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1994-EEI-01

95-R-10 

Resource Significance: A New Perspective for Environmental Project Planning
Resource significance is one of the metrics used in the decision making process of selecting environmental projects for implementation. The theory being that the more "significant" resources, as defined in Institutional, Technical, and Public parameters, will be carried into the implementation phase of project planning. This report provides a brief discussion of the sources for determining resource significance. It also provides summary statistics of 95 programs developed for purposes of ranking projects based on certain levels of significance. Among these are Federal, Regional, State, Nonprofit and Historical programs. The report presents summaries of selected existing programs that can assist in the identification and description of the significance of environmental resources. Included are discussions of models for prioritizing National and Regional environmental resource priorities as well as models which use established sets of scientific or TECHNICAL criteria, INSTITUTIONAL criteria, PUBLIC support or opinion and models which promote interagency cooperation to establish environmental resource priorities.
Amy Doll ; Kenneth I Rubin , Ph.D.
Dec 1994

NTIS: AD-A304362

Volume: 1
Total Volumes: 1

Pages: 58

1994-EEI-01     

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1995-EEI-02

95-R-2 

Review of Monetary and Non-Monetary Valuation of Environmental Investments
This study was conducted as part of the Evaluation of Environmental Investments Research Program (EEIRP). The EEIRP is sponsored by the Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (HQUSACE). It is jointly assigned to the U.S. Army Engineer Water Resources Support Center (WRSC), Institute for Water Resources (IWR), and the U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station (WES), Environmental Laboratory (EL). Mr. William J. Hansen of IWR is the Program Manager and Mr. H. Roger Hamilton is the WES Manager. Technical Monitors during this study were Mr. John W. Bellinger and Mr. K. Brad Fowler, HQUSACE. The Field Review Group members that provide overall Program direction and their District or Division affiliations are: Mr. David Carney, New Orleans; Mr. Larry M. Kilgo, Lower Mississippi Valley; Mr. Richard Gorton, Omaha; Mr. Bruce D. Carlson, St. Paul; Mr. Glendon L. Coffee, Mobile; Ms. Susan E. Durden, Savannah; Mr. Scott Miner, San Francisco; Mr. Robert F. Scott, Fort Worth; Mr. Clifford J. Kidd, Baltimore; Mr. Edwin J. Woodruff, North Pacific; and Dr. Michael Passmore, Walla Walla. The work was conducted under the Monetary and Other Valuation Techniques Work Unit of the EEIRP. Mr. Hansen of IWR and Mr. John Titre, Resources Analysis Branch (RAB), Natural Resources Division (NRD), EL are the Principal Investigators.
Donald T Capan ; Timothy D Feather ; Keith W Harrington ; Clifford S Russell
Feb 1995

NTIS: AD-A304192

Volume: 1
Total Volumes: 1



1995-EEI-02     

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1995-EEI-03

95-R-3 

Prototype Information Tree for Environmental Restoration Plan Formulation and Cost Estimation
This work reported herein was conducted as part of the Evaluation of Environmental Investments Research Program (EEIRP). The EEIRP is sponsored by the Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (HQUSACE). It is jointly assigned to the U.S. Army Engineer Water Resources Support Center (WRSC), Institute for Water Resources (IWR) and the U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station (WES), Environmental Laboratory (EL). Mr. William J. Hansen of IWR is the Program Manager and Mr. H. Roger Hamilton is the WES Manager. Program Monitors during this study were Mr. John W. Bellinger and Mr. K. Brad Fowler, HQUSACE. The field review group members that provide overall Program direction and their District or Division affiliations are: Mr. David Carney, New Orleans; Mr. Larry M. Kilgo, Lower Mississippi Valley; Mr. Richard Gorton, Omaha; Mr. Bruce D. Carlson, St. Paul; Mr. Glendon L. Coffee, Mobile; Ms. Susan E. Durden, Savannah; Mr. Scott Miner, San Francisco; Mr. Robert F. Scott, Fort Worth; Mr. Clifford J. Kidd, Baltimore; Mr. Edwin J. Woodruff, North Pacific; and Dr. Michael Passmore, Walla Walla.

