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Author National Research Council (U.S.). Committee to Review the Upper Mississippi River-Illinois Waterway Navigation System Feasibility Study

Title Inland navigation system planning : the upper Mississippi River-Illinois Waterway / Committee to Review the Upper Mississippi River-Illinois Waterway Navigation System Feasibility Study, Water Science and Technology Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, [2001]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 115 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents ""Inland Navigation System Planning: The Upper Mississippi River�Illinois Waterway""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgment of Reviewers""; ""Contents""; ""Executive Summary""; ""ECONOMICS""; ""Spatial Equilibrium Model and ESSENCE""; ""Managing Congestion""; ""INLAND WATERWAY AND WATER RESOURCES SYSTEM PLANNING""; ""Integrated Systems Planning""; ""Independent Review""; ""U.S. Federal Principles and Guidelines""; ""ENVIRONMENT""; ""Effects of the Navigation System on the Environment""; ""Adaptive Management""; ""Adaptive Mitigation Strategy""; ""ENGINEERING""; ""1 Introduction ""
""5 Improving Waterway System Planning """"CONTEMPORARY UNCERTAINTY ANALYSIS: THE STATE OF THE ART""; ""Analysis Under Uncertainty""; ""Sensitivity Analysis""; ""Monte Carlo Analysis""; ""Scenario Analysis""; ""Wait and See""; ""Finding Robust Strategies""; ""Comparing Approaches""; ""SHORT-TERM (NONSTRUCTURAL) MEASURES""; ""Congestion Problems on the Upper Mississippi""; ""Other Strategies for Alleviating Congestion""; ""LONGER-TERM MEASURES""; ""Traffic Demand Forecasts""; ""Forecasting World Import and U.S. Export Demands""; ""Forecasting Model Accuracy""; ""Dealing with Uncertainty""
""Forecasts of Domestic and Foreign Commodity Production and Use""""Sensitivity of Waterway Tonnage to Barge Tariffs""; ""Alternative Demand Curve Specifications, Willingness to Pay Concepts, and Calculation of NED Benefits""; ""Modeling Lock Congestion""; ""Treatment of Uncertainty""; ""ENVIRONMENT""; ""Lock and Dam 26""; ""Environmental Data, Modeling, and Related Analyses""; ""Deficiencies of the Navigation Feasibility Study""; ""Lack of Systematic and Integrated Analyses""; ""ENGINEERING""; ""Lock and Dam Rehabilitation""; ""Construction Costs""; ""The Value of Independent Peer Review""
""UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER NAVIGATION""""NAVIGATION SYSTEM FEASIBILITY STUDY OF THE WATERWAY SYSTEM""; ""CHARGE TO THE COMMITTEE""; ""2 The Public Interest in the Upper Mississippi River ""; ""Allocating Use of a Waterway""; ""3 U.S. Federal and Corps of Engineers Water Resources Planning Guidelines ""; ""ESTABLISHING THE PRINCIPLES AND GUIDELINES""; ""The Federal Objective""; ""National Economic Development""; ""Water Resources Project Planning""; ""CRITIQUE""; ""Stating Environmental Quality Objectives""; ""Advanced Analytical Methods and Datasets""
""Uncertainty in Formulation and Evaluation of Alternatives""""Revising the Principles and Guidelines""; ""4 The Navigation Feasibility Study ""; ""PROJECT SCOPING, ALTERNATIVES, AND INTEGRATION""; ""Plan Formulation""; ""Environmental Context of UMR�IWW Planning""; ""ECONOMICS""; ""Traffic Demand Forecasts""; ""Steps in Traffic Forecasting""; ""Demand Models in the UMR�IWW Feasibility Study""; ""Commodity Production and Uses""; ""Route Choice""; ""Mode Choice and Transportation Congestion""; ""Strengths of the Corps' Models""; ""Weaknesses of the Corps' Models""
Notes "Support for this project was provided by the Department of the Army under Contract No. DASW01-00-C-3017"--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Inland navigation -- Mississippi River.
Inland water transportation -- Mississippi River.
Form Electronic book
Author National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board.
National Research Council (U.S.). Water Science and Technology Board.
ISBN 0309563666 (electronic bk.)
9780309563666 (electronic bk.)