Designing a District
Four creatively designed buildings have recently opened in a new district in Miami Beach, Florida. Faena Forum, Faena Bazaar, Faena Park, and Faena Hotel Miami Beach grace a neighborhood that is the first...

Dade County, Florida, Beach Nourishment and Hurricane Surge Protection Project

Discussion of The Standard Penetration Test
(Originally published in Proc. of the Fourth Panamerican Conference on Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, ASCE, San Juan, Puerto Rico,1971....

Dewatering Case History in Florida
(Originally published in Journal of the Construction Division, 1974, 100(3), 377-393.)...

Slope Effect on House Shrink-Swell Movements
(Originally published in Journal of the Geotechnical Engineering Division, 1980, 106(12), 1327-1344.)...

Evaluation of IA SWAT Testing Protocol for ET Controllers
In recent years the Irrigation Association (IA) has developed a testing protocol for Smart Water Application Technologies (SWAT). These technologies consist of irrigation controllers such...

Lamb Island Tributary Stormwater Treatment Project — A Demonstration Site for Agricultural Runoff Management and Best Management Practices

ATLSS Data Viewer: A Tool to Analyze and Display ATLSS Model Outputs

Effects of Causeway Removals on Seagrass in the Indian River Lagoon, Florida

Glen Oaks: Design and Implementation of a Riparian Regional Detention Facility

Taking the High Road
Commuters on a congested toll highway in Tampa, FL, will soon have the option of rising above the rest of the traffic on three reversible express lanes. By elevating the new lanes on slender...

Unleashing the Flow
A 70-year-old, two-lane roadway that stretches from Miami to Tamp Bay is impeding the flow of water through the Everglades. By studying eight possible solutions in detail, engineers determined...

Impact of Ground Water Management on the Hydropattern of Wetlands
In this paper, we examine the effect of altering the pumping rates of a large municipal well field, on the hydropattern of the near by PENSUCO wetland. A flow model developed earlier using...

Comparison of Hydrodynamic Parameters for a Floating Breakwater
The U. S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center is in the process of developing a Rapidly Installed Breakwater System (RIBS) for use in Joint Logistics Over the Shore Operations...

Geotechnical Aspects of Beach Restoration
Large-scale beach restoration undertaken by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Florida requires millions of cubic yards of beach quality sand. Exploration for these sand resources starts...

Characteristics and Implications of Relict Carbonate Paleoshorelines
Throughout the Florida-Bahamas region, the accumulation of coastal carbonate deposits, excepting the present highstand, appears to be episodic. Back through time these deposits provide...

Settling Down
Engineers in Florida will prepare the sandy foundation of a future power plant by preloading it with sand for as long as a year....

A Natural Approach
Before the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan began, the Florida legislature established the Everglades Construction Project (ECP), a $708-million, 10-year program now being implemented...

Exploring All Options
To relieve environmental stress around the Tampa Bay area's existing groundwater wells, Tampa Bay Water—the regional water supplier—is implementing a Master Water Plan that...

Closing the Gap
In 1944 Congress authorized construction of the Foothills Parkway, a 116 km highway through the Tennessee mountains along the northwestern edge of Great Smoky Mountains National Park....

 

 

 

 

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