The Economics of Our Beaches
An overview is given on the economics of beaches. Topics discussed include the role of beachfront properties in the local economy, beaches as free community open space, role of beaches...

The Connection Between Public Transit and Employment: Is Bus Transit a Solution to Spatial Mismatch?

Job Security is an Oxymoron
The old notion of job security has given way to improved personal productivity, growth of the global economy, outsourcing and a glut of engineering talent. The author describes how young...

Employment of Electronic Sand Level Gauges for Measurement of Beach Slope Deformation on Norderney Island

Regional Economic Impacts of a Land Fallowing Program—The Palo Verde Test Land Fallowing Program Case Study
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) and the Palo Verde Irrigation District (PVID) implemented a two-year test land fallowing program (Program) from August 1, 1992...

Rx for Risk Communication
When American adults are asked what they fear most, a majority rank public speaking ahead of death, divorce and unemployment. This news may not surprise many environmental project managers,...

Surviving a Layoff
A layoff can happen to anyone in an organization, from an entry level draftsperson or technician up to the President. In these days of budget cutting and downsizing, any day could be your...

Implications of Parking Policies in Employment Areas on Mode Choice and Land Use

Current State of Development and Future Trends in Employment of Air-Supported Roofs in Long-Span Applications
Considered here is the low-profile, long span air-supported roof, as opposed to the high-profile 'bubble' variety, which has seen a substantially different development and expectation....

Education and Research in Water and Environment: Collaboration Between Minority and Majority Institutions
In 1992, a consortium of minority institutions (WREMCON) was formed to match expanding interest in environment with student interest to solve environmental problems and help with the nation's...

Guide to Employment Conditions for Civil Engineers
ASCE Manual 55, ASCE Guide to Employment Conditions for Civil Engineers, provides a guide to a mutually satisfying relationship between the...

Relationships with Architects and Owners
There are many issues which affect the relationships between structural engineers and on the other, the owner clients. This paper discusses some of those issues from the point of view...

A Comparative Analysis of Multiple-Use Coastal and Ocean Management Techniques in Marine Protected Areas
Many coastal and ocean areas worldwide have been designated for protection and management through the establishment of national, regional, or international marine protected areas(MPAs)....

Tourism Development Issues in the Tijuana-Ensenada Corridor, Baja California, Mexico
In the coastal zone of the Tijuana-Ensenada corridor tourism development has produced both problems and opportunities in terms of social development. Problems include conflict among social...

Housing Opportunity or Social Engineering Implementing the Jobs-Housing Relationship—The Town of Wellington Experience
The proposed Town of Wellington project in Palm Beach County, Florida, was planned based on the needs related to the jobs-housing relationship identified in the area. The conditions placed...

Protecting a Sensitive Ecosystem Through Advanced Treatment at the Reno-Sparks Wastewater Treatment Facility
The requirements for high degrees of nutrient removal at the Reno-Sparks Wastewater Treatment Facility required employment of several cost-effective, innovative treatment process applications....

Local Resources in Developing Country Water Supplies
Maximizing the use of local resources in water supply projects can expand markets for locally produced equipment and materials, reduce exports and minimize expenditures of hard currency...

A Marina and How it Benefits the Community
The marina is considered to be a dynamic development that generates commerce and business, creating jobs and economic opportunity as well as government revenues from corporate income tax,...

The First Job—Elation or Frustration

Women in the Civil Engineering Work Force Tapping a New Resource

 

 

 

 

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