Port of Los Angeles Risk Management Strategies
This paper examines risk management strategies for the port of Los Angeles. Topics include its importance to the economy, potential port risks, seismic risk strategies, and terrorist risk...

Surviving Natural Forces from Taiwanese Civil Engineers Perspective
A natural disaster is an unexpected or uncontrollable natural event that usually results in widespread destruction of property or loss of life. Taiwan is located in a geographically unique...

Achievements and Challenges of China Construction
China is at the starting point of an accelerative urbanization process. A great number of infrastructural projects and residential areas are under construction. This paper provides an...

Design-Build Contract Complexities
There are many approaches or options that an owner may pursue in acquiring facilities. Depending on the owner's objectives, the DB project approach may offer unique benefits,...

In the Field: Aesthetic Approach to Storm-Water Management

Storm-Water Management: 'Hidden' Drain Improves Marina's Water Quality, Preserves Aesthetics

Golden Gate Bridge Project Is Named 2007 OCEA Winner; OPAL Lifetime Achievement Recipients Honored; Pankow, Michel Awards Presented

Airports: McCarran International Adds Final Terminal to Expansion Project

Optimization of Well Placement in Groundwater Long Term Monitoring Networks
Long Term Monitoring (LTM) networks play critical roles in tracking the migration of contaminants in groundwater, evaluating the efficiency of the existing remediation techniques, and...

Optimal Resource Allocation for the Cleanup of Petroleum Contaminated Sites
Site rehabilitation is conducted in many states using a risk-based corrective action process wherein alternative remedial actions are evaluated and implemented, depending on the level...

Modeling Fort Ord Site OU2's Remediation System Using Optimization
Fort Ord.s Site OU2 is located approximately 80 miles south of San Francisco near Monterey Bay in Monterey County, California. Fort Ord contains two landfills which were used for residential...

History of the USDA-ARS Experimental Watersheds on the Washita River, Oklahoma
A national experimental watershed network, operated by the Agricultural Research Service of the US Department of Agriculture, was established in 1959 to conduct research on the effects...

Challenges in Drinking Water Distribution Systems Security Modeling
This paper is on challenges in drinking water distribution systems security modeling connected to OCMS, addressing research and practical issues coming-out from two recent activities which...

Flood Control: Lincoln Looks to Antelope Valley Project for Revitalization

Wastewater: U.S. EPA Mandates Significant Nitrogen Reductions at Blue Plains

Stream Restoration: Rhode Island Project Improves Habitat, Preserves Historical Features

Urban Development: Construction Set to Begin on New York City Filtration Plant

Urban Development: Tower, Canopy Highlight Tokyo Midtown Project

Workshop Seeks Mentors to Guide Afghanistan's Reconstruction

Urban Development: Three Ab? Zaby Towers to Soar above Re-created Traditional Market





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