Helicopter-Based Geophysical Reconnaissance of Levees: A Faster, Cost-Effective Tool for Assessing Their Risk
As with much of the nation's infrastructure, people are becoming more and more aware of the condition of levee systems in the United States. The media cast a spotlight on the New Orleans levee failures...

Power to the People: Keokuk Dam and Power Plant Project
Tiny Keokuk, Iowa, helped tame the Mississippi River in 1913 with the completion of what was then the largest monolithic concrete dam and single-station powerhouse in the world....

Canals, Cutoffs, and the Vicksburg Campaign
During the American Civil War, the term “Union” was used to refer to the United States of America, and specifically to the national government and the 20 free states and five border slave states that supported...

A Foundation Engineering Trip Down the Mississippi: Foundations for Mississippi River Bridges from Minnesota to Louisiana
Huckleberry Finn had his adventure, but for those interested in foundation engineering, this article will float you down the Mississippi River on your own encounter with the many bridges...

Wind Damage in Hurricane Frederic

Tornado Wind Effects on the Grand Gulf Cooling Tower

Geologic Mapping for Offshore Engineering, Mississippi Delta

Offshore Technology in Civil Engineering
Hall of Fame Papers from the Early Years: Volume Seven
Prepared by the Program Committee of the Offshore Technology Conference of the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute of ASCE. This series presents...

Waves '93: Opening Remarks by Robert L. Wiegel

The Degrading Mississippi Delta: How Much Longer Can it be Sustained?

Offshore Technology in Civil Engineering
Hall of Fame Papers from the Early Years: Volume Five
Prepared by the Program Committee, Offshore Technology Conference, of the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute of ASCE. This series presents...

Evaluating Soils and Hazards in the Mississippi Canyon

Hurricane Katrina: Geotechnical Observations in Biloxi, Mississippi

Emergency Preparedness
This section provides a brief summary of the emergency preparedness plans for Mississippi, Alabama, and Louisiana....

Highway Bridges Performance and Repair
This chapter covers highway bridges performance and repair. Bridges in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Alabama are discussed....

Railroad Performance and Repair
This chapter covers railroad performance and repair. Railroads in Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi are discussed....

Roadway Performance and Repair
This chapter covers roadway performance and repair. Roadways in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Alabama are discussed....

Rerouting and Traffic Demands
This chapter examines rerouting and traffic demands in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Alabama....

Data Collection and Documentation of Flooding Downstream of a Dam Failure in Mississippi

Maximum Known Floodflows in Mississippi

 

 

 

 

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