Intermedia Transfer of Groundwater Contaminants Via Air Stripping

Preventative Debris Flow Mitigation

Challenge of Remedial Action—Consultants Viewpoint

Pilot Study of Dredging and Disposal Methods—New Bedford, Massachusetts Superfund Site

Risk Analysis and Management of Natural and Man-Made Hazards
The third Engineering Foundation Conference on Risk-Based Decisionmaking titled Risk Analysis and Management of Natural and Man-Made Hazards was held in Santa Barbara, California on November...

International Developments in Ocean Incineration Policy

Sea Level Rise and Hazardous Wastes in the Coastal Zone: An Ecological Perspective

Closure of Hazardous Surface Impoundments and Creation of an On-site Permanent Disposal Facility—A Case History
Remington Arms Co. is currently undertaking a RCRA closure program for nine surface impoundments in Lonoke, Arkansas. The impoundments contain a variety of listed hazardous wastes from...

Radioactive Mixed Waste at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant
This paper discusses compliance by the U.S. Department of Energy Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) near Carlsbad, New Mexico with the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) (1)....

Flood Warning Systems as a Means for Reducing Urban Flood Losses
This paper describes the potential effectiveness of flood warning systems in reducing loss of life. The paper describes the problems associated with urban flood warning systems (or lack...

Flood Warning Systems
A valuable review of the current state-of-the-art of flood warning systems is represented by the papers on flood warning systems presented at the ASCE Workshop on 'Computerized...

City of Roseville, California, Alert System: Real Time Microcomputer Based Flood Warning System
The ALERT system was developed by the California-Nevada River Forecast Center of the National Weather Service. The System integrates self-reporting, field sensors, a base station microcomputer,...

Flood Warning Using Wide-Area Computer Networks
Wide-area computer networks are being used with increasing frequency to improve regional response to flood events, coordinate efforts between agencies and communities, and to improve flood...

Planning and Implementing a Wide Area Flood Warning System: The IFLOWS Experience
The Integrated Flood Observing and Warning System (IFLOWS) is an interactive hydrometeorological data collection and processing system. It consists of three major subsystems; data acquisition,...

Flash Flood Hydrologic Forecast Model, ADVIS
The Flash Flood Hydrologic Forecast Model, ADVIS, is the computer replacement of manual forecast procedures using tables. This interactive forecast model computes a crest forecast, plots...

A Report on 18 Warning Systems in America
Of all weather related disasters in the United States, floods are the primary cause of death, and most flood related deaths result from flash floods. One of the major changes in flash...

Implementation of FEMA Guidelines on Alluvial Fans
This paper provides a general basis for analysis and mapping of flood hazards on alluvial fans. Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) alluvial fan methodology is discussed...

Predicting Human Instability in Flood Flows
The delineation of high flood hazard zones within a flood plain is usually independent of the parameters that constitute a life threatening situation. In order to define human instability...

Lower Santa Ana River Hydraulic Design for Levee Overtopping
The purpose of overtopping or freeboard design is to minimize damages and catastrophic failure from floodwaters overtopping levees. This case study is presented to show the approach taken...

1990: Decade of Natural Disaster Reduction
The loss from natural disasters is extensive. Earthquakes, windstorms, floods, landslides, volcanic eruptions, wildfires, and insect infestations have caused the deaths of nearly three...

 

 

 

 

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