Ground Improvement in Zárate

Double Domed (Available in Structural Engineering Special Issue only)
A 45,000-seat soccer stadium under construction in La Plata, Argentina, takes domed roof design to the next level. A Tenstar dome, first used in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, consists of...

Application of Ambient Vibration Measurements for Repair of the Chaco-Corrientes Cable-Stayed Bridge in Argentina

Quantitative Monitoring of Plata River Basin Waters
The governments of Argentina, Bolivia. Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay, represented in the First Extraordinary Meeting of Chancellors of the Nations bordering the Plata River Basin, held...

Zonification of Areas with Inundation Risk by Means of Mathematical Modeling in the Rosario Region, Argentina
Water course flood valleys are often being subjected to processes of urbanization that take place in several big cities of the world. Therefore, urban planning strategies based on hydric...

Modeling the Río Colorado in 1970: How Modeling Has Changed in the Past 25 Years

MIT - Argentina Program: What Went Wrong?

Integral Resource Management of the Río Colorado (Argentina)

Contamination Problems in Argentina

Argentina: Back in Business
Having achieved democracy and stabilized its economy, Argentina is working to improve its transport, telephone and power systems and to ease its housing shortage; the local construction...

Infrastructure Planning for Private Sector Investment
To minimize the use of public resources for infrastructure development, major works are being initiated in Latin America with studies designed to attract capital investment from the private...

Argentine Deltas Morphology
Only two deltas are located along the Argentine coast, both of them at Buenos Aires state. The northern one is the Parana Delta at the Rio de La Plata estuary (34.99' Lat. Sur) and the...

Coastal Protection Effects at Buenos Aires, Argentina
A rapid population growing and a lack of a control planing of natural coastal resources increased damage assessments. Several buildings have been carried out to obtain a shoreline stabilization...

Argentina: Coastal Lagoons and Other Circulation—Restricted Environments
Argentina shows a peculiar profile concerning coastal management. On one hand the country does not have a integrated coastal management program as defined by international institutional...

Argentina: Advances on Coastal Management
This paper updates the description and analysis of coastal management strategies and institutional arrangements as practiced in Argentina at national, provincial and municipal levels....

Foreign Investment in Latin America: A Second Look
It has become common to hear that Latin America has emerged from the lost decade of the 1980s, a period when virtually every country in the region suffered from high debt, high inflation...

The Financing Fray
Interview with two executives of the U.S. firm Morrison-Knudsen: Donn Smith, senior vice president of project finance at M-K's International Group, and Richard White, vice...

Construction of Urugua-I RCC Dam
Considerations concerning the RCC construction process and its relation with the design and quality are analyzed. The paper contains topics related to the experience obtained at Urugua-i...

Technology Transfer for Projects in South America
Engineering services were provided for three projects in South America. One project was located in the Pampa Region of Argentina and two others in northern Brazil. The projects were: 1)...

Gravel Spit Stabilized by Unusual(?) High-Energy Wave Climate in Bay Side, Tierra Del Fuego
A 17 km-long sand and gravel spit grew from the Atlantic coast of Tierra del Fuego in the late Holocene, semi-enclosing a large and deep embayment. Strong westerly winds generate high-energy...

 

 

 

 

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