Evacuation Strategies for Public Officials

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

The Importance of Dissemination and Instruction in Hurricane Warnings

Hurricane Response Capacity Enhancement Study

Estimation of a Debris Flow Hydrograph and Hazard Area

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...

Lessons from Nonfailures
Two case histories are described in which building owners were told during rehabilitation projects that their structures were in serious trouble. In one case, the engineer told the owner...

Beliefs about Hurricane Andrew, Construction, and Evacuation

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

Overview of Hurricane Iniki

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...

Software Utilities for Traffic Simulation Models
Simulation models of traffic flow on highways are increasingly becoming the choice of many analysts and traffic engineers as analytical tools to test, evaluate and implement traffic control/management...

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...

Hong Kong's Wastewater Underground
Standard Hong Kong methods for siting the new $18 million Stanley Wastewater Treatment Plant in Hong Kong Island's South District were running into trouble. The rocky coastal...

A Software Utility for Regional Evacuation (SURE)

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

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...

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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