Dunes Management Plan: Long Beach Peninsula, Washington
The dunes management plan, completed in June 1989, addresses public education; land use jurisdiction and enforcement; funding; economic and environmental resource values; land development...

Efforts at Marine Education in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), located in Micronesia, experienced significant economic growth in the 1980's and it is expected to continue through the decade...

Port-Tenant Relations: A Pro-active Approach to Reducing Environmental Contamination and Liability
The Port of Oakland has instituted a number of measures to improve environmental practices of tenants operating on Port-owned land and facilities. These measures, which include lease provisions,...

Environmental Education Program
This work originated from a proposal by the Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ). Oceanography Department, and Human Sciences and Social Integration Department of Colegio de Aplicacao-UERJ...

Motivating Factors Behind Environmental Activism: A Case Study of Beach Clean-up Participants
This study was initiated to investigate the motivating factors behind environmental activism. Participants in a Rhode Island beach clean-up were surveyed for information about their attitudes,...

Revere Beach and Point of Pines, Massachusetts, Shore Front Study
This paper describes a study conducted by the Coastal Engineering Research Center (CERC) to determine the degree of storm protection provided by an existing coarse beach fill at Revere...

Coastal Higher Education in Mexico
Mexico is plagued by problems that constraint the efficient use of its coastal zone. Such problems are not necessarily unique to Mexico, but are a threat to some degree in all national...

Education, Research and Training Model for Minority Students in Irrigated Agriculture
Minorities are significantly underrepresented in science and engineering fields in the United States. To attract and retain capable minority students will require the development of programs...

AGWATER©
The AGWATER computer program is an interactive learning, teaching, and pre-season evaluation tool regarding agricultural irrigation. It combines the concepts of irrigation scheduling,...

Furrow Irrigation Education
A furrow irrigation simulation computer model based on the volume-balance method is described. The model is used to develop information on furrow system performance that can be used in...

Compendium of Pumped Storage Plants in the United States
The Compendium of Pumped Storage Plants in the United States was prepared by the Pumped Storage Task Committee of the Hydropower Committee...

Infratechnologies: Tools For Innovation
Infratechnologies support the practices of construction over the whole life cycle of constructed facilities. They include technologies for developing and applying information, standards,...

High-Performance Construction Materials and Systems
An Essential Program for America and Its Infrastructure—Executive Report
Prepared by American Concrete Institute; American Institute of Steel Construction; American Iron and Steel Institute; ASCE; Civil Engineering Research Foundation; Concrete Research and...

Elected Officials
Schools and organizations train engineers to use facts. But, engineers are often content to base decisions on their opinions. While engineering judgment is an important part of the professional...

Skills for Local Government
One job every engineer must do is craft their philosophy of engineering. That is, they must bring together the rules they will use to guide and shape their engineering form. This philosophy...

Technician or Manager
After working awhile many engineers want to go back to school, or learn new skills. There are two reasons for this. One is that we perceive training as the key to advancement. Another...

Portrait of a Manager
Although some are born leaders, most managers are actually created. In a perfect world, the young engineer would receive a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering, specializing,...

An Ocean Engineering Program for the 21st Century
An increasing number of technological changes will occur during the next decade, and many of these changes will significantly impact engineering education programs, especially in the field...

Advanced Structures in Very Deep Water
Factors which are largely economic will lead to the requirement to design and deploy small numbers of large platforms and large numbers of small platforms in water depths of up to 4 km...

Composites for Offshore Applications: A Multidisciplinary Education Program for the Marine Industry
Composites are increasingly being considered for offshore and other marine structural applications. Polymeric matrix composites reinforced with glass, carbon, and aramids offer substantial...

 

 

 

 

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