Sound Solution
A timber dock built in Kodiak, Alaska, in 1965 and used for ferry service, bulk fuel deliveries, and general cargo operations was recently reconstructed to meet current displacement-based seismic design...

Geotechnics in Permafrost Regions in Alaska

Adjustable Foundation Design Development Innovations in Arctic Engineering
The purpose of adjustable foundation systems is to accommodate a wide variety of soils, including those which have low bearing capacity or which may be subject to settlement and/or horizontal...

Marginal Permafrost a Foundation Material in Transition
At the edges of the world's cold regions lie areas of marginal permafrost. It is a changing landscape that seems to be growing in extent, yet it retains chameleon-like qualities...

The Taku River: Cooperative Transboundary Fisheries Research

San Simeon Earthquake of December 22, 2003 and Denali, Alaska, Earthquake of November 3, 2002
Prepared by the Earthquake Investigations Committee of the Technical Council of Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. This TCLEE Monograph provides...

Shaken
A team of engineers reports on the aftermath of the Denali earthquake, which struck a remote region of Alaska last year, and its effects on the state's infrastructure....

St. George Habor—Berm Breakwater Construction Considerations
During the period 1984-1987 three berm breakwaters with a total length of approximately 800 meters were constructed at St. George Harbor on St. George Island in the Pribil of Chain of...

Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award and Award of Merit for 2001
The outstanding civil engineering achievement award (OCEA) recognizes civil engineering projects that contribute to community well-being, demonstrate resourcefulness in planning and solving...

Two-in-One Tunnel
Engineers are converting the 2.6 mi (4.2 km) Anton Anderson Railroad Tunnel that connects the isolated town of Whittier, Alaska, to the rest of the state into a combination highway-railroad...

Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Awards
Out of 27 nominations, the $9.8 million Cape Hatteras Light Station Relocation Project, which saved a national treasure along the North Carolina coastline and required extensive planning...

Cold Climate Solution
To reduce turbidity in sedimentation-basin discharge, Anchorage, Alaska, is experimenting with constructed wetlands to augment storm-water discharge treatment from several storm-drain...

New Trans-Alaska Pipeline Earthquake Monitoring System

Design and Construction of Water Storage Tanks on Warm Permafrost in Rural Alaska

Mitigation Options to Reduce Thaw Instability Hazard at the Denali Park Mile Post 45 Landslide

Design and Construction of Arctic Water Distribution Systems in Rural Alaska

Water and Wastewater Systems in Rural Alaska: Status, Needs and Trends

Sewage Sludge Management at Eielson Air Force Base (AFB), Alaska

Radio Frequency Heating System for Enhanced Bioremediation: Pilot Test Results, Fort Wainwright, Alaska

Tanker Rollover and Potential Consequences from Burning Fuels on Arctic Tundra

 

 

 

 

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