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All Coastal, Inland, and Multimodal Activities

 
       
 

The following NETS research activities are currently underway or completed:

 
     
 
Activity Progress Products
The  Assessment and Development of Multimodal Analytical Models: Phase 1, Regional Routing Model

Fact Sheet

Paper by Frank Southworth, Dec 6,2005 (1.4 MB, Paper)

Peer Support Meeting, December 12, 2005 (Meeting)

Report by Bruce Lambert, Jan 9,2005 (112 KB, Report)

Presentation by Frank Southworth, Sep 28,2006 (18.4 MB, Presentation)

Paper by Frank Southworth and Bruce Lambert, Dec 19,2006 (979 KB, Paper)

 
 
Columbia-Snake Transportation Demands

Fact Sheet
 

Paper by Eric Jessup and Ken Casavant, July 24, 2004 (386 KB, Paper)

Report by Ken Casavant and Eric Jessup, May 2005 (854 KB, Report)

Paper by Kenneth Train and Wesley Wilson, Dec 7,2005 (1.24 MB, Paper)

Report by Kenneth Train and Wesley W. Wilson, March 2006 (699 KB, Report)

Paper by Kenneth Train and Wesley W. Wilson, Nov 14,2005 (74 KB, Paper)

 
Congestion and Spatial Equilibrium Models

Fact Sheet

Paper by Simon Anderson and Wesley Wilson, February 2005 (303 KB, Paper)

Paper by Simon Anderson and Wesley Wilson, April 2005 (394 KB, Paper)

Paper by Kenneth Train and Wesley W. Wilson, Oct 31,2006 (114 KB, Paper)

Presentation by Simon Anderson and Wesley Wilson, Jan 5,2007 (712 KB, Presentation)

Presentation by Simon Anderson and Wesley W. Wilson, Jul 13,2007 (280 KB, Presentation)

 

Paper by Simon Anderson and Wesley Wilson, November 2004 (1.33 MB, Paper)

Paper by Simon P. Anderson and Wesley W. Wilson, December 2005 (569 KB, Paper)

Paper by Simon Anderson and Wesley Wilson, September 2005 (628 KB, Paper)

 
Container Model and Analysis: Longer Term Analysis of Infrastructure Demands and Risks

Fact Sheet

Report by William W. Wilson, Dec 31,2007 (278 KB, Report)

Report by William W. Wilson and Eric DeVuyst, Dec 31,2007 (222 KB, Report)

Report by William W. Wilson and Camilo Sarmiento, Dec 31,2007 (464 KB, Report)

 
 
Container/Cargo Carriage Life-Cycle Costing Evaluation

Fact Sheet
   
Determining System Capacity to Accommodate Grain Flows by Rail to the Mississippi River at St. Louis

Fact Sheet
 

Report by The Louis Berger Group, Inc., Nov 1, 2005 (661 KB, Report)

 
Discrete Event Simulation Model of a Congested Segment of the Upper Mississippi River Inland Navigation System

Fact Sheet
 

Report by Donald Sweeney, November 2004 (1.4 MB, Report)

UMR Simulation Model

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Map of UMR Locks

 
Event Study - Greenup

Fact Sheet
 

Report by Planning Center of Expertise for Inland Navigation, February 2005 (1.07 MB, Report)

 
Event Study - Hannibal Locks Closure

Fact Sheet
 

Report by Planning Center of Expertise for Inland Navigation, May 1,2006 (1.5 MB, Report)

 
Event Study - Lock 27 Closures

Fact Sheet
 

Report by Planning Center of Expertise for Inland Navigation, Oct 17,2006 (521 KB, Report)

Report by Planning Center of Expertise for Inland Navigation, Oct 17,2006 (720 KB, Report)

 
Event Study - McAlpine

Fact Sheet
 

Report by The Planning Center of Expertise for Inland Navigation, September 2005 (3.18 MB, Report)

Report by Planning Center of Expertise for Inland Navigation, Sep 2005 (517 KB, Report)

 
Forecasting River Traffic

Fact Sheet

Report by Mark Thoma and Wesley Wilson, November 14 2004 (166 KB, Report)

Report: Appendix A, December 2004 (347 KB, Report)

Report by Mark Thoma and Wesley Wilson, December 2004 (125 KB, Report)

Report by Mark Thoma and Wesley Wilson, December 2004 (166 KB, Report)

 

Paper by Mark Thoma and Wesley Wilson, July 2004 (413 KB, Paper)

Report by Mark Thoma and Wesley Wilson, Aug 21,2005 (612 KB, Report)

Paper by Mark Thoma and Wesley Wilson, Aug 21,2005 (98 KB, Paper)

Reviewer Comments by Reviewers, August 21,2005 (59 KB, Reviewer Comments)

 
Great Lakes Reliability Study

Fact Sheet
   
HarborSym: Simulation Model for Deep Draft Navigation Improvements

Fact Sheet

Presentation by Shana Heisey Olig (2.0 MB, Presentation)

Presentation by David Moser, Keith Hfseth, Shana Heisey, Richard Males, and Cory Rogers (5.0 MB, Presentation)

Presentation by Keith Hofseth, Shana Heisey-Olig, Cory Rogers, William Woelbeling, Richard Males, October 20,2005 (2.51 MB, Presentation)

Presentation by Richard Males, Mar 12,2006 (5.9 MB, Presentation)

Conference Poster by Cory Rogers, Keith Hofseth, May 15,2006 (1.1 MB, Conference Poster)

Presentation by Richard Males, Keith Hofseth, Cory Rogers, Shana Heisey, May 15,2006 (2.8 MB, Presentation)

Design Document(Initial Draft) by Richard M. Males, May 3,2007 (387 KB, Design Document(Initial Draft))

Paper by Keith Hofseth, Cory Rogers, Shana Heisey, and Richard Males, Sep 25,2007 (410 KB, Paper)

Presentation by Keith Hofseth, Sep 25,2007 ( 3.2 MB, Presentation)

 

Paper by David Moser, Keith Hofseth, Shana Heisey, Richard Males, Cory Rogers, July 2004 (716 KB, Paper)

Paper by Shana Heisey, July 2005 (1.04 MB, Paper)

HarborSym Model (web link) (Software)

Paper by Cory Rogers, William Woelbeling, Richard Males, Keith Hofseth, and Shana Heisey, October 20, 2005 (674 KB, Paper)

Paper by Keith Hofseth, Shana Heisey, Richard Males, Cory Rogers, Jul 15,2006 (580 KB, Paper)

Paper by Keith Hofseth, Shana Heisey, Richard Males, Cory Rogers, Jul 15,2006 (1.1 MB, Paper)

 
Incorporation of Inelastic Movement Level Demands in ORNIM

Fact Sheet
   
Independent Peer Review

Fact Sheet

Report, January 14, 2005 (14 KB, Report)

 
 
An  Industrial Organization Study of the Inland Waterway Transportation System

Fact Sheet
 

Report by Kim Vachal, Jill Hough, Gene Griffin, March 15, 2005 (10.0 MB, Report)

 
Inland Navigation Animation Module (INAM)

Fact Sheet

 

 
Inland Navigation Appointment System

Fact Sheet

Summary of Presentation by Don Sweeney (22 KB, Summary)

Presentation by Ray Mundy (659 KB, Presentation)

Paper by Ray Mundy, June 2005 (3.92 MB, Paper)

 

Study Results by Ray Mundy, July 29, 2005 (Study Results)

Presentation by Ray Mundy, June 15, 2005 (Presentation)

 
Lock Performance

Fact Sheet

Paper by Wesley Wilson (104 KB, Paper)

Presentation by Wesley Wilson (160 KB, Presentation)

 

Report by Wesley W. Wilson, Nov 14,2005 (447 KB, Report)

 
Lock Reliability

Fact Sheet
 

Report by The Planning Center of Expertise for Inland Navigation, September 2005 (3.26 MB, Report)

 
Long-Term Forecasting of Commodity Flows Method with Application to Mississippi River Grains and World Trade

Fact Sheet

Summary of Presentation by William Wilson (23 KB, Summary of Presentation)

Presentation by William Wilson, June 21, 2004 (2.0 MB, Presentation)

Presentation by William Wilson, July 6, 2005 (1.7 MB, Presentation)

Report by William Wilson, Erik DeVuyst, Won Koo, Bruce Dahl, and Skip Taylor, September 30, 2005 (570 KB, Report)

Report Appendix by William Wilson, Erik DeVuyst, Won Koo, Bruce Dahl, and Skip Taylor, September 30, 2005 (941 KB, Report Appendix)

Paper by William W. Wilson, Won Koo, Bruce Dahl, Richard Taylor, Sep 14,2007 (268 KB, Paper)

 

Paper by William Wilson, Won Koo, Richard Taylor, and Bruce Dahl, July 30, 2004 (480 KB, Paper)

Paper by William Wilson, Won Koo, Richard Taylor, and Bruce Dahl, November 15, 2004 (470 KB, Paper)

Report by William W Wilson, Eric DeVuyst, Richard Taylor, Bruce Dahl and Won Koo, Dec 15,2006 (3.3 MB, Report)

 
Mid-America Grain Study: Upper Mississippi River Implementation

Fact Sheet

Presentation by Dr. Wes Wilson, Jul 1,2004 (105 KB, Presentation)

Presentation by John Carr, Feb 21,2006 (6.2 MB, Presentation)

 

Paper by Dr. Donald Sweeney, Jul 1,2005 (130 KB, Paper)

Paper by Drs. Kenneth Train & Wes Wilson, Sep 27,2004 (40 KB, Paper)

 
Mississippi River Transportation Demand Survey of Grain and Non-Grain Movements

Fact Sheet
   
Model of Spatial Market Areas and Transportation Demand


Fact Sheet

Memo by Kevin Henrickson and Wesley Wilson, January 25, 2004 (43 KB, Memo)

 

Paper by Kevin Henrickson and Wesley Wilson, January 25, 2005 (1.27 MB, Paper)

Paper by Kevin E. Henrickson and Wesley W. Wilson, Jul 31,2005 (668 KB, Paper)

Report by Kevin Henrickson, September 2005 (788 KB, Report)

 
Modeling Preferences for Upper Mississippi Grain Movements: The Mid-American Grain Study

Fact Sheet

Presentation by Kenneth Train and Wesley Wilson (290 KB, Presentation)

Report by Kenneth Train and Wesley W. Wilson, Dec 29,2006 (808 KB, Report)

Presentation by Kenneth Train and Wesley W. Wilson, Jan 5,2007 (5.8 MB, Presentation)

Presentation Discussion by Kenneth Boyer, Jan 5,2007 (30 KB, Presentation Discussion)

Presentation Discussion by Van Kolpin, Jan 5,2007 (42 KB, Presentation Discussion)

Presentation by Wesley W. Wilson and Kenneth Train, Jan 14,2008

 

Report by Kenneth Train and Wesley Wilson, November 2004 (666 KB, Report)

Paper by Kenneth Train and Wesley Wilson, November 9, 2004 (409 KB, Paper)

Report by Kenneth Train and Wesley W. Wilson, May 1,2007 (revised) ( 2.7 MB, Report)

Report by Kenneth Train and Wesley W. Wilson, May 1,2007 ( 1.5 MB, Report)

Paper by Kenneth Train and Wesley W. Wilson, Nov 1,2007 (834 KB, Paper)

 
Navigation System Simulation Model

Fact Sheet

Paper by Mark Lisney, September 2005 (43 KB, Paper)

Design Document by Dr. Richard M. Males, Feb 5, 2006 (457 KB, Design Document)

Report by Paul Schonfeld, Shiaaulir Wang, Apr 17,2006 (494 KB, Report)

Design Document Review Comment by Design Document Reviewers, May 1,2006 (236 KB, Design Document Review Comment)

DD Comments and Responses by Various NaSS Team Members, Jul 27,2006 (261 KB, DD Comments and Responses)

Announcement by NETS Team, Feb 12,2007 (15 KB, Announcement)

Report by Shiaaulir Wang, Ning Yang, Paul Schonfeld, Jun 18,2007 (677 KB, Report)

Update by Mark Lisney, Sep 18,2007 ( 51 KB, Update)

Presentation by Mark Lisney, Sep 20,2007 (463 KB, Presentation)

Presentations and MFR by NaSS Team, Dec 12,2007 ( 8.0 MB, Presentations and MFR)

Instructions by Mark Lisney, Feb 20,2008

Sofware by Mark Lisney, Feb 20,2008 ( 12 KB, Sofware)

Sofware by Mark Lisney, Feb 20,2008 (265 KB, Sofware)

 

Report by Dr. Richard Males, Jul 12,2006 (787 KB, Report)

Report by Shiaaulir Wang and Paul Schonfeld, Nov 7,2006 (596 KB, Report)

 
NETS NaSS Development

Fact Sheet
   
Ohio River Basin Shipper Response Survey

Fact Sheet
 

Report by Ken Casavant, Kent Miller, Danna L. Moore, and Wesley W. Wilson, Jan 31,2008 ( 2.2 MB, Report)

 
Port Development, Internal Transport Systems and International Trade

Fact Sheet

Paper by Bruce Blonigen and Wesley Wilson, July 22,2005 (315 KB, Paper)

Paper by Bruce Blonigen and Wesley Wilson, May 1, 2006 (174 KB, Paper)

Presentation by Bruce Blonigen, Jan 5,2007 (300 KB, Presentation)

 

Report by Bruce Blonigen and Wesley Wilson, Feb 2006 (491 KB, Report)

Report by Bruce A. Blonigen and Wesley W. Wilson, Nov 20,2006 (474 KB, Report)

 
Recent Trends in Output, Industrial Organization, and the Willingness to Pay in the US Inland Waterway Commercial Transportation Industry

Fact Sheet
 

Report by Donald Sweeney, July 2003 (1.85 MB, Report)

 
Revealed Choice Estimate of the Demand for Barges on the Mississippi River

Fact Sheet

Presentation by Kenneth Boyer (123 KB, Presentation)

Paper by Kenneth Boyer, April 3, 2004 (98 KB, Paper)

 

Report by Kenneth Boyer and Wesley Wilson, March 14, 2005 (1.25 MB, Report)

Paper by Kenneth Boyer and Wesley Wilson, July 27, 2004 (467 KB, Paper)

 
Tide Cycle Analysis & Underkeel Clearance (UKC) Verification

Fact Sheet
   
Towboat Operating Area Analysis

Fact Sheet
 

Report by Min Wook Kang, Paul Schonfeld, Mar 16,2006 (1.00 MB, Report)

Report by Mark Lisney, Oct 17,2006 (463 KB, Report)

 
Tradable Permits

Fact Sheet

Presentation by Jim Fawcett (44 KB, Presentation)

Presentation by Charles Plott and Joseph Cook (315 KB, Presentation)

Presentation by Joseph Cook and Charles Plott, Jan 5,2007 (578 KB, Presentation)

 

Report by Charles Plott and Joseph Cook, Oct 24,2005 (614 KB, Report)

 
Transportation Market Equilibrium: A Theoretical Approach

Fact Sheet
 

Paper by Simon Anderson and Wesley Wilson, September 2005 (554 KB, Paper)

 
Vessel Fleet Forecast Methodology Unit

Fact Sheet
   
Vessel Load Factor Analysis

Fact Sheet
   
Vessel Motion in Confined Waterways/ Enhancements to ERDC-WES Channel Analysis and Design Evaluation Tool (CADET)

Fact Sheet

Report by Jennifer Waters, May, 2006 (4.2 MB, Report)

 
 
WAM Batch Processing Program

Fact Sheet

WAMBPP Users Guide by WAMBPP Team, Aug 8,2007 ( 1.3 MB, WAMBPP Users Guide)

 

 

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