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Meeting Name Symposium on a Multipurpose Addition to New York City's Infrastructure (1993 : New York, N.Y.)
Title The East River tidal barrage : a Symposium on a Multipurpose Addition to New York City's Infrastructure / edited by Douglas Hill.
Published New York, N.Y. : New York Academy of Sciences, 1994.
Description xii, 193 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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Table of Contents
 Preface / D. Hill 
 Welcome / V. Wouk 
 Why an East River Tidal Barrage? / D. Hill1
 Tide Gates and Their Effect on Water Quality / M. J. Bowman7
 Hydrodynamic and Water Quality Impacts of the Proposed East River Tidal Barrage / J. P. St. John23
 Sedimentation Associated with an East River Tidal Barrage / H. Bokuniewicz51
 Effects of Tide Gates on the Fish Community of the East River / P. M. J. Woodhead, M. L. Thatcher, R. Will, L. M. Bocamazo 
 Tide Gates and the Estuarine Environment: A New York City Perspective / E. O. Wagner81
 General Discussion87
 Another East River Crossing? / L. J. Riccio93
 East River Tidal Barrage / M. J. Abrahams, A. Matlin101
 General Concepts for and Design Issues Related to an East River Tidal Barrage / J. J. Szeligowski, H. Ekezian, L. H. Hixenbaugh115
 Infrastructure as Public Place / A. C. Webster129
 Prospects of Tidal Electricity Generation / G. Birman147
 Permitting the East River Tidal Barrage / J. W. Haggerty151
 Some Initial Thoughts from a Member of the Environmental Community / T. D. Searchinger155
 A Summary of the Symposium / D. F. Squires171
 Curricula Vitae179
 Subject Index189
 Index of Contributors193
Series Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences ; v. 742
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Subjects City planning -- New York (State) -- New York.
Barrages -- New York (State) -- East River.
East River (N.Y.)
Other Author Hill, Douglas, 1925- Editor.
Other Author New York Academy of Sciences.
ISBN 0897668685 (hbk.)
0897668693 (pbk.)
9780897668682 (hbk.)
9780897668699 (pbk.)
OCLC/Bib Util # 31078892

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