Browsing Environmental Center by Author "Cox, Doak C"

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  • Cox, Doak C (Environmental Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1976-12)
    This report was prepared by the Director of the Environmental Center to further the efforts of a Task Force that was appointed by the Policy Committee of the Center to investigate how the Environmental Impact Statement ...
  • Cox, Doak C (Environmental Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1977-01)
    Rough estimates of the costs of false tsunami warnings in Hawaii are presented in this paper as indicators of the benefits that may be anticipated from further tsunami research. The assistance of the Hawaii State Civil ...
  • Cox, Doak C; Lau, Stephen L; Craven, John P (Environmental Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1971-07)
    This is written in response to your request of 4 May 1971 for information on the relationship between presently used phosphate-based detergents and water quality problems in Hawaii. As you are well aware, organized citizen ...
  • Cox, Doak C; Rappa, Peter J; Miller, Jacqlelin N (Environmental Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1978-01)
    An environmental impact statement (EIS) is a document that identifies and describes the effects that a proposed action will have on the environment. This report deals with the environmental impact statement system that was ...
  • Cox, Doak C (Environmental Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1970-07)
    Knowledgeable people everywhere are now concerned about the degradation of the environment that has resulted from the existence, increase, and activity of their own species. Most widely felt is a concern for the environmental ...
  • Cox, Doak C (Environmental Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1986)
    The record of intensities of historic earthquakes felt on Oahu compiled in a companion report has been subjected to tests for completeness and for the validity of the intensity estimates. The record from 1859 through 1983 ...
  • Cox, Doak C (Environmental Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1978-06)
    The coastal high hazard zone to be established under the National Flood Insurance Program is to be the 100-year tsunami inundation zone. Toward the delineation of the zone Houston et a1. (1977) have estimated frequency ...
  • Rappa, Peter J; Simpliciano, Adelina A; Cox, Doak C; Miller, Jacqueline N (State of Hawaii Department of Planning and Economic Development, 1979-10)
    The intent of the study here reported was to design a system for facilitating the retrieval of information from EIS's on actions affecting the Hawaiian archipelago that would be useful for purposes other than approval ...
  • Cox, Doak C (Environmental Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1983-01)
    This report comments on a recommendation regarding the study of hurricane frequency in Hawaii and the incorporation of hurricane flood experience with tsunami experience in the estimation of the coastal flood hazard in the ...
  • Cox, Doak C; Miller, Jacqueline N; Walters, John; Foong-Fan, Pow (Environmental Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1976-12)
    The Ala Wai Canal flushes poorly due to its length to width ratio; this, combined with the high nutrient levels discharged into it, causes a persistent problem with water quality. As a result of this study we believe that ...
  • Cox, Doak C (Environmental Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1980-01)
    The study leading to this report was undertaken because of the importance of historic information in tsunami hazard management, and particularly in the identification of tsunami hazard zones in the National Flood Insurance ...
  • Cox, Doak C (Environmental Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1985-01)
    From an extensive compilation of the reported effects of the large Hawaiian earthquake of February 1871, it is concluded that the earthquake occurred at 22:11 on 19 February Honolulu local time (08:42.5 on 20 February ...
  • Cox, Doak C (Environmental Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1978-12)
    In June 1978, the Environmental Center issued a review of the "Coastal High-Hazard Zone as Mapped for the National Flood Insurance Program" (Cox, 1978). I have recently been made aware of a problem with the determination ...
  • Cox, Doak C (Environmental Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1989-06)
    This report deals with an issue concerning the seismic risk zone to which the island of Oahu should be assigned in the Uniform Building Code (UBC) and the building code of the City and County of Honolulu. At present the ...
  • Cox, Doak C; Bartram, Paul; Holt, Susan (Environmental Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1975-09)
    Act 176 (1975) calls for the establishment of a "Special Management Area" for shoreline protection, and for the institution of special controls on development in that area. This report on Special Management Area boundaries ...
  • Cox, Doak C (Environmental Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1980-04)
    It is probable but not quite certain that immediately below the proposed point of diversion of 10 million gallons per day from Hanawi Stream, the stream will be entirely dry, except for pools, at some times when the diversion ...
  • Cox, Doak C (Environmental Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa, )
    The 100-year tsunami runup height at Ke-Ahole Point, Hawaii has been variously estimated as between 6.7 feet and 15 feet above sea level. The estimates have been assigned to various near-shore loci, and at least two different ...
  • Cox, Doak C (Environmental Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1977-10)
    The tsunami research group at the Hawaii Institute of Geophysics was asked by Urban 9, consultants to DAGS in planning for a new infirmary at Kalaupapa, Molokai, to advise on the tsunami hazard at proposed sites for the ...
  • Cox, Doak C (Environmental Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1985-01)
    Local contemporary documents indicate that a number of unusual and even peculiar geophysical events occurred in Hawaii during the last four months of 1903, some of which seem not to have been noted in recent geophysical ...

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