Accession Number : ADA255400


Title :   A Review of 16 Planning and Forecast Methodologies Used in U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Inland Navigation Studies


Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER INST FOR WATER RESOURCES ALEXANDRIA VA


Personal Author(s) : Grier, David V ; Skaggs, L L


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a255400.pdf


Report Date : Jun 1992


Pagination or Media Count : 122


Abstract : This manual is part of a larger R&D effort to develop procedures and guidelines for making consistent and systematic inland waterway traffic projections. The purpose of this manual is to review and assess traffic forecasting methodologies previously employed by project level and national level Corps of Engineers inland navigation studies. Inherent in this effort is the identification of data sources for economic, transportation, and commodity supply and demand forecasts. Review of forecast and methods, waterway traffic projections, data sources for economic, transportation, and commodity supply and demand forecasts.


Descriptors :   *WATER TRAFFIC , *SURFACE NAVIGATION , *INLAND WATERWAYS , TRANSPORTATION , ECONOMICS , TRAFFIC , FORECASTING , WATERWAYS , LOCKS(WATERWAYS) , ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENTS , COMMODITIES , NAVIGATION , RIVERS , SUPPLIES


Subject Categories : Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
      Civil Engineering
      Land and Riverine Navigation and Guidance


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE