AN EVALUATION OF MULTI-PURPOSE OFFSHORE INDUSTRIAL-PORT ISLANDS. MAJOR RESEARCH PROBLEMS AND PROMISING RESEARCH APPROACHES

This study was designed to evaluate the economic engineering, legal, and environmental possibility of large (four to six square mile) artificial industrial;port islands located off the U.S. Atlantic and Gulf Coast, and is reported in two volumes. This volume describes the procedures and results from the workshop which was conducted to identify major problems and promising approaches to solve the problems associated with man-made islands. The workshop was divided into the following functional groups (1) Economics and finance; (2) Industrial tenants; (3) Environmental; (4) Legal and institutional; (5) Structure and construction.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared in cooperation with Texas A and M University, College Station, Harris (Fredieric R), Incorporated, New York, and Gilbert Associates, Incorporated, Reading, Pa. See also PB-248 335.
  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Delaware, Newark

    College of Marine Studies
    Newark, DE  USA  19716
  • Authors:
    • Swatek, P
  • Publication Date: 1975-5

Media Info

  • Pagination: 97 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00131609
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: NSF/RA/E-75-054B Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: NSF-GI-43111
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 21 1976 12:00AM