Perils of Project Development on Public Land Open to Mining
Conducting a government project on public land open to the general mining laws can result in added costs, legal entanglements, schedule uncertainties, and the potential for unanticipated...

Management and Research of Desert Tortoises for the Yucca Mountain Project
A program has been developed for the Yucca Mountain Project (YMP) to manage and study the desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizi), a threatened species that occurs at low densities at Yucca...

The Reclamation Program for the Yucca Mountain Project
The U. S. Department of Energy (DOE) is required by law and other regulatory requirements to reclaim disturbances created by site characterization activities at Yucca Mountain. Because...

Getting the Lead Out
When officials from Omaha, Neb. announced an ambitious plan to revitalize an abandoned stretch of land along the Missouri River, the land itself presented one of the biggest problems....

A GIS for the Louisiana Coastal Zone
The U. S. Army Engineer District, New Orleans is responsible for collecting, interpreting, and publishing large amounts of data related to engineering geology, subsidence, and land loss...

Establishing a Geographic Information System
The ultimate test of an advancement in civil engineering is the successful integration of aspects of the advance into the general engineering community. Success stories in this area include...

Application of a Geographic Information System to Hydrologic Modeling Using HEC-1
A geographic information system (GIS) was used to derive areally-weighted hydrologic parameters for input to the HEC-1 hydrologic model for approximately 600 square miles of Pierce County,...

A PC Method to Compile Land Use Data for Hydrology
A computerized method for compiling and reducing land use data for hydrologic computer model simulation was developed. The technique was developed for use on an IBM compatible PC. The...

Management of Subsidence in an Urban Environment
Houston, Texas is the fourth largest city in the United States and with its metropolitan area included, comprises a population of almost four million people. Large quantities of groundwater...

Utility System Demand Forecasting Using Land Use Coefficients
In rapidly changing areas where several divergent paths of future growth are possible, there are advantages to forecasting future water demands and wastewater flows using the water and...

Analytical Solution for a Coupled Hydraulic and Subsidence Model

WET—Its Efficacy in Wetland Functional Assessment

Defining Wetlands—A Balance of Policy, Practicality, and Science

Coastal Wetlands Management in Venezuela

The Comprehensive Utilization of the Coastal Zone in Japan

Gathering of Geographical Information on Coastal Zone in Japan

Coastal Zone Development Planning Under Multi-level Governmental Conflicts

Construction Offshore Man-Made Island and Preservation of Coastal Zone

California's Energy Policy: Productivity Without Offshore Oil Drilling

Induced Subsidence: Environmental and Legal Implications
Subsidence of coastal areas can be induced by withdrawal of fluids from shallow, unconsolidated horizons beneath the shore zone. In southern California, Huntington Beach, Torrance/Redondo...

 

 

 

 

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