Geo-Resilience By Soil Improvement: Contrasting the Performance of Two Embankments during a Megathrust Mw 7.8 Earthquake
The west coast of Ecuador forms the eastern side of the Pacific "ring of fire" along the Nazca tectonic plate boundary (Figure 1). The epicenter of the Ecuador earthquake on April 16, 2016 (Mw 7.8), was...

Benefiting Environmental Bottom Line Through Pollution Prevention in Ecuador, South America

Cooperative Efforts for Earthquake Risk Management in Developing Countries

Papallacta River Basin Hydro Expansion Plan

Policies and Programs Toward Sustainable Coastal Development in Ecuador's Special Area Management Zones: Creating Vision, Consensus, and Capacity
The Special Area Management Project was a deliberate experiment by the Government of Ecuador to find out whether the Coastal Resources Management Program, CRMP, could (1) engage local...

Special Area Management Planning in Ecuador's Rio Chone Estuary
The preparation and adoption of community-based plans for sustainable use and development of coastal resources and areas has been one of the major early goals of the Ecuador coastal resources...

Ecuador—The Lower Guayas Flood Control and Drainage Project—A Case Study
The Government of Ecuador (GOE) invited the World Bank in 1975 for a general review of the rural development in the country. One of the main findings of a Bank mission was the importance...

The Development of a Coastal Water Quality Management Strategy in Ecuador
The quality of coastal waters is deteriorating in virtually every country of the world. Concerned groups and individuals in countries with scarce financial, technical and political resources...

Public Education and Participation: The Foundation of Success for CRM in Developing Countries
If initiatives in coastal resources management (CRM) are to succeed and be effective, not only must they be technically sound but they must be accepted as necessary, reasonable and fair....

Problems with Irrigation Technology Transfer in Latin America
Over the last thirty years there has been a significant drop in agricultural production in Latin America, despite the fact that agricultural, irrigation and drainage projects receive about...

Controls on the Development and Operation of Shrimp Farms in Ecuador
Best sites for shrimp farm in Ecuador are located in the beach and bay zone. Another option is upland. Several procedures for obtaining a lease in the beach and bay zone or to buy vacant...

PC MODEL BRESSED for Stochastic Prediction of Reservoir Sedimentation
A stochastic flow-storage/sediment-deposition model was written in BASIC with userfriendly features. It is an augmented version of the FORTRAN program RESSED (REServoir SEDimentation)...

Design and Construction of Paute Project, Ecuador
The Paute Project is a key element in Ecuador's program for developing a modern electric power system. When fully developed, it will consist of three separate developments:...

The Potential for Small-Scale Hydro in Developing Countries
The author attempts to define a market that has been traditionally ignored by U.S. design firms. As a result, the Europeans, Chinese and Japanese have taken the lead in engineering and...

Measured and Predicted Evaporation at Pasaje, Ecuador
To determine the water requirements of bananas and certain other crops in the coastal region of the Jubones River basin, southern Ecuador, a study was made of the measured and computed...

Optimum Size Seaport
Examination of the patterns of ship traffic in public ports of Central America and Ecuador reveals that ships arrive at random and in close agreement with distribution patterns predicted...

 

 

 

 

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