Next Step: Volunteer, Adapt, and Never Tell Yourself ‘No’
Jameelah C. M. Ingram, P.E., M.ASCE, a lead structural engineer for WSP, in the firm’s Washington, D.C., office, shares her advice for younger engineers on preparing for job interviews, taking leadership...

Giving Back Gets Us Closer to Our Community
Volunteering gets us closer to our communities and gives us the opportunity to see our impact up close....

Introduction: Disaster Risk Assessment and Mitigation
This introductory chapter covers the origins of this monograph as a sequel to two previous monographs generated by the efforts of the members of ASCE CDRM and other volunteers; an overview...

Beachscape Abstract
The Surfrider Foundation is currently developing a volunteer-based mapping program to document the physical characteristics, land use patterns, pollution sources, public access, erosion,...

The Commuter Model: A User-Friendly Analytical Tool for Commuter Choice and Voluntary Measure Programs

Meaningful Marine Monitoring: The Three R's to Responsible Stewardship

Citizen Volunteerism in Coastal Education and Management Programs

Strategies for Creating a Comprehensive, Integrated Coastal Water Quality Monitoring Network

Developing Watershed Stewardship Through Improved Water Quality Monitoring

Citizen Water Quality Monitoring and Education

Salvaging Streams
A public/private partnership between engineers and local agencies restored a suburban stream in Henrico County, Va., using bioengineering. Aided greatly by a volunteer workforce, the partnership...

Volunteer Organizations Use of Appropriate Technology in Developing Countries
The water and sanitation needs facing developing countries are formidable. This paper discusses the experience of a volunteer organization, the Water and Sanitation Consultancy Group,...

Are There Benefits to Continuing Professional Development?
This paper was selected as the Mead student paper winner for 1996. The author defended the position that continuing professional development should be a priority for all engineers and...

How Congress Should Act on Stormwater

Is It Ethical to Profit from a Natural or Man-made Disaster?
When a natural disaster occurs, should engineers charge their usual fees? The winner of the Daniel W. Mead Prize for Younger Members addresses some ethical aspects of this question using...

Assessing the Quality of Citizen Volunteer Monitoring
Total-error profiles and quality control charts are presented as quantitative techniques to determine acceptability of methodology and analyses for volunteer water quality monitoring programs....

Architectural Lessons Learned From Hurricane Hugo
All of us in the building design professions have learned many lessons in the last year since Hugo. My experience, as with many of us in the design profession in Charleston, has been on...

Solving the High-Level (and Low-Level) Radioactive Waste Puzzle
Finding sites for both high-level and low-level radioactive wastes (LLRW and HLRW) has come to a virtual halt. The present system is based on a 'command-and-control'...

Managing Public Support During Oil Spills

Are ASTM Standards Enough?
ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials) is most likely the World's most renown developer of voluntary consensus standards. Its standards development process utilizes...

 

 

 

 

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