Mar 1995

NTIS: AD-A296348

Volume: 1
Total Volumes: 1

Pages: 70

1995-EEI-03     

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1995-EEI-04

95-R-4 

Compilation and Review of Completed Restoration and Mitigation Studies in Developing an Evaluation Framework for Environmental Resources, Volume I
This study was conducted as part of the Evaluation of Environmental Investments Research Program (EEIRP). The EEIRP is sponsored by the Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (HQUSACE). It is jointly assigned to the U.S. Army Engineer Water Resources Support Center (WRSC), Institute for Water Resources (IWR) and the U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station (WES), Environmental Laboratory (EL). Mr. William J. Hansen of IWR is the Program Manager and Mr. H. Roger Hamilton is the WES Manager. Technical Monitors during this study were Mr. John W. Bellinger and Mr. K. Brad Fowler, HQUSACE. The field review group members that provide complete Program direction and their District or Division affiliations are: Mr. David Carney, New Orleans; Mr. Larry M. Kilgo, Lower Mississippi Valley; Mr. Richard Gorton, Omaha; Mr. Bruce D. Carlson, St. Paul; Mr. Glendon L. Coffee, Mobile; Ms. Susan E. Durden, Savannah; Mr. Scott Miner, San Francisco; Mr. Robert F. Scott, Fort Worth; Mr. Clifford J. Kidd, Baltimore; Mr. Edwin J. Woodruff, North Pacific; and Dr. Michael Passmore, Walla Walla. The work was conducted under the Evaluation Framework Work Unit of the EEIRP. Ms. Joy Muncy of the Technical Analysis and Research Division (TARD), IWR and Mr. Jim Henderson of the Natural Resources Division (NRD), WES are the Principal Investigators.
Donald T Capan ; Timothy D Feather
Apr 1995

NTIS: AD-A304108

Volume: 1
Total Volumes: 2

Pages: 70

1995-EEI-04     

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1995-EEI-05

95-R-5 

Compilation and Review of Completed Restoration and Mitigation Studies in Developing an Evaluation Framework for Environmental Resources, Volume II
A research project of this magnitude generates a tremendous volume of information. The entries in Volume II are important supplements to the comparative analysis presented in Volume I. They are valuable products/analyses on their own, but were too lengthy to be included in the comparative analysis. The contents of Volume II support the points made in the comparative analysis.
Donald T Capan ; Timothy D Feather
Apr 1995

NTIS: AD-A304109

Volume: 2
Total Volumes: 2

Pages: 224

1995-EEI-05     

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1995-EEI-06

95-R-1 

Evaluation of Environmental Investments Procedures Manual - Interim: Cost Effectiveness and Incremental Cost Analyses
This manual serves as a guide for conducting cost effectiveness and incremental cost analyses for the evaluation of alternative environmental restoration or mitigation plans. It presents a procedural framework for conducting the cost analyses and discusses how they fit into, and contribute to, the Corps planning process. The procedures included in this manual are based upon the conceptual framework of the U.S. Water Resources Council's Principles and Guidelines and comply with current Corps regulations and guidance on incremental cost analysis for environmental restoration or mitigation planning studies. Discussed in the manual are the conceptual underpinnings, practical procedures, and implications for decision making of cost effectiveness and incremental cost analyses. Also provided are instructions for accompanying automated computational procedures for conducting the analyses. These automated procedures will execute the otherwise time-consuming "number-crunching", allowing planners more time to formulate and evaluate alternative plans and their outputs.
Samuel Franco ; William J. Hansen ; Kenneth D Orth ; Ridgley Robinson
May 1995

NTIS: AD-A319361

Volume: 1
Total Volumes: 1

Pages: 118

1995-EEI-06     

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1995-EEI-07

95-R-8 

Trade-Off Analysis for Environmental Projects: An Annotated Bibliography
This is a report with an attached annotated bibliography. This study explores the literature for analytical techniques that can support the complex decision-making process associated with Corps of Engineers environmental projects. The literature review focuses on opportunities for using trade-off methodologies and group processes in environmental plan formulation and evaluation. The work was conducted under the Evaluation Framework Work Unit within the Evaluation of Environmental Investments Research Program.
Donald T Capan ; Timothy D Feather ; Keith W Harrington
Aug 1995

