The Future Is Not What It Used to Be: Climate Change and Energy Scarcity By Jorg Friedrichs. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 2013

Managing Geotechnical Assets to Improve Highway System Performance
As geoprofessionals, we have a great opportunity to look at our work in new ways and to show its value to others. Highway agencies are looking to get the most from their assets and with...

Condition Indices, Performance Measures, and Managing Performance Data for Geotechnical Asset Management – Don't Get Buried!
Why don't transportation agency assets like pavements, bridges, and earthwork have a Check Engine light? Why can't you simply pull up the complete history and life cycle plan for them?...

Asset Management of Earth Retaining Structures: Design through Design Life
Regarding new earth retaining structures (ERS) construction, the message is clear: plan for asset management. New construction is certainly not immune to performance issues, and the time...

Risk-based Methods for Geotechnical Features in Transportation Asset Management
The purpose of asset management is to meet life cycle performance goals through the management of assets in the most cost-effective manner. In developing risk-based, asset management plans...

The Transbay Transit Center: Breaking New Ground in Urban Geotechnics
A building boom centered around the construction of the new Transbay Transit Center (TTC) is transforming the South of Market neighborhood in downtown San Francisco, newly dubbed the Transbay...

Data Management System and Construction Monitoring Results from Wolf Creek Dam Rehabilitation
A review of the rehabilitation of Wolf Creek Dam and the Wolf Creek Information Management System (WCIMS), a Geographic Information Systems (GIS)-based application that was developed to...

The Soil-Rock Boundary: What Is It and Where Is It?

The Geotechnics of Converting Waste Sites to Renewable Energy Sites

A Culture of Unconditional Dedication to Safety

Achieving the Vision for Civil Engineering in 2025
A Roadmap for the Profession
Now that the Summit [on the Future of Civil Engineering-2025] is complete, the Vision articulated, and the report completed, leaders of civil engineering organizations around the globe...

The Toaster Project: Or a Heroic Attempt to Build A Simple Electric Appliance from Scratch By Thomas Thwaites. New York City: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.

A Great Aridness: Climate Change and the Future of the American Southwest By William deBuys. New York City: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Structures Congress 2012
Forging Connections in the Windy City
Proceedings of Structures Congress 2012, held in Chicago, Illinois, March 29-31, 2012. Sponsored by the Structural Engineering Institute of ASCE. Structures Congress 2012 contains 202...

The U.S. Navy's Approach to Climate Change and Sea Level Rise

The Impact of Climate Change on the National Flood Insurance Program

Water Management in 2050

Integrated Water Management in 2050: Institutional and Governance Challenges

Flood Risk Management in 2050

Adaptation to Climate Change in Coastal Cities, 2050

 

 

 

 

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