Badescu, Viorel

Macro-engineering Seawater in Unique Environments

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Table of contents

1. Living with Sea Level Change and Dynamic Landscapes: An Archaeological Perspective
Geoffrey N. Bailey, Geoffrey C. P. King

2. History of Ischia Harbour (Southern Italy)
Stefano Carlino, Elena Cubellis, Ilia Delizia, Giuseppe Luongo

3. “And an Island Never Cries”: Cultural and Societal Perspectives on the Mega Development of Islands in the United Arab Emirates
Pernilla Ouis

4. The Dramatic Drop of the Dead Sea: Background, Rates, Impacts and Solutions
Shahrazad Abu Ghazleh, Abdulkader M. Abed, Stephan Kempe

5. The Red Sea–Dead Sea Canal: Its Origin and the Challenges it Faces
Damien Closson, Herbert Hansen, François Halgand, Nada Milisavljevic, Frédéric Hallot, Marc Acheroy

6. Red Sea Heliohydropower: Bab-al-Mandab Sill Macro-Project
Roelof D. Schuiling, Viorel Badescu, Richard B. Cathcart, Jihan Seoud, Jaap C. Hanekamp

7. The Hormuz Strait Dam Macroproject
Roelof Schuiling, Viorel Badescu, Richard Cathcart, Piet Overveld

8. Construction Techniques for Deep-water Immersed Tunnel Using Real-time Sea Strait Current Forecast
Yukinobu Oda, Kazunori Ito, Takahide Honda, Solomon Yim

9. Ecological Energy Conversion of Oceanic and Afferent River Water Currents
Mircea Dimitrie Cazacu, Sergiu Nicolaie

10. Wave Energy Assessments and Modeling of Wave–Current Interactions in the Black Sea
Eugen Rusu

11. The Sea Highway Macro-Project: A Multiple-Advantage Infrastructural Installation for Necessary Twenty-first Century Stabilization of Romanian Coastline Erosion
Mircea Dimitrie Cazacu, Dan Aurel Machita

12. The Black Sea: A Georeactor to Immobilize Metal Wastes
R. D. Schuiling

13. Advantageous Techno-Naturalization of the Seawater in the Black Sea
Mircea Dimitrie Cazacu, Raducu Viorel Iancu

14. Proto-Type of Replicable Industrial Black Sea H2S Gas Extraction Plant
Salah A. Naman, I. Engin Ture, T. Nejat Veziroglu

15. Oxygenation of Large Volumes of Natural Waters by Geo-Engineering: with Particular Reference to a Pilot Experiment in Byfjorden
Anders Stigebrandt, Bengt Liljebladh

16. Aral Sea Partial Refill with Imported Caspian Sea Water
Richard B. Cathcart, Viorel Badescu

17. Aral Sea Rehabilitation with Irtysh Imports
Roelof D. Schuiling, Viorel Badescu

18. Urumia Lake: Hydro-Ecological Stabilization and Permanence
Hossein Golabian

19. Sediment Transport by Wind and Water: The Pioneering Work of Ralph Bagnold
Michael Welland

20. Dune: Arenaceous Anti-Desertification Architecture
Magnus Larsson

21. Dune Sand Fixation: Mauritania Seawater Pipeline Macroproject
Viorel Badescu, Richard B. Cathcart

22. Treeing the CATS: Artificial Gulf Formation by the Chotts Algeria–Tunisia Scheme
Nicola M. Pugno, Richard B. Cathcart, Joseph J. Friedlander

23. Mapping of the Qattara Depression, Egypt, using SRTM Elevation Data for Possible Hydropower and Climate Change Macro-Projects
Ragab A. Hafiez

24. Assessing the Climate Response to Major Surface Inundation: Lake Eyre, Australia
Pandora Hope, Andrew B. Watkins, Robert L. Backway

25. Macro-Engineering Lake Eyre with Imported Seawater
Viorel Badescu, Richard B. Cathcart, Marius Paulescu, Paul Gravila, Alexander A. Bolonkin

26. Can Geoengineering Sustain Critical Ocean Currents?
Peter C. Flynn, Jason Songjian Zhou

27. Calling upon Neptune: Ocean Energies as “Renewables”
Roger H. Charlier

28. Coastal Ecosystem Management Using a Wave Energy-driven Seawater Pump: Some Mega-engineering and Environmental Aspects
S. P. R. Czitrom, I. Penié, G. Lanza

29. Wave Powered Desalination
Stephen H. Salter, Joao M. B. P. Cruz, Jorge A. A. Lucas, Remy C. R. Pascal

30. A Novel Macro-Engineering Approach to Seawater Desalination
Alexander A. Bolonkin, Shmuel Neumann, Joseph J. Friedlander

31. The Ike Dike: A Coastal Barrier Protecting the Houston/Galveston Region from Hurricane Storm Surge
William J. Merrell, Lyssa Graham Reynolds, Andres Cardenas, Joshua R. Gunn, Amie J. Hufton

32. Kalpasar: Potential Coastal Impacts for India of a Mega-Engineering Project “Fulfilling All Wishes”
D. Venkata Subba Rao

33. The Bering Strait Seawater Deflector (BSSD): Arctic Tundra Preservation Using an Immersed, Scalable and Removable Fiberglass Curtain
Richard B. Cathcart, Alexander A. Bolonkin, Radu D. Rugescu

Keywords: Environment, Marine & Freshwater Sciences, Sustainable Development, Environmental Monitoring/Analysis

Publication year
Environmental Science and Engineering
Page amount
39 pages
Natural Sciences

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