NTIS: AD-A304270

Volume: 1
Total Volumes: 1

Pages: 198

1995-EEI-07     

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1995-EEI-08

95-R-12 

National Review of Non-Corps Environmental Restoration Projects
This study was conducted as part of the Evaluation of Environmental Investments Research Program (EEIRP). The EEIRP is sponsored by the Headquarters, U.S. Army (HQUSACE). It is jointly assigned to the U.S. Army Engineer Water Resources Support Center (WRSC) Institute for Water Resources (IWR) and the U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station (WES) Environmental Laboratory (EL). Mr. William J. Hansen of IWR is the Program Manager, and Mr. H. Roger Hamilton is the WES Manager. Program Monitors during this study were Mr. John W. Bellinger and Mr. K. Brad Fowler, HQUSACE. The field review group members who provide complete Program direction and their District or Division affiliations are as follows: Mr. David Carney, New Orleans District; Mr. Larry M. Kilgo, Lower Mississippi Valley Division; Mr. Richard Gorton, Omaha District; Mr. Bruce D. Carlson, St. Paul District; Mr. Glendon L. Coffee, Mobile District; Ms. Susan E. Durden, Savannah District; Mr. Scott Miner, San Francisco District; Mr. Robert F. Scott, Fort Worth District; Mr. Clifford J. Kidd, Baltimore District; Mr. Edwin J. Woodruff, North Pacific Division; and Dr. Michael Passmore, Walla Walla District. The work was conducted under the Engineering Environmental Investments Work Unit of the EEIRP. Ms. Joy Muncy of the Technical Analysis and Research Division (TARD), IWR, and Mr. Tony Dardeau and J. Craig Fischenich of the Environmental Engineering Division (EED), WES, are the Principal Investigators.
Mark Curran ; Michael J Scott ; David K Shreffler ; Ronald M Thom ; M. Angela Walters ; Katherine F Wellman
Dec 1995

NTIS: AD-A319901

Volume: 1
Total Volumes: 1

Pages: 175

1995-EEI-08     

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1996-EEI-09

96-R-7 

Significance in Environmental Project Planning: Resource Document
The purpose of this report is to provide guidance for identifying and describing resource significance in environmental project planning within the Corps of Engineers' Civil Works Program. The concept of resource significance is taking on a new meaning. In flood control and navigation projects, the environmental concerns were to avoid negative impacts on significant resources. If and when negative impacts did occur, they had to be mitigated. As a result, often the minimum was offered as mitigation for detrimental impacts. In today's planning environment, with environmental resources becoming the project purpose, the emphasis is shifting towards identifying all of the significant environmental resources in the study area and planning to enhance or restore those resources to some self-sustainable state. Given that some resources are more significant than others, and that there will never be adequate funding to address all environmental resource problems and opportunities, we are faced with developing a selection process for identifying the most significant environmental resources so that those can be addressed with available funding. This work unit within the Evaluation of Environmental Investments Research Program, attempts to define a method for identifying and prioritizing significant environmental resources.
Amy Doll ; Kenneth I Rubin , Ph.D.
Jan 1996

NTIS: AD-A319532

Volume: 1
Total Volumes: 1

Pages: 86

1996-EEI-09     

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1996-EEI-10

96-R-4 

Linkages Between Environmental Outputs and Human Services
A critical part of planning for environmental restoration projects is assessing the impacts of alternative plans. There are many dimensions to this assessment that are critical to formulating the most appropriate (socially, environmentally, etc.) alternative plan. Among these aspects are two foundational elements that require evaluation: the ecologic impacts and the resultant socioeconomic effects. Ecology and economics are academic disciplines in their own right and are supported by vast literature. Each has displayed varying degrees of success in pragmatic application, such as what is required for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps or USACE) environmental plan formulation. Building a bridge between these two disciplines, ecology and economics, in support of environmental plan formulation is the aim of this study.
Donald T Capan ; Richard A Cole ; Timothy D Feather ; John B Loomis
Feb 1996

NTIS: AD-A320081

Volume: 1
Total Volumes: 1

Pages: 160

1996-EEI-10     

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1996-EEI-11

96-EL-2 

Development of an Integrated Bio-Economic Planning System for Corps of Engineers' Planning Projects: Conceptual Design
This report describes the conceptual design of a computer-based decision support system that links existing HEP models and ICA software to spatial data through the use of an analysis engine. This will allow users to semi-automatically run HEP and ICA software linked to spatial data. Biological outputs and ICA annualized costs are base on user-provided inputs of expected costs and expected habitat changes.
Kelly A Burks ; Michael F Passmore
Feb 1996

NTIS: 

