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Systems for Arctic Spill Response

Description: Abstract: This final report summarizes the work accomplished under Phase I of the program entitled "Study to Define Arctic Pollution Response Systems and Develop Arctic Oil Pollution Response Project Plans."
Date: March 1978
Creator: Schultz, L. A.; Deslauriers, Paul C.; DeBord, F. W. & Voelker, R. P.

Transfer, Installation and Flight Testing of the Modified Airborne Oil Surveillance System (AOSS II) in a HC-130B Aircraft

Description: Abstract: The prototype airborne oil surveillance system (AOSS I) developed for the U.S. Coast Guard by Aerojet ElectroSystems under Contract DOT-CG-22170A was modified and transferred from a HU-16 aircraft to a HC-130B aircraft. The added capabilities of the new system configuration were verified by a flight test program.
Date: August 1977
Creator: Meeks, D. C.; Bommarito, J. J.; Schwantje, R. S. & Edgerton, A. T.

Report on the Explosion, Fire, and Oil Spill, Resulting in One Fatality and Injury on September 21, 1978, at Well 6 of Cavern 6 at the West Hackberry, Louisiana, Oil Storage Site of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve

Description: The following report is the independent product of the Accident Investigation Committee which was commissioned by the Department of Energy following the accident on September 21, 1978, at the Strategic Petroleum Reserve site at West Hackberry, Louisiana.
Date: November 1978
Creator: United States. Department of Energy.

Resource Recovery Management Model: Overview

Description: Abstract: This document provides an overview of the Resource Recovery Management Model which has been developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to assist regional, state, and local officials in developing plans, reaching decisions, and managing and conducting procurements for resource recovery facilities and services.
Date: September 1979

Concrete and Rock Core Tests, Major Rehabilitation of Starved Rock Lock and Dam, Illinois Waterway, Chicago District, Phase I, Rehabilitation: Final Report

Description: Abstract: Drilling for laboratory testing of concrete and foundation rock was carried out for the U. S. Army Engineer District, Chicago, as part of a major rehabilitation program at the Starved Rock Lock and Dam.
Date: September 1978
Creator: Stowe, Richard L.; Pavlov, Barbara A. & Wong, Ging S.

A Concept for the Development of Long-Term Management Plans for Aquatic Plant Control: Final Report

Description: Abstract: This paper describes a general concept that will serve as a basis for developing well-conceived aquatic plant management plans, as well as a step-by-step guide for implementing measures for long-term aquatic plant control while giving proper consideration to their potential long-term effects on the environment.
Date: June 1977
Creator: Sanders, Dana R. & Decell, Joseph Lewis

The Influence of Construction Step Sequence and Nonlinear Material Behavior on Cracking of Earth and Rock-Fill Dams: Preliminary Study

Description: Summary: This report is a review of the materials, specifications, procedures, equipment, and testing pertinent to construction and compaction control of the earth-fill embankment of Littleville Dam, Westfield River, Mass., constructed by the U. S. Army Engineer Division, New England.
Date: December 1970
Creator: Strohm, William E. & Johnson, Stanley J.

Use of Borehole Geophysical Methods in Determining in Situ Bulk Densities and Water Contents in Unconsolidated Materials: Final Report

Description: Introduction: The purpose of this study was to assess the capabilities of the WES geophysical downhole logging equipment for obtaining in situ bulk densities and water contents in unconsolidated materials, to establish a log analysis procedure applicable from one site to another, and to compare geophysically derived properties with those obtained from laboratory analysis of samples.
Date: September 1977
Creator: Hunt, Richard W.