Double Domed (Available in Structural Engineering Special Issue only)
A 45,000-seat soccer stadium under construction in La Plata, Argentina, takes domed roof design to the next level. A Tenstar dome, first used in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, consists of...

Branching Out (Available in Structural Engineering Special Issue only)
The Cologne/Bonn Airport in Germany is currently undergoing its biggest construction project to date: a $200 million, five-story addition. Close and productive collaboration between the...

Control of Wind Response of the Trump World Tower
The Trump World Tower is a luxury residential building located on 1st Ave. and 48th St. in New York City,...

Travel Cards in the Year 2000: The Helsinki Region Ushers in the Smart Card Era
Once the travel card system for the Helsinki region is fully implemented, it will be one of the most advanced ticket sales and fare collection systems around. Passengers will carry remote...

Summaries of Speeches at Luncheons, Dinners and Panel Discussions

Erratum for Double Domed (Available in Structural Engineering Special Issue only)

Developing a Capability to Forecast Coastal Ocean Optics: Minerogenic Scattering

Internal Characteristics of Two-Layer Stratified Flow Systems Under Wind Stress

Topographic and Wind Influences on the Chesapeake Bay Outflow Plume and the Associated Fronts

A Three-Dimensional Shear Dispersion Model Applied to Georges Bank

Integrating High Performance Computing Strategies with Existing Finite Element Hydrodynamic Codes

Effects of Bed Coarsening on Sediment Transport

An Ocean Model Applied to the Chesapeake Bay Plume

A PC-Based Visualization System for Coastal Ocean and Atmospheric Modeling

Conference Overview

Where Will We Get Our Future Coastal Engineers?
This summer, the National Research Council's Marine Board issued a report, written by thirteen experts, detailing the importance of coastal engineering for the country, assessing the state...

Measuring Key Physical Processes in a California Lagoon
A focused data collection program was completed in support of a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers feasibility study of restoration alternatives for protecting and managing the habitat in Bolinas...

Currently Available Lake Dredging Techniques and the New Demand for Lake Sediments as a Beneficial Resource
Dredging is introduced as an effective lake restoration technique. The various techniques associated with each major category of equipment are explained. It is emphasized that large lake...

Regional Shoreline Group Session
California's beaches have suffered over the past decade. However to date, very little has been done to address the problem. The Sand Rights 99 conference serves as the venue for addressing...

Technology in Support of Policy: The Sandag Regional Beach Monitoring Program
This paper describes a regional beach monitoring program conducted in San Diego County, California, by the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG). Initiated in 1996, the program...

 

 

 

 

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