Volume: 1
Total Volumes: 1

Pages: 26

1996-EEI-11     

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1996-EEI-12

96-R-8 

(An) Introduction to Risk and Uncertainty in the Evaluation of Environmental Investments
This report was conducted as part of the Evaluation of Environmental Investments Research Program (EEIRP). The EEIRP is sponsored by Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (HQUSACE). It is jointly assigned to the U.S. Army Engineer Water Resources Support Center (WRSC), Institute for Water Resources (IWR), and the U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station (WES), Environmental lab (EL). Mr. William J. Hansen of IWR is the Program Manager, and Mr. H. Roger Hamilton is the WES Manager. Program Monitors during this study were Mr. John W. Bellinger and Mr. K. Brad Fowler, HQUSACE. The field review group members that provide complete program direction and their District or Division affiliations are Mr. David Carney, New Orleans District; Mr. Larry Kilgo, Lower Mississippi Valley Division; Mr. Richard Gorton, Omaha District; Mr. Bruce D. Carlson, St. Paul District; Mr. Glendon L. Coffee, Mobile District; Ms. Susan E. Durden, Savannah District; Mr. Scott Miner, San Francisco District; Mr. Robert F. Scott, Fort Worth District; Mr. Clifford J. Kidd, Baltimore District; Mr. Edwin J. Woodruff, North Pacific Division; and Dr. Michael Passmore, Walla Walla District. The work was conducted under the Incorporating Risk and Uncertainty Into Environmental Evaluation Work Unit of the EEIRP. Mr. L. Leigh Skaggs of the Technical Analysis and Research Division (TARD), IWR and Mr. Richard Kasul of the Natural Resources Division (NRD), WES are the Principal Investigators.
Charles E Yoe , Ph.D.
Mar 1996

NTIS: AD-A316839

Volume: 1
Total Volumes: 1

Pages: 119

1996-EEI-12     

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1996-EEI-13

96-R-17 

Environmental Evaluation: The Role of Stakeholder Communication and Collaborative Planning
This study was conducted as part of the Evaluation of Environmental Investments Research Program (EEIRP). The EEIRP is sponsored by Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (HQUSACE). It is jointly assigned to the U.S. Army Engineer Water Resources Support Center (WRSC), Institute for Water Resources (IWR), and the U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station (WES), Environmental Laboratory (EL). Mr. William J. Hansen of IWR is the Program Manager and Mr. H. Roger Hamilton is the WES Manager. Program Monitors during this study were Mr. John W. Bellinger and Mr. K. Brad Fowler, HQUSACE. The Field Review Group members that provided overall Program direction and their District or Division affiliations were: Mr. David Carney, New Orleans; Mr. Larry M. Kilgo, Lower Mississippi Valley; Mr. Richard Gorton, Omaha; Mr. Bruce D. Carlson, St. Paul; Mr. Glendon L. Coffee, Mobile; Ms. Susan E. Durden, Savannah; Mr. Scott Miner, San Francisco; Mr. Robert F. Scott, Fort Worth; Mr. Clifford J. Kidd, Baltimore; Mr. Edwin J. Woodruff, North Pacific; and Dr. Michael Passmore, WES (formerly with Walla Walla District).
Donald T Capan ; Timothy D Feather ; David A Schkade
Jun 1996

NTIS: AD-A319523

Volume: 1
Total Volumes: 1

Pages: 75

1996-EEI-13     

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1996-EEI-14

96-R-18 

Evaluation of Environmental Investments Procedures: Interim Overview Manual
The purpose of this report is to support Corps planners by identifying EEIRP products that can be used to apply the P&G planning process to environmental projects. Underlying the incorporation of the EEIRP products in the P&G planning process is the need to (1) integrate the tools and techniques identified and developed by the EEIRP and (2) ensure that they collectively address the site and portfolio questions. (Note: Not all of the EEIRP products have been completed. This interim report highlights the finalized products and outlines those that are in progress. Once all of the products have been completed, this report will be updated and finalized.)
Timothy D Feather ; Keith W Harrington
Jun 1996

NTIS: AD-A319466

Volume: 1
Total Volumes: 1

Pages: 69

1996-EEI-14     

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1996-EEI-15

96-EL-3 

Cultural Resource Significance Evaluation: Proceedings of a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Workshop, 3-4 October 1994, Vicksburg, Mississippi
This publication consists of a set papers from a Corps of Engineer sponsored workshop on the subject of significance evaluation in cultural resources management held 3-4 October, 1994 at the US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg Mississippi. The purpose of the workshop was to solicit early input and advice on how best to proceed with plans for the research project described in the lead paper of these proceedings.
Frederick L Briuer
Aug 1996

NTIS: 

Volume: 1
Total Volumes: 1

Pages: 60

1996-EEI-15     

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1996-EEI-16

96-R-9 

Incorporating Risk and Uncertainty into Environmental Evaluation: An Annotated Bibliography
This report was prepared to provide assistance to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) in beginning to assess risk and uncertainty in the evaluation of environmental investments. The literature review presented in this report was developed as an initial effort for the "Incorporating Risk and Uncertainty into Environmental Evaluation" work unit of the Corps' Evaluation of Environmental Investments Research Program (EEIRP). The products of the EEIRP provide Corps planners with methodologies and techniques to aid in developing supportable environmental restoration and mitigation projects and plans.
Charles E Yoe , Ph.D.
Sep 1996

NTIS: AD-A319561

Volume: 1
Total Volumes: 1

Pages: 199

1996-EEI-16     

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1996-EEI-17

96-EL-4 

Planning and Evaluating Restoration of Aquatic Habitats from An Ecological Perspective
This report describes important ecological processes and characteristics that should be considered when restoring aquatic and marine habitats. It is written for engineers, planners, and managers who do not have extensive backgrounds in ecology and for biologists new to habitat restoration. The purpose of the report is to foster discussions within multidisciplinary planning teams, not take the place of those discussions. Detailed. local knowledge and experience is the best source of information for planning habitat restoration projects. and learns of individuals that collectively have broad ranges of expertise are the best project planners (NRC 1992). Chapters 1 through 4 cover ecological issues relevant to most restoration projects, regardless of habitat type, and should be useful to all readers. Chapter 5 is divided into sections based on ecosystems; readers may want to focus only on the ecosystem-specific discussions relevant to their work.
Jane Sexton ; John Titre ; David Yozzo
Sep 1996

NTIS: 

Volume: 1
Total Volumes: 1

Pages: 152

1996-EEI-17     

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1996-EEI-18

96-R-24 

Monetary Measurement of Environmental Goods and Services: Framework and Summary of Techniques for Corps Planners
This report provides information on the potential applicability and use of monetary measurement techniques (also referred to herein as economic benefits estimation or valuation techniques) for environmental project planning studies within the Corps of Engineers' Civil Works Program. As will be discussed further below, in some cases it may be possible and desirable to estimate the monetary benefits associated with certain environmental outputs provided by ecosystem restoration projects. The purpose of this report is to help project planners better understand what tools are available for estimating the monetary benefits of environmental outputs, when they may be technically appropriate to use, and their potential resource requirements in the ecosystem restoration context. This report attempts to address these information gaps by providing Corps planners with a summary of selected economic valuation techniques and their resource requirements, and a framework for evaluating their potential applicability and use for ecosystem restoration project planning. A forthcoming "Procedures Manual" will provide more detailed information on the evaluation and potential use of these tools for planning purposes. That manual will link the information contained in this report with information from other reports prepared as part of the EEIRP Monetary and Other Valuation Techniques Work Unit, as well as the Corps' National Economic Development Procedures Manual Series.
Apogee Research, Inc.
Nov 1996

NTIS: AD-A321232

Volume: 1
Total Volumes: 1

Pages: 70

1996-EEI-18     

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1996-EEI-19

96-R-27 

National Review of Corps Environmental Restoration Projects
Historic engineering specifications often do not mesh with environmental objectives, and some individuals have expressed concern that there may be a tendency to over-design Corps environmental projects. The ability of local sponsors to cost-share may be compromised if unneeded detail and intensity of Corps designs result in higher cost plans and projects then needed. Water resource managers and study managers are looking for more diverse measures, including less detailed and intensive designs, to address ecosystem restoration objectives. Yet, little guidance is available to assist planners: 1) identify potential variables that could be modified to improve environmental outputs; 2) identify potential environmental management measures for modifying those variables; 3) identify the various engineering features or components of those management measures; 4) determine the associated probability of success of alternative management measures; and 5) estimate their costs.
E. A Dardeau ; J. Craig Fischenich , Dr. ; Joy D Muncy
Nov 1996

NTIS: AD-A321613

Volume: 1
Total Volumes: 1

Pages: 233

1996-EEI-19     

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1996-EEI-20

96-R-23 

Planning Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Monitoring Programs
The purpose of this report is to provide a systematic approach to planning, implementing, and interpreting monitoring programs for restoration projects. The objective of the report is to show how a monitoring program proceeds from identification of restoration project goals, through selecting monitoring methods, and finally to interpretation and dissemination of results. The use of monitoring results to implement corrective actions is also described. This report is not a "how to" manual of the specifics of sampling, sample processing, statistical analysis of data, etc., but rather a guide to fundamental elements of a monitoring program for aquatic restoration.
Ronald M Thom ; Katherine F Wellman
Dec 1996

NTIS: AD-A325903

Volume: 1
Total Volumes: 1

Pages: 128

1996-EEI-20     

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1996-EEI-21

96-R-29 

Identifying Small Group Techniques for Planning Environmental Projects: A General Protocol
This is a hypothetical example of a study manager preparing for a meeting. There are a number of variables to account for, such as personalities, familiarity with the planning process, and differing goals of participants. There are many small group techniques that could be used for guiding the scoping meeting mentioned above, but there is limited time for deciding which approach to use. This report is designed to provide a protocol, based on the components in Figure I-1, that Corps planners can use to identify small-group techniques to achieve the desired results of the meeting. It will also prepare planners to interact with facilitators when developing a meeting format that uses small-group techniques.
F. Dale Brown ; Donald T Capan ; Timothy D Feather ; Keith W Harrington
Dec 1996

NTIS: AD-A325987

Volume: 1
Total Volumes: 1

Pages: 84

1996-EEI-21     

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1996-EEI-22

96-R-30 

Evaluation of Environmental Investments Procedures: Overview Manual
The Corps six-step planning process is based upon the U.S. Water Resources Council's Economic and Environmental Principles and Guidelines for Water and Related Land Resources Implementation Studies (P&G), promulgated in 1983. The P&G provides a decision-making framework that is equally applicable to traditional water resources projects and environmental restoration projects. However, the differences between these projects, such as restoration's predominance of non-monetary benefits, require tailoring the planning process for ecosystem restoration. The Corps ongoing adaptations of the planning process include: (1) promulgating the various forms of guidance for environmental planning, (2) documenting field experience with planning environmental projects (i.e., case studies), and (3) developing the process and products provided by the EEIRP. This report, prepared under the EEIRP Evaluation Framework work unit, is part of that effort.
Timothy D Feather ; Keith W Harrington
Dec 1996

NTIS: AD-A326248

Volume: 1
Total Volumes: 1

Pages: 66

1996-EEI-22     

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1996-LAB-05

96-EL-5 

Use of Predictive Models in Aquatic Habitat Restoration
Evaluation of Environmental Investments Research Program
Science Applications International Corporation, Marine Sciences Western Division
Aug 1996

NTIS: 

Volume: 1
Total Volumes: 1

Pages: 120

1996-LAB-05     

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1997-EEI-23

97-R-1 

Valuing Urban Wetlands: A Property Pricing Approach
This study was conducted as part of the Evaluation of Environmental Investments Research Program (EEIRP). The EEIRP is sponsored by Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (HQUSACE). It is jointly assigned to the U.S. Army Engineers Water Resources Support Center (WRSC), Institute for Water Resources (IWR), and the U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station (WES), Environmental Laboratory (EL). Mr. William J. Hansen of IWR is the Program Manager and Mr. H. Roger Hamilton is the WES Manager. Program Monitors during this study were Mr. John W. Bellinger and Mr. K. Brad Fowler, HQUSACE. The Field Review Group members that provided overall Program direction and their District or Division affiliations were: Mr. David Carney, New Orleans; Mr. Larry M. Kilgo, Lower Mississippi Valley; Mr. Richard Gorton, Omaha; Mr. Bruce D. Carlson, St. Paul; Mr. Glendon L. Coffee, Mobile; Ms. Susan E. Durden Savannah; Mr. Scott Miner, San Francisco; Mr. Robert F. Scott, Fort Worth; Mr. Clifford J. Kidd, Baltimore; Mr. Edwin J. Woodruff, North Pacific; and Dr. Michael Passmore, WES (formerly with Walla Walla).
Brent L Mahan
Mar 1997

NTIS: AD-A326734

Volume: 1
Total Volumes: 1

Pages: 90

1997-EEI-23     

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1997-EEI-24

96-EL-1 

Trends and Patterns in Cultural Resource Significance: An Historical Perspective and Annotated Bibliography
This publication offers a broad, analytical review of the literature concerned with the challenging subject of evaluating cultural resource significance. This review of significance includes two main sections: (a) and Annotated Bibliography (consisting mostly of peer-reviewed lityerature) and (b) an Analysis Section (devoted to tracing historical trends in archaeological method and theory). The literature summarized here is extensive and is not accessible widely to the archaeological and cultural resource management (CRM) communities. After analyzing a wide range of publications, 21 major themes or concepts were established to characterize the breadth of archaeological views and ideas about significance. A review of each theme was undertaken, including both a discussion and a graphical presentation of trends through time. Systematic indexing and cross-referencing of publications, authgors, and significance themes have also been carried out to assist users in locating references of special interest. The concluding section offers some suggestions and insights into the future direction of significant evaluation with respect to the work unit and within CRM generally. Particular emphasis is placed on the opportunities to develop more holistic management strategies, to make greater use of new approaches and technologies, and to use more explicit evaluation methods.
Frederick L Briuer ; Clay Mathers
Apr 1997

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Volume: 1
Total Volumes: 1

Pages: 196

1997-EEI-24     

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1997-EEI-25

97-R-4 

Resource Significance Protocol for Environmental Project Planning
The work reported herein was conducted as part of the Evaluation of Environmental Investments Research Program (EEIRP). The EEIRP is sponsored by the Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (HQUSACE). It is jointly assigned to the U.S. Army Engineer Water Resources Support Center (WRSC), Institute for Water Resources (IWR) and the U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station (WES), Environmental Laboratory (EL). Mr. William J. Hansen of IWR is the Program Manager and Mr. H. Roger Hamilton is the WES Manager. Program Monitors during this study were Mr. John W. Bellinger and Mr. K. Brad Fowler, HQUSACE. The Field Review Group members that provide overall Program direction and their District or Division affiliation are: Mr. David Carney, New Orleans; Mr. Larry M. Kilgo, Lower Mississippi Valley; Mr. Richard Gorton, Omaha; Mr. Bruce D. Carlson, St. Paul; Mr. Glendon L. Coffee, Mobile; Ms. Susan E. Durden, Savannah; Mr. Scott Miner, San Francisco; Mr. Robert F. Scott, Fort Worth; Mr. Clifford J. Kidd, Baltimore; Mr. Edwin J. Woodruff, North Pacific; and Dr. Michael Passmore, WES (formerly Walla Walla).
Amy Doll ; Kenneth I Rubin , Ph.D.
Jul 1997

NTIS: AD-A331323

Volume: 1
Total Volumes: 1

Pages: 76

1997-EEI-25     

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1997-EEI-26

97-R-7 

Risk and Uncertainty Analysis Procedures for the Evaluation of Environmental Outputs
This report was conducted as part of the Evaluation of Environmental Investments Research Program (EEIRP). The EEIRP is sponsored by Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (HQUSACE). It is jointly assigned to the U.S. Army Engineer Water Resources Support Center (WRSC), Institute for Water Resources (IWR), and the U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station (WES), Environmental lab (EL). Mr. William J. Hansen of IWR is the Program Manager, and Mr. H. Roger Hamilton is the WES Manager. Program Monitors during this study were Mr. John W. Bellinger and Mr. K. Brad Fowler, HQUSACE. The field review group members that provide complete program direction and their District or Division affiliations are Mr. David Carney, New Orleans District; Mr. Larry Kilgo, Lower Mississippi Valley Division; Mr. Richard Gorton, Omaha District; Mr. Bruce D. Carlson, St. Paul District; Mr. Glendon L. Coffee, Mobile District; Ms. Susan E. Durden, Savannah District; Mr. Scott Miner, San Francisco District; Mr. Robert F. Scott, Fort Worth District; Mr. Clifford J. Kidd, Baltimore District; Mr. Edwin J. Woodruff, North Pacific Division; and Dr. Michael Passmore, formerly of Walla Walla District. The work was conducted under the Incorporating Risk and Uncertainty Into Environmental Evaluation Work Unit of the EEIRP. Mr. L. Leigh Skaggs of the Technical Analysis and Research Division (TARD), IWR and Mr. Richard Kasul of the Natural Resources Division (NRD), WES are the Principal Investigators.
Leigh L Skaggs ; Charles E Yoe , Ph.D.
Aug 1997

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Volume: 1
Total Volumes: 1

Pages: 139

1997-EEI-26     

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