Resolution of the ACT-ACF Water dispute with a Federal-State Partnership
A Comprehensive Water Resources Study, conducted in partnership with the States of Alabama, Georgia and Florida and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), represents an innovative approach...

Mitigation Measures for Eroding Muddy Shores
A criterion for the stability of muddy coasts is proposed, accounting for bottom resistance, hydrodynarnic forcing and sediment supply. Although qualitative, this criterion provides a...

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...

The World's Oldest Civil Engineering Professor

Standardizing the Shared Use of Transboundary Water Resources

The Alberto Flood of 1994: Water Management and Flood Forecasting Aspects

Alabama's Multimodal Office Support System (AlaMOSS)

Engineering a Landslide
A slope failure in northwest Alabama has been stabilized using a system of grouted INSERT piles to provide load transfer across the failure surface of the slide. This system, referred...

Evaluating the Operational Changes in the Alabama and Chattahoochee Basins

Design and Field Performance of a Metal-Plate-Connected Wood Truss Bridge
This paper describes an on-going study on the design and performance attributes of an experimental wood-truss bridge. This is believed to be the first roadway bridge application of metal-plate-connected...

Recreating a Process: The West Georgia Regional Water Supply Plan
This paper describes the planning process used to develop a long-range water supply plan for a five-county area northwest of Atlanta, Georgia. Demand for water in the study area is projected...

Locking Into Success
In 1961, at Wheeler Lock in Alabama, crews with the Tennessee Valley Authority tried to incorporate an existing lock wall into a new cofferdam. A major portion of the land wall slid about...

Alabama DOT Implementation of Hot Mix Asphalt QC/QA Procedures

Evolving Institutions for Managing the ACF Basin
The ACF basin is a case of interstate conflict in resource management. This study looks at the planning underway with regard to mechanisms for managing the basin....

The Use of Geographic Information System Technology to Compare the Environmental Impacts of Human Development on Mobile Bay, Alabama, and Galveston Bay, Texas
Geographic information systems (GIS) can synthesize information rapidly and efficiently from many different sources. GIS-generated maps, which integrate multiple information layers, can...

Management of a Continental Shelf Ecosystem
The ecological system of the Mississippi-Alabama continental shelf is highly diverse and productive and contains unique natural features worth preserving. This system is intimately bound...

Geological Characterization of Selected Offshore Sand Resources on the OCS, Offshore Alabama, for Beach Nourishment
Most Alabama Gulf and estuarine shoreline is undergoing long-term erosion; threatened shorelines will need programs of replenishment and maintenance if they are to be even temporarily...

Evaluation of Plants for Coastal Dune Stabilization
The dune stabilization system used in the Phoenix Condominiums project can be used to enhance dunes all along the Atlantic and Gulf Coast. The plants and technology are available, which...

Mississippi-Alabama: Natural and Man-Made Shores—A Study in Contrasts
Quaternary formations essentially define the present configuration of the Alabama-Mississippi coast. As the result of the coast's tectonic history, they are much less widespread and thinner...

Historical Shoreline Analysis of the Mississippi Gulf Coast
Historical shoreline positions of the Mississippi mainland coast and the barrier islands were digitized for four periods of time. USGS T-sheets provided control for the 1850's, 1917, and...

 

 

 

 

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