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Richard B. Cathcart

Richard B. Cathcart

Richard B. Cathcart is a geographer specializing in macro-engineering and founder of the GEOGRAPHOS consulting group. He recently published the ebook is "Macro-Engineering the North Atlantic to Prevent Another Titanic."
 

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Richard B. Cathcart is a geographer specializing in macro-engineering and founder of the GEOGRAPHOS consulting group. He has authored many papers and articles dealing with novel aspects of superscale engineering and astroengineering projects. His current research interests include the history of anthropogeomorphology and terraforming.

Formal Education

  • Master of Arts in Geography (1969)
  • Bachelor of Arts (1966)
  • Associate of Arts (1964)

Journal Print Publications

“Antarctica-to-Western Australia Liquid Freshwater Shipments Using Stauber Bags in a Paternoster-Like Transfer System: Inaugurating a Southern Ocean Antidrought Action Sealane”, JOURNAL OF COASTAL RESEARCH, 27, 1005-1018 (2011).

“The 'Morning Glory' Project: A Papua New Guinea-Queensland Australia Undersea Freshwater Pipeline”, JOURNAL OF COASTAL RESEARCH, 27, 607-618 (2011)

“Anthropic Rock: a brief history”, HISTORY OF GEO- AND SPACE SCIENCES, 2, 57-74 (2011).

“Aral Sea partial restoration. I. A Caspian water importation macroproject”, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENT AND WASTE MANAGEMENT 7, 161-182 (2011).

“Aral Sea partial restoration. II. Simulation of time-dependent processes”, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENT AND WASTE MANAGEMENT, 7, 183-193 (2011).

“Transatlantic Freshwater Aqueduct”, WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT 24: 1645-1675 (2010). “Sand Dune Fixation: A Solar-Powered Sahara Seawater Pipeline Macroproject”, LAND DEGRADATION & DEVELOPMENT 19: 676-691 (2008).

“Kra Canal (Thailand) excavation by nuclear-powered dredges”, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES 8: 248-255 (2008).

“Antarctica: a southern hemisphere wind power station?”, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES 8: 262-273 (2008).

“Aims, obstacles and potential stakeholders of macro-engineering projects”, IJGENVI 8: 207-223 (2008).

“Power from closing the Red Sea: economic and ecological costs and benefits following the isolation of the Red Sea”, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES 7: 341-361 (2007).

“Tapping earth's upper-mantle methane gas resource at a nuclear drilling initiative area, Palk Bay, India/Sri Lanka”, CURRENT SCIENCE 92: 729-732 (25 March 2007).

“Sethusamudram ship channel macroproject: Anti-tsunami and storm surge textile arrestors protecting Palk Bay (India and Sri Lanka)”, CURRENT SCIENCE 91: 1474-1476 (10 December 2006).

“Asteroid Impact in the Black Sea: Death by Drowning or Asphyxiation?”, NATURAL HAZARDS 40: 327-338 (2007).

“Inflatable 'Evergreen' dome settlements for Earth's Polar Regions”, CLEAN TECHNOLOGIES AND ENVIRONMENT POLICY, 9, 125-132 (May 2007).

“A Cable Space Transportation System at the Earth's Poles to Support Exploitation of the Moon”, JOURNAL OF THE BRITISH INTERPLANETARY SOCIETY 59: 375-380.

“Use of class A and class C stellar engines to control sun movement in the galaxy”, ACTA ASTRONAUTICA 58: 119-126 (2006).

“Environmental thermodynamic limitations on global human population”, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GLOBAL ENERGY 25: 129-140.

“The Hormuz Strait Dam Macroproject—21st Century Electricity Development Infrastructure Node (EDIN)?”, MARINE GEOSCIENCES AND GEOTECHNOLOGY 23: 25-37.

“Nautical Jugs or Not?”, CURRENT SCIENCE 88: 1211-1212 (25 April 2005). “Palk Bay: A future industrial complex site?”, CURRENT SCIENCE 87: 849-850 (10 October 2004).

“Architectural Ecology: A Tentative Sahara Restoration”, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES 61: 145-160 (April 2004).

“Geo-engineering Gone Awry: A New Partial Solution of Fermi's Paradox”, JOURNAL OF THE BRITISH INTERPLANETARY SOCIETY 57: 209-215 (2004).

“Palk Strait power station: A future fixed link on Adam's Bridge?”, CURRENT SCIENCE 85: 430-431 (25 August 2003).

“Unnatural Envelopment: Fieldwork on the Active Tectonics of J.G. Ballard's 'Build-Up' (1957)”, JOURNAL OF GEOSCIENCE EDUCATION 50: 176-181 (March 2002).

“Stellar Engines for Kardashev's Type II Civilization”, JOURNAL OF THE BRITISH INTERPLANETARY SOCIETY 53: 297-306 (September-October 2003).

“Tibetan power: A unique hydro-electric Macroproject servicing India and China”, CURRENT SCIENCE 77: 854-855 (10 October 1999).

“Land Art as global warming or cooling antidote”, SPECULATIONS IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 21: 65-72 (1998).

“Taming Mars with a Tent and a Tunnel: Creation of a Biosphere-City”, SPECULATIONS IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 117-131 (1997).

“Greenhouse atmospherics: Mega-deaths or Macro-engineering?”, SPECULATIONS IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 20: 17-20 (1997).

“Seeing is Believing: Planetographic Data Display on a Spherical TV”, JOURNAL OF THE BRITISH INTERPLANETARY SOCIETY 50: 103-104 (1997).

“Gauthier's 'Linear City'”, ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION 23: 286 (1996). “Mitigative Anthropogeomorphology: a revived 'plan' for the Mediterranean Sea Basin and the Sahara”, TERRA NOVA: THE EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF GEOSCIENCES 7: 636-640 (1995).

“Macro-engineering and terraforming: building modernized and additional functional regions”, SPECULATIONS IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 14: 34-40 (1991).

“Is the Trans-Channel Icebridge a viable alternative to the Channel Tunnel?”, SPECULATIONS IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 10: 63-65 (1987).

“Improving the status of Rodoman‟s electronic geography proposal”, SPECULATIONS IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 9: 37-39 (1986).

“What if We Lowered the Mediterranean Sea?”, SPECULATIONS IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 8: 7-15 (1985).

“Macro-engineering Transformation of the Mediterranean Sea and Africa”, WORLD FUTURES 19: 111-121 (1983).

“A Megastructural End to Geologic Time”, JOURNAL OF THE BRITISH INTERPLANETARY SOCIETY 36: 291-297 (1983).

“Radioactive Waste Element Liquefying Device for Geologic Fault Fusion”, SPECULATIONS IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 4: 103-104 (1981).

“How a Global Warming Could Change Geographical Future”, THE FUTURIST 14: 28 (October 1980).

 
 
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