The Disaster of Stava/Northern Italy

Evaluating Flood Hazards on Alluvial Fans
In 1982, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) developed a methodology for the determination of flood hazard zones and base (100-year) flood elevations on alluvial fans for administering...

Flood Hazard Recognition and Mitigation on Alluvial Fans

The Role of Decision Rules on Structural Safety Evaluation Systems
Three steps are involved during an assessment procedure. The first step is to make a diagnosis for possible causes of the damage, the second is to perform a qualitative evaluation including...

Monitoring for Hazardous Waste Leaks
It is safer and cheaper to keep hazardous wastes out of the groundwater and the ground than to remove them. But better monitoring will be required. In this three-part article, the first...

An Overview of Ground Water Monitoring Techniques

NOAA Weather Radio: The Source of Weather Information 24 Hours a Day
Weather plays an important role in the day to day affairs of coastal communities. The timely and accurate receipt of weather information is critical, especially during inclement conditions....

Hazardous Waste Sites in the Coastal Zone

A Small Community's Response to Catastrophic Coastal Bluff Erosion
This paper describes the actions taken by a small unincorporated coastal community in Northern California during a series of catastrophic bluff erosional events, which occurred between...

Fish Histopathology and Contamination in California's Channel Islands
Ocean dumping of certain hazardous wastes took place at two dumpsites in the San Pedro Channel of the Southern California Bight from the 1940s through the 1960s. This included some 700...

Tsunami‚ÄĒPreparing for a Vague and Rare Event
A tsunami (tidal wave) to an earth scientist is a vague event - to others, it is a Hollywood enhanced and misunderstood event. These attitudes are heightened by the fact that tsunamis...

Developing Findings of Fact for a Hazard Mitigation and Preparedness Plan for the City of Waldport/Alsea Bay Area, Lincoln County, Oregon
Marine erosion attributed to the effects of the 1983 El Nino resulted in the loss of the distal tip of Alsea Spit in 1985 enlarging Alsea Bay inlet by 300% and subjecting the City of Waldport...

Developing Oceanfront Hotels on Built-Up Coasts: Resolving Public Access, Natural Hazards, and Community Character Conflicts
In the mid 1980s, a resurgence of hotel development took place along the oceanfront of the northern shore of New Jersey, a 35 mile reach of barrier spits and headlands intensely developed...

Coastal and Marine Resource Management Prospects in Somalia
The main coastal resource management issues in Somalia are centered in the terrestrial component of the coastal zone. There are no significant problems of marine pollution or the overexploitation...

Flow and Mass Transport for Hazardous Waste Liners
Certain aspects of flow and contaminant migration of hazardous liquids through soils are addressed. A fine-grained soil and fluids commonly encountered in hazardous sites, were considered....

Packed-Column Air Stripping of VOC from Hazardous Wastes

Hazardous Waste Tank Design: A Case Study

Multimedia Approaches to Air Pollution Control in Hazardous Waste Treatment and Disposal

Effects of Hazardous Liquids on Fine-Grained Soils

Hazardous Waste Regulation for Low-Level Waste: Overview of Evolving Federal Policy (abstract)

 

 

 

 

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