A Comparative Study on the Hindcasted Wave Climates
For the various sites of Turkish Black Sea Coast wave prediction is carried out by the use of two different wind data sources obtained both from coastal meteorological stations and synoptic...

The Challenges of Global Warming and Climate Change on Coastal Resources Future and Development in West and Central Africa
The paper examines the challenges posed by the possible impacts of the expected global warming and climate change on the coastal resources futures and development of west and central Africa....

The Sea Sentinels Project: Watching Waves in Brazil
This paper presents the first results of the Sea Sentinels-a project for monitoring nearshore wave conditions in Brazil by means of visual observations. The observation techniques used...

The Coastal Data Information Program—A Successful Federal, State and University Cooperation
The Coastal Data Information Program (CDIP) is a cooperative effort managed jointly by the U.S. Army Engineers, Waterways Experiment Station and the State of California, Department of...

The Drought Occurrence and Response Measures in Taiwan Area, 1991

Performance of Recycled Asphalt Concrete Materials in an Arid Climate
Recycling of asphalt concrete pavement is a common practice for highway agencies. In 1981, the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) constructed eight test sections in on experimental...

Numerical Modeling of Proposed Kawaihae Harbor, HI
The Kawaihae shallow-draft harbor site is located on the northwest coast of the island of Hawaii, HI. An entrance channel, turning basin, and breakwater currently exist at the harbor site....

Performance Assessment for a High-Level Waste Repository at Yucca Mountain

An Overview of the Yucca Mountain Global/Regional Climate Modeling Program

A Description of LANDSIM and Its Uses

Hedratecture in Severe Climates
There are still vast areas of the world that are almost untouched by human activity. There is need to make access to these regions with special new structures and there is also a need...

Applying Lessons from Extreme Environments to Solve Problems on Earth and in Space
Extreme environments on Earth and in space test human abilities to adapt, survive and undertake difficult and often dangerous tasks. Hardships and challenges posed by such environments...

Global Change: Geoengineering and Space Exploration
Increased concern over the effects of global climate change and depletion of the ozone layer has resulted in support for the Global Change Research Program and for the Mission to Planet...

Climatic Change and Ensuing Risks Facing Water Resources Managers
Global climatic changes will have a significant effect on the utilization of regional water resources and will influence markedly the operation and management of water storage and delivery...

Responding to Public Opinion About Cumulative Long-Term Risks: Analysis and Communication of Risks from Climate Change and Hazardous Waste Sites
Public reactions to cumulative, uncertain, and long-term (CULT) risks pose particular problems to risk communicators. Low-magnitude and low-probability risks (e.g., living next to a hazardous...

Session Summary—Risk Associated With Climate Change

TLP Fatigue Due to Second-Order Springing
For offhsore oil production in water depths beyond 300-350 m, the tension leg platform (TLP) has become an increasingly popular design concept. The TLP is a floating structure with excess...

Meteorological Aspects of Drought
This is an overview paper discussing meteorological aspects of drought, and it is part of the report of the Task Committee on Water Management During Droughts. Several drought definitions...

Hydrological Aspects of Droughts
Two hydrologic aspects of droughts are investigated in this study as a part of the work conducted for the task committee on water management during droughts. In the first part a monthly...

A Markov Chain Approach for Analyzing Palmer Drought Index
Drought is conceived as a period of below normal precipitation or moisture deficiency that would affect the social and economic activities of a region. The Palmer Drought Index (PDI) is...

 

 

 

 

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