Simulation of Three-Dimensional Hydrodynamics in Long Island Sound: Seasonal Timescale
The Mellor-Blumberg three-dimensional hydrodynamic model, as modified by National Ocean Service (NOS) of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for application to Long...

Simulation of Three-Dimensional Hydrodynamics in Long Island Sound: Annual Timescales
The Mellor-Blumberg three-dimensional hydrodynamic model in application to Long Island Sound includes time varying water level residual, sea surface temperature, river inflow, and wind...

Connecticut's Wellhead Protection Program
Connecticut's Wellhead Protection Program was the first in the country to receive EPA approval and remains one of the strongest programs in the nation. The program is based on comprehensive...

Extended Experience with a Short-Term Hydropower Scheduling Model in New England
The New England Power Exchange (NEPEX) is responsible for the central dispatch of power throughout New England. To assure the maximum benefits of power pooling, the electric facilities...

Corrosion Fatigue of Deepwater Offshore Materials
Evaluation of the fatigue life of offshore structures operating in depths of up to 10,000 feet (3,048 m) requires knowledge of the combined effect of axial and hydrostatic loading on the...

Use of X-Ray Computed Tomography in the Study of Marine Sediments
X-ray computed tomography (CT scanning) is primarily a medical imaging technique. When applied to marine sediments, it responds predominately to the spatial density distribution within...

Computerized Bridge Monitoring System
Research at the University of Connecticut has generated a full scale vibrational monitoring system for installation on a Connecticut bridge. The monitoring system consists of a field computer...

The Application of Computerized Tomography for Determining Material Properties
X-ray computerized tomography (CT) is an imaging technique that has been used by the medical community for a number of years and is well documented. However, the adaption of this technique...

Risk Perception and Policy Preferences of Fire Chiefs: A Survey of Hazardous Materials Issues
This paper presents the results of a survey of Connecticut fire chiefs and discusses how their perceptions of risk affect their attitudes towards risk preparedness and risk management...

Borderline Estuaries and Interstate Management Programs
Estuaries bordered by more than one state authority often suffer from contrasting and/or conflicting management practices along the shores of a continuous body of water. Management strategies...

Controlling Nitrogen Loading to Coastal Waters
Of the countless contaminants that reach coastal waters, nitrogen is one of the most problematic and least regulated. There is ample evidence that many coastal embayments are overwhelmed...

Coordinated Management of Coastal Waters in the New York-New Jersey-Connecticut Region
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region II is currently funding three major water quality planning efforts for the coastal waters in the New York-New Jersey-Connecticut region....

Atlantic Salmon Smolt Movement and Behavior at Vernon Hydroelectric Station
Behavior of emigrating Atlantic salmon smolts (Salmo salar) was studied at New England Power Company's (NEP) Vernon Hydroelectric Station located on the Connecticut River,...

Composite Twin Tub Bridge Erection Intersection of Interstate I-84 and I-94 in Hartford, Connecticut
Curved bridge erection requires detailed preparation by the contractor, plus a sharing of responsibility and liability between the owner, designer of the new structure and the contractor....

Caring for a Covered Bridge
Today the quaint Cornish-Windsor covered bridge (winner of this year's Outstanding Civil Engineering Merit Award) doesn't look much different than it did when...

Marina Parking Study
This marina parking study establishes a rationale for determining parking demand at marinas on the north shore of Long Island Sound in Connecticut and New York. The study was performed...

Site Specific Hydrological Model for Permaculture Application
This paper presents results of a study conducted on a small pond and watershed in Waterbury, Connecticut. The Soil Conservation Service method presented in Technical Release #55 (TR 55),...

Drought Indication and Response
A study of rainfall and reservoir level data was conducted on the water supply system of South Central Connecticut to investigate the possibility of developing reliable, easy to use drought...

Facelift For an Interchange
The authors describe a $250 million reconstruction project on a three-level interchange linking I-84 and I-91 in Hartford, Conn., which is the largest rehabilitation project in the state's...

Underwater Foundations for a Jack-up Barge
Innovative underwater foundations were developed to provide a solid base for the legs of a large jack-up barge needed by General Dynamics to transport heavy components from Quonset Point,...

 

 

 

 

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