Hawaii Deep Water Cable Program : visual impact analysis of proposed 300 kVdc line

dc.contributor.author DHM Planners, Inc. en_US
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dc.date.issued 1987-03 en_US
dc.description.abstract This report investigates the potential visual impact of the proposed Hawaii Deep Water Cable Program 300 kVdc overhead transmission lines which would cross portions of Hawaii, Maui, and Oahu. It does so by examining the three major components which affect visibility: the observer, the object and its setting, and the interrelationships between these components. The potential corridor areas on each island are categorized into four "landscape types", based on landform and landcover characteristics. Each landscape type is evaluated in terms of its visual absorption capability and screening opportunities. The distance relationship between the observer, object and setting is also described. The overall relationship between the landscape characteristics, the project features, and viewer characteristics determines the project's degree of visibility. By modifying the components affecting visibility, potential visual impacts can be avoided, minimized or reduced. Numerous mitigation measures are discussed and illustrated, relating to alignment location within a particular landscape setting, structure design, right- of-way clearing and maintenance, and construction practices. en_US
dc.format.extent 84 pages en_US
dc.identifier.citation DHM Planners, Inc. 1987. Hawaii Deep Water Cable Program: visual impact analysis of proposed 300 kVdc line. DHM Planners, Inc. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10524/36076
dc.language.iso en-US en_US
dc.publisher DHM Planners, Inc. en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Hawaii Deep Water Cable Program Phase II en_US
dc.subject Hawaii Deep Water Cable Program en_US
dc.subject cable en_US
dc.subject transmission en_US
dc.subject impacts en_US
dc.subject visual en_US
dc.subject Hawaii en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Electric power transmission-Environmental aspects--Hawaii en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Electric lines--Environmental aspects--Hawaii en_US
dc.title Hawaii Deep Water Cable Program : visual impact analysis of proposed 300 kVdc line en_US
dc.type Report en_US
dc.type.dcmi Text en_US
local.identifier.callnumber TK3351 .D44 1987 en_US
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