Studies Related to Aircraft/Runway Friction Performance
Gaining a better understanding of the many factors influencing the tire/runway friction interface is the aim of several ongoing NASA Langley research programs. Results from studies conducted...

Neo-Traditional Neighborhoods: A Solution to Traffic Congestion?

Traffic Impact Analysis Standardization—The Orange County, California Experience
Traffic Impact Analysis (TIA) procedures can vary significantly from one agency to another. In Orange County, many cities and the county have adopted their own specialized techniques and...

Are Existing Traffic Methodologies Realistic?
Several issues that will need to be addressed in the development of national uniform guidelines for Traffic Impact Statements (TIS) are discussed. A standard TIS preparation methodology...

Sydney Airport International Terminal Development
The existing International Terminal at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport-KSA-is overcrowded and providing a low level of service. Planning for an expanded facility catering for KSA needs...

Land Development Regulations: Roadblock to Affordable Housing
Land development regulations in the State of New Jersey have been utilized to control development since the mid-1970's. The demand for affordable housing in the state is reaching a critical...

Housing Opportunity or Social Engineering Implementing the Jobs-Housing Relationship—The Town of Wellington Experience
The proposed Town of Wellington project in Palm Beach County, Florida, was planned based on the needs related to the jobs-housing relationship identified in the area. The conditions placed...

A Proposed Revised State Zoning Enabling Act

Case Study: Design of a Traditional Village Master Plan
This paper presents a case study of a Master Plan for a neo-traditional Village on a tract of land of over 130 acres located in Northern New Jersey. It will focus on the design process...

Land Use, Transportation and Air Quality Relationships
Increasing land development densities and reducing suburban sprawl is frequently considered as a tool to reduce vehicle miles of travel and resultant air pollution emissions. Two studies...

Predicting Effects of Subsidence on Landfill Caps
Groundwater protection at unlined, closed landfills relies upon limiting cover or cap infiltration. Depressions on closed landfills indicate infiltration from reduced runoff and loss of...

Wellfield Protection Program in Broward County, Florida
The Potable Water Wellfield Protection Program was initiated early in 1981. It examined land uses in the County, made an inventory of potential ground water pollution sources, compiled...

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation—New Directions in Water Management and Conservation
The activities of the U.S. Bureau of reclamation are reviewed. Pacific Northwest Region, upper Deschustes River Basin Water Conservation Project, Northwest Cooperative Agricultural Weather...

Rehabilitating Irrigation Systems from the 20th Century for the 21st Century
Irrigation projects were begun in the southwestern United States in the late 1800's. These projects were increased and modified during the 1900's and have become the lifeblood of reservations...

Role of Land Information System in Operation and Maintenance of Irrigation Systems Bureau of Reclamation
The Bureau of Reclamation manages more than 8 million acres of land in the 17 Western States and is required to periodically report on the status of the lands under its jurisdiction. A...

Hydrologic Considerations in Mined Land Reclamation
Thunder Basin Coal Company (TBCC), a subsidiary of the Atlantic Richfield Company, operates the Black Thunder Mine in the Powder River Basin of Northeast Wyoming. The mine, located roughly...

Variations in Curve Number for a Reclaimed AML Site
Runoff and erosion from an abandoned mine land site near Sheridan, Wyoming were monitored for four years following reclamation. Small plots, which included lengths from 12 to 24 meters...

Engineering Answers to Groundwater Impact Questions Using a Geographic Information System (GIS)
Environmental concerns have raised complex questions about the impacts of increased groundwater levels adjacent to navigational pools along the Red River, Louisiana. Previous studies had...

Applications of Remote Sensing to Drainage
This paper summarizes examples of current applications of remote sensing information to drainage. Topics covered include drainage basin parameters, drainage problem identification, salinity...

Targeting of AgI in a Utah Winter Orographic Storm
A cooperative research program among the Utah Division of Water Resources, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the Bureau of Reclamation has investigated targeting...

 

 

 

 

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