Accession Number : ADA277880

Title :   Proceedings of the Federal Waterway Navigation Research and Development Coordination Conference, Held in Fort Belvoir, Virginia on 22-23 March 1993.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS ENVIRONMENTAL LAB

Personal Author(s) : Dortch, Mark S.

Report Date : FEB 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 222

Abstract : This report documents the proceedings of the Federal Waterway Navigation Research and Development (R&D) Coordination Conference held on 22-23 March 1993 in the Kingman Building, Humphreys Engineering Center, Fort Belvoir, VA. This conference was the first formal forum attended by multiple Federal agencies to discuss their R&D activities pertaining to waterway navigation. The conference was attended by representatives from eight Federal agencies: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Maritime Administration, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Navy, National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Transportation Command, Military Traffic Management Command, and Tennessee Valley Authority. R&D topic overviews are the primary focus of the proceedings. Recommendations for improving interagency cooperation and coordination in navigation research are also provided. Waterway navigation R&D, Federal interagency coordination.

Descriptors :   *NAVIGATION, *WATER TRAFFIC, *NAVIGATIONAL AIDS, *CHANNELS(WATERWAYS), *FLOOD CONTROL, ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, COAST GUARD, COOPERATION, MANAGEMENT, NAVY, OCEANS, SYMPOSIA, TRANSPORTATION, WATERWAYS, WATER POLLUTION, MARINE PROPULSION, MANEUVERABILITY, DREDGING, GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM, RIVERS, WETLANDS, NAVIGATION CHARTS, ICE, COASTAL ENGINEERING.

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Land and Riverine Navigation and Guidance
      Underwater and Marine Navigation and Guidance
      Civil Engineering
      Snap(systems For Nuclear Auxiliary Power) Tech
      Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE