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Macro-engineering and the infrastructure of tomorrow / edited by Frank P. Davidson, L.J. Giacoletto, and Robert Salkeld.

; Giacoletto, L. J. (Lawrence Joseph), 1916-2004 ; Salkeld, Robert, 1932-
Boulder, Colo. : Published by Westview Press for the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1978.
ISBN 9780891582946, 0891582940

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Other Authors Davidson, Frank Paul, 1918-
Giacoletto, L. J. 1916-2004.
Salkeld, Robert, 1932-
Subjects Engineering -- Congresses.
Technological forecasting -- Congresses.
Twentieth century -- Forecasts -- Congresses.
Series AAAS selected symposium ; 23.
Description xviii, 280 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date 1978.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Frank P. Davidson, L.J. Giacoletto, Robert Salkeld -- Part I. Assessing costs and / or benefits of all kinds -- Historical perspectives on macro-engineering projects / Eugene S. Ferguson -- Macro-engineering and the environment / Howard Margolis -- The United Nations model neighbourhood in Peru : prototype for tomorrow? / Peter Land -- Planning and conduct of macro-engineering projects / Richard P. Godwin -- The finance of macro-projects / Wallace O. Sellers -- Part II. Cases for the future -- Macro-systems for the oceans / J. Vincent Harrington -- Transplanetary subway systems : a burgeoning capability / Robert M. Salter -- Space : macro-arena for macro-engineering / Robert Salkeld -- The American SST : a cautionary analysis / Mel Horwitch -- Solar power satellites : the promise and challenges / Peter E. Glaser -- Resource potentials of asteroid capture / Brian O'Leary -- Part III. Public policy issues -- A TVA for space? Practicalities for near-term decision / Philomena G. Grodzka -- Privation and the potential of technology (micro, medium and macro) in a developing country / Rashmi Mayur -- Macro-engineering as an element of U.S. domestic and foreign policy / David Fromkin -- Appendix I. Macro-engineering, past, present and future: an illustrative list / Dorothy E. Sherman -- Appendix II. Some "modest proposals."
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4193620
(OCoLC)ocm04193620
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