Book Review: Engineering Disasters: Lessons to Be Learned by Don Lawson. New York: ASME Press, 2005

Geologic Hazards on National Forests

Natural Attenuation of Hazardous Wastes
Sponsored by the Natural Attenuation Task Committee of the Environmental and Multi-Media Council of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute of ASCE. ...

Book Review: Countering Terrorism: Dimensions of Preparedness edited by Arnold M. Howitt and Robyn L. Pangi. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Prees, 2004

Lifeline Performance of El Salvador Earthquakes of January 13 and February 13, 2001
Prepared by the Council on Disaster Reduction and Earthquake Investigation Committee of Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. ...

Lessons Learned from Experience Dealing with Risks of Extreme Events: Part I
The five speakers in this session talked about a wide variety of topics, including schedule dependencies in hurricane preparedness, knowledge mapping across networks, extreme events in...

Lesssons Learned from Experience Dealing with Risks of Extreme Events: Part II
For every known IS vulnerability, there is a matching countermeasure. However, we do not know all IS vulnerabilities. The following tasks are geared towards identifying IS vulnerabilities,...

Acceptable Risk Processes
Lifelines and Natural Hazards
Prepared by the Council on Disaster Reduction and the Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. This TCLEE Monograph provides engineers...

Environmental Technology Verification Report for the Plasma Enhanced Melter
Prepared by the Environmental Technology Evaluation Center (EvTEC), a service center of CERF/IIEC. This Technology Verification report describes the...

Model Validation in Estimating Higher-Order Economic Losses from Natural Hazards

Seeking Criteria for the Natural Hazard Mitigation Investment Decision

Engineering Standards for the Marine Oil Terminals and Natural Hazard Threats

Emergency Warning System for Excavating at the Toe of a Dam

Analysis of Shotcrete Support under Rockburst Conditions

Performance of Masonry in Disasters: Lessons Learned and Research Needs Identified
This presentation described in this extended abstract is one of several in a panel discussion entitled Enhanced Research in Masonry. The objectives of the presentation are to discuss the...

Small-Diameter Round Timber Connections
An over stocking of trees having diameters less than 20 cm, as measured 1.52 m off the ground presents a major fire hazard to over 54 million acres of National Forest land. Improving the...

Natural Hazards Review
The Natural Hazards Review stands on the realization that natural disaster losses result from interactions between the physical world, the constructed environment, and the character of the societies and...

Effect of Geomorphic Hazards on Bridge Reliability

Effect of Geomorphic Hazards on Bridge Reliability

Hazard Rating for Low Drops

 

 

 

 

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