Estimation of a Debris Flow Hydrograph and Hazard Area

The Importance of Dissemination and Instruction in Hurricane Warnings

Hurricane-Induced Storm Surge Analysis for the City of New Orleans, LA

Evacuation Strategies for Public Officials

Flash Floods and Their Warning in Vietnam
At present, in Vietnam flash floods occur on small mountainous catchments and cause considerable damage to lives and property, to the national economy, and to the environment. The flash-flood...

Overview of Hurricane Iniki

Catastrophic Hurricanes May Become Frequent Events in Caribbean and Along the United States East and Gulf Coasts

Beliefs about Hurricane Andrew, Construction, and Evacuation

New Way Out
An obsolete and hazardous ventilation/emergency-exit shaft on the banks of the Hudson River has been replaced with a deep, dual-shaft system that connects to a 100-year-old train tunnel...

Marina Facilities Planning Design and Operations in Hurricane Prone Areas
The overall growth in population of coastal areas in the southeastern and coastal regions of the Unites States has created a need for additional water related recreation facilities such...

Evacuation Modeling Near a Chemical Stockpile Site
Dynamic evacuation modeling was used as an aid in emergency response planning by Tooele County, Utah, location of the United States' largest stockpile of unitary chemical weapons, The...

The Reconstruction of the Morton Street Evacuation and Ventilation Shaft

A Software Utility for Regional Evacuation (SURE)

Sediment Removal from Sand Hills Aqua Farms Using a Sediment Evacuation Pipeline System
Reservoir sedimentation continues to deplete the world's reservoirs of valuable storage capacity. Several reservoir sediment removal techniques have been successful in regaining...

Hurricane Hugo One Year Later
Hurricane Hugo, which made landfall on September 21, 1989, was the first serious storm to cross the South Carolina coast in over 30 years. During this period, the coastal areas had grown...

Lessons from Hurricane Hugo: Recommendations for Marina Operation and Design
Hurricanes are not new to South Carolina, but with the recent development of the coast, many new and unseasoned boaters have located in the area. Since Hurricane Hazel in 1954, South Carolina...

Preparations for the Storm
At the state level the Emergency Preparedness Division operates a single central emergency operations center in Columbia. It relies upon other state agencies for response and recovery...

A Post Hurricane Hugo Transportation Study
Hurricane Hugo will remain in the minds of South Carolinians for many years to come. This hurricane attracted most of the world's attention in 1989 as it devastated every...

Meteorological Aspects of Hurricane Hugo
Despite recent improvements in the accuracy of hurricane forecasting at a rate of about one-half to one percent per-year over the past decade, the population growth in coastal mainland...

Ship It By GIS
Abkowitz, Cheng and Lepotsky describe a GIS system for routing hazardous materials shipments. The safe transport of hazardous materials is emerging as a significant concern impacting local,...

 

 

 

 

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