographic and commodity-specific description of the hinterland of the Great Lakes. Using as a source report a sampling survey of export and import traffic entitled Domestic and International Transportation of U.S. Foreign Trade: 1970, issued by the Bureau of Census, the authors sought to obtain new data on the domestic leg of U.S. foreign trade and to link those with previously collected information on the international leg of 'liner-type' commodity flow. Detailed analyses constitute the bulk of the report, including specific analyses of 28 commodities and major Great Lakes ports. It is stressed that the source material was biased toward shipment weight for vessel movements and therefore the inadequacy of the sampling procedure should be taken into consideration before specific conclusions are to be drawn.

  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

    Center for Great Lakes Studies
    Milwaukee, WI  United States  53201

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

    Sea Grant Office, Main Commerce Building
    Washington, DC  United States  20230
  • Authors:
    • Balfe, M
    • Heilmann, R
    • Johnson, J
    • Wendling, W
  • Publication Date: 1975-4

Media Info

  • Pagination: 385 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00093204
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transportation Statistical Reference File, TSC
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Special Rpt 23 One-Time, NOAA-75072210
  • Files: TSR, TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 3 1976 12:00AM