GIWW

AcronymDefinition
GIWWGulf Intracoastal Waterway
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Terry Pearson, chairman of GIWW and OMT, says, "There are bound to be many applications which require unblemished, high-gloss, weld-line-free moulded surfaces which avoid the need for paint finishing as well as other impressive advantages.
GIWW aims to satisfy a growing requirement from the international TV and computer industry for blemish-free, high-gloss cabinet mouldings, avoiding the need for paint finishing.
OMT has what could be a new generation of injection moulding technology, and GIWW has a worldwide network of customer services to respond to the inevitable interest in this development.
The objectives of the study are to: (1) measure shoreline change between 1995 and 2005, using a combination of high-resolution aerial photographs, GPS and GIS, (2) compare shoreline change derived for this study with the results of Williams (1993a; 1993b), (3) evaluate the effectiveness of the concrete mat emplaced in 1996 in preventing erosion (shoreline C in Figure 1b), and (4) investigate the variation in shoreline change between the different shoreline types found along this part of the preserve; these include an area of Spartina marsh growing out into the GIWW, an area of marsh bordered by a ca.
For the purposes of the study, the shoreline was defined as the edge of the erosional scarp that borders the majority of the GIWW in the study area.
Shorelines along the GIWW are eroded by waves generated by barge traffic; a section of the Preserve shoreline is also exposed to waves from the south in Matagorda Bay which pass through the cut in the islands of dredge spoil (Fig.
The GIWW was set up to offer commercial navigation, support for and encouragement of interstate commerce, safe harbor for shipping from inclement weather and protection for shipping from wartime enemy attack and remains an essential component of the states and nations transportation network.
An operations manager with USACE Galveston District s Navigation Branch, Seth Jones, said, "The GIWW is an essential component of the nation's navigation network extending for 1,109 miles from Appalachee Bay Florida to Port Isabel Texas.
Added Jonen, "Maintenance dredging in these navigation channels will remove approximately 1,250,000 cubic yards of material from the GIWW and will keep open this critical navigation channel that links the valley to all ports and businesses in Texas as well as and other states that are served by the GIWW.
Jones added, "Maintenance dredging in these navigation channels will remove approximately 1,250,000 cubic yards of material from the GIWW and will keep open this critical navigation channel that links the valley to all ports and businesses in Texas as well as and other states that are served by the GIWW.
Seth Jones, an operations manager with USACE Galveston District s Navigation Branch said, The GIWW is an essential component of the nation's navigation network extending for 1,109 miles from Appalachee Bay Florida to Port Isabel Texas.
The contractor will use a pipeline dredge to remove approximately 1,323,000 cubic yards of material from the GIWW across Aransas Bay and the Lydia Ann Channel.