Glacier Skywalk: Foundations for a Canadian National Park Landmark
Jasper National Park, the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, is located in the Province of Alberta, north of Banff National Park and west of Edmonton. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site...

Closing the Gap
In 1944 Congress authorized construction of the Foothills Parkway, a 116 km highway through the Tennessee mountains along the northwestern edge of Great Smoky Mountains National Park....

Local Scour Measurements at Bridge Piers in Alberta

Modeling of Urban Air Pollution in the Edmonton Strathcona Industrial Area Using Artificial Neural Networks

Mapping History
Difficult, environmentally sensitive terrain combined with the fact that Canadian Western Natural Gas's new Banff pipeline will be laid in archaeologically rich ground posed...

Simulation in the Alberta Construction Industry

Cost-Benefit Evaluation of Network Level Pavement Management
This paper presents a cost-benefit analysis prepared for senior management. It uses the Alberta pavement management system as the primary case, and the Arizona PMS system as the second...

Pier Scour on the South Saskatchewan River
A continuing program to measure river bed scour near bridge piers and abutments on the Alberta rivers has been on going for over thirty years. The objectives are to verify the existing...

Local Scour Measurements at Bridge Piers in Alberta
A summary of local pier scour data collected by Alberta Transportation and Utilities (AT & U) over the past 30 years is presented. Several methods used to gather this data are...

Local Scour at Bridge Piers in Alberta—Case History
A two span steel truss bridge with a rectangular concrete central pier was built over the Oldman River near Brocket in south-west Alberta in 1954. Initially the bridge was built square...

Conglomeratic Shoreface Deposits from the Cretaceous Cardium Formation, Alberta, Canada
Conglomeratic shoreface deposits of the Upper Cretaceous Cardium Formation are well exposed at an outcrop in northwestern Alberta. The conglomerates there compose over 80% of the total...

Autothermal Thermophilic Aerobic Digestion: A Two-Year Appraisal of Canadian Facilities
Full scale, autothermal thermophilic aerobic digestion (ATAD) facilities were constructed or upgraded in 1988 to demonstrate high temperature aerobic digestion of municipal sludges at...

Gas Transfer Measurements on an Ice-Covered River
Wasteload allocation for existing and proposed pulp mills in the Athabasca River Basin of northern Alberta, Canada, necessitated measurement of the atmospheric reaeration rate, K2,...

Problems with Rock Excavation Specification in Alberta
As a result of contract overruns and claims from classification, measurement, and payment for 'solid rock' excavation, Alberta Transportation and Utilities embarked...

The Use of Penetrating Sealers on Concrete Bridge Decks
Acceptance criteria for Penetrating sealers is shown. Penetrating sealers can be used as cost effective preventive maintenance for bridge deck concrete in northern climates. Factors affecting...

Cold/Warm Water Zone Supply—An Edmonton Experience

Ghost Dam Safety Evaluation
Ghost Development, owned and operated by TransAlta Utilities, is near the eastern margin of the Rocky Mountain Foothills, approximately 33 km northwest of Calgary, Alberta. The development...

Evaluation of Two Hydraulic Fill Dams in Alberta

Chasing Birds from Oil Spills—Two Experiments
Two Canadian studies that addressed different aspects of this problem were conducted in the late 1970's. One was funded by Canadian Marine Drilling Ltd. (Canmar), who was...

Automated Water Control in Southern Alberta
The distributed control system for water delivery that has evolved in Alberta, Canada is described including the type of hardware used and the general operating philosophy. Of importance...

 

 

 

 

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