The Rise of UAVs Signals a New Era in Geotechnics: Big Data in Geotechnics is Coming from Above
If you have been following the news, browsing the internet, or even gazing up in the sky, it is likely that you have seen an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), also commonly known as Unmanned Aircraft System...

Post-Earthquake Reconnaissance Using Digital Imagery: A Bird's-Eye View
Over the last decade, remote sensing has played an increasing role in geotechnical earthquake reconnaissance through the use of satellite imagery, LIDAR, and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). These techniques...

Evaluation of Hail Suppression Efforts
The rationale for conducting project evaluations is to find out how successful the operations are in achieving the desired results. This assessment is more easily said than done. It is...

Air Show
Hundreds of aircraft and thousands of aeronautical and astronautical artifacts never before viewed by the public have finally found a home at the National Air and Space Museum's...

Up into the Sky
What is the future of the skyscraper? The events of September 11 have sparked numerous questions regarding the history and future of tall buildings in America, and before the World Trade...

Depth Measurement Using Remotely Sensed Data, Specifically A casi
The compact airborne spectrographic imager (casi) is what is referred to as an imaging spectrometer. This is an optical device that is mounted on an aircraft and used to collect high resolution...

Aircraft Laser Altimetry for Coastal Process Studies

Keeping a Low Profile
The Admiral Clarey Bridge in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, combines fixed and floating bridge elements to span more than 4,500 ft (1,372 m) while hovering just above the harbor waters. The bridge,...

Large Aircraft Operations at Small Airports: When Can Heavier-than-Design Aircraft Use Thin Frozen Pavements?

Landing the Big One
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has investigated the potential impacts on airport design of the new large aircraft, which will weigh more than 1 million lbs (453,600 kg) and...

On the Wild Side
Designers of today's roller coasters are constantly looking for new ways to exhilarate riders, from higher drops to tighter turns to launch mechanisms that exert more force...

Micro Use of SIMMOD for On-Airport Problem Solving

Flight Track Noise Impact Model (FTNIM): A Tool To Assess the Cost of Noise Abatement

Mix and Match
The U.S. Navy wanted to expand operations at Pearl Harbor, which required a bridge from Oahu to nearby Ford Island. The bridge spans more than 4,000 ft, and combines a fixed bridge and...

Feasibility Study for Homeporting of Nimitz Class Aircraft Carriers

Environmental Impacts of Dredging to Support the Homeporting of a Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier at Naval Air Station, North Island, Coronado California

Measuring Winds and Waves Using Altimeters

A Model of World Aircraft Demand

Issues Regarding the Compatibility of Airports and Proposed Large and High-Speed Aircraft

Study on Aircraft Dangerous Longitudinal Approach

 

 

 

 

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