Cathcart, Richard Brook (1943–)
Geographer specializing in macroengineering. Richard Cathcart is the author
of many papers and articles dealing with novel aspects of superscale engineering
and astroengineering projects.
A number of these pieces can be seen on this website by going here.
He was awarded an MA in Geography and founded GEOGRAPHOS, a Burbank, California,
consultancy, in 1969. His current research interests include the history
of anthropogeomorphology and terraforming;
in 1995 he completed a 600-page textbook on these subjects which emphasizes
the geopolitical aspects of famous as well as little-known macroproject
proposals. Although this book is unpublished, the first chapter of it can
be read here.
| Richard Brook Cathcart
Macro-Engineering: A Challenge for the Future, edited
by Cathcart, Viorel Badescu, and R. D Schuiling,
was published by Springer in 2006. With Alexander Bolonkin,
Cathcart has co-authored Macro-Projects: Environment and Technology,
published by Nova Science Publishers in 2009.