Linking Past and Future
A superhighways spanning all of northern Greece - linking the port city of Igoumenitsa in the west to Turkey in the east - elevates an ancient trade route to modern design standards. Staggering...

Assessment of Water Quality Monitoring Sites by an Optimization Method
Allocation of sampling sites is the initial and the most crucial step of the water quality monitoring network design and redesign process. Several different approaches have been used within...

Performance of Improved Ground during the 1999 Turkey Earthquakes

IZMIT (Kocaeli), Turkey, Earthquake of August 17, 1999, including Duzce Earthquake of November 12, 1999
Lifeline Performance
Prepared by the Earthquake Investigation Committee of the Technical Council of Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. On August 17, 1999, the Izmit...

Competence or Collapse
Gottshall, the winner of ASCE's Daniel W. Mead Prize for a paper on ethics by younger members, refers to the large-scale damage from recent earthquakes in Turkey as well as...

Stepwise Flood Routing for Gated Reservoirs and Conjunctive Optimization of Hydroelectricity Income with Flood Losses
A six-stage operation policy for routing of flood hydrographs of return periods from 1.01 year up to the Probable Maximum Flood (PMF) for dams having gated spillways is suggested. The...

Tracking the Temblor
The earthquake that occurred in Izmit, Turkey, in August 1999—along a fault line that is similar to the San Andreas Fault in Southern California—has provided useful data to researchers...

Learning from Disaster
After each earthquake, civil engineers learn more about what can be done to minimize the damage to infrastructure from seismic events. The recent large earthquakes that struck Izmit, Turkey,...

Will It Happen Here?
Every large earthquake reveals another facet of nature's riddles. Because earthquake engineering is experience-driven, the only time we can truly study the engineering effects...

Channel Stability of Turkey Creek, Nebraska

Seismic Microzonation and Development of an Earthquake Damage Scenario for Istanbul, Turkey

The New Galata Bridge at Istanbul

Dynamic Response of Hagia Sophia

Preliminary Assessment of Seismic Vulnerability of Highway Bridges in Istanbul, Turkey

Simulation of Flushing in Indian River Lagoon Using 1-D and 3-D Models
Indian River Lagoon is a long and narrow estuary along the Atlantic coast of Florida. It is connected to the ocean via three relatively narrow inlets from the north to the south: Sebastian...

Failure of the Turkey Point Unit 1 Reinforced Concrete Chimney During Hurricane Andrew

The General Characteristic of the Black Sea Coasts
The total length of the Black Sea coast is 4431 km. These shores have been developing in various natural conditions formed through the entire history of this basin. So, the coasts may...

Geoecology of the Black Sea Coastal Zone
Author understands geoecology as a field of science investigating mechanisms of destruction of biosphere by man through his influence on the ocean relief, sediments and suspended matter....

Sedimentational Aspects of Erdemir Port (Eregli, Turkey)
This paper reviews available information on environmental conditions, historical data on sea bed topography and dredged volumes for understanding sedimentational processes at or near the...

Stochastic Modelling of Mean Monthly Runoffs for Coruh Basin, Turkey
Stochastic models of monthly runoffs for Coruh basin, Turkey are presented. Coruh basin is located on the northeast part of Anatolia near Black Sea. Three gauging stations which have about...

 

 

 

 

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