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asorum
07-03-2006, 10:24 AM
Title: Northern Harbors and Small Ports: Operations and Maintenance
Author: Alan Sorum
Publication Date: January 28, 2006
Publisher: Alaska Sea Grant College Program
Format: Print
ISBN: 1566121027
Price: $20.00
Logline: Harbormasters at small ports, especially in northern areas, will find this book invaluable in day-to-day operation and long-term maintenance of their harbors. The chief difference for northern harbors is the need for more robust structures built to withstand the severe climate. Topics include maintenance planning, repair and maintenance techniques, conducting inspections, harbor and port structures, construction materials, and effect of the environment on materials and structures. Other subjects are hazardous materials, utilities, harbor economics, safety, and creating a resource library. Author Alan Sorum is port director in Valdez, Alaska.
Link: Alaska Sea Grant (http://seagrant.uaf.edu/bookstore/pubs/MAB-56.html)
Link: Amazon (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1566121027/)
Link to author's website: Information About Alaska (http://infoaboutalaska.com)


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asorum
08-16-2007, 01:02 AM
Title: Alaska Seas & Coasts - Clean Boating
Author: Alan Sorum
Publication Date: July 2007
Publisher: Alaska Sea Grant College Program
Format: Print
Logline: Learn how to protect your boat, help control costs at the marina, and conserve the environment. This issue tells vessel owners the importance of communicating with marina management, responding properly to fuel spills, and using best management practices in waste disposal. Pointers are also included on how to avoid fire danger, prevent corrosion and electrolysis, follow safe procedures during fueling, and take necessary steps to winterize and store your vessel.
Link: Alaska Sea Grant (http://seagrant.uaf.edu/bookstore/pubs/M-72.html)
Link to author's website: Information About Alaska (http://infoaboutalaska.com)


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