Dam Safety Management Using Risk-Informed Decision-Making Methods: A Powerful Tool or an Unnecessary Venture?
This article discusses design standards, safety methods, and risk-informed decision-making methods for dams....

Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering: What Can It Do for You?
There's been a lot of talk, and some confusion, lately about performance-based earthquake engineering (PBEE). Many geotechnical engineers wonder -- what is it, how does it differ from what I've been doing,...

GeoTechTools – Your Ground Modification Website: Solutions for Improved Decision Making and Risk Mitigation
An immense web-based toolbox for the engineering and construction of earthworks is now available at GeoTechTools.org. This exciting collection...

Conduct of Operational Hail Suppression Projects
Those conducting hail suppression operations should be vigilant and always prepared to react when potential hailstorms begin to develop. In this chapter, some guidance is provided for...

Constitutive Models: Tools for Advanced Analysis of Geotechnical Problems

Fundamentals of Risk Assessment
Risk, expressed in terms of potential human sufferings and economic losses, is very real and its significance is particularly important when considering natural hazards. For effective...

Analytical Solutions for Coupled Reactive Transport Equations
Modeling the transport of reactive contaminants is one of the key challenges faced by groundwater engineers worldwide. Specifically, problems involving the transport of sequentially decaying...

Artificial Neural Networks in Water Supply Engineering
Prepared by the Water Supply Engineering Technical Committee of the Infrastructure Council of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute of ASCE. ...

Microbial Pollution Modeling of Rural Watersheds in Canada using the GIS-Based Soil and Water Assessment Tool

The Modular Modeling System (MMS): A Toolbox for Water- and Environmental-Resources Management

GIS-Based Risk Modeling and Decision Support in the Croton Watershed

Decision Support System for Optimal Watershed Nutrient Management

A Distributed Decision Support System for Watershed Quality Management

A Knowledge-Based Decision Support System for Selection of Recharge Pond Sites for Streamflow Augmentation of Waterfowl Habitat

Evaluating the Functionality of a Decision Support System for Placement and Selection of Best Management Practices (BMPs) for Stormwater Control in Urban watersheds

Decision Support Within the Au Sable River Watershed

ATLSS Data Viewer: A Tool to Analyze and Display ATLSS Model Outputs

Life-Cycle Environmental Accounting and Decision-Making for Bridge Structures
This presentation focuses on life-cycle environmental accounting and decision-making for bridge structures using the example of steel and steel-reinforced concrete....

A Participatory Approach to Development of a Decision Support Tool
Effective decision-making in water management must consider both the physical characteristics of the system and the social, political, and institutional aspects. These latter aspects cannot...

Transparency and Integrity in Water Management
The purpose of this Paper will be to explore, define and discuss the matter of transparency, integrity and effectiveness in water and associated land management. In view of the complex...

 

 

 

 

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