Design of Shoreline Protection Measures : The Importance of Geotechnical Engineering in Waterfront Design
Over the past decade, there’s been an increased realization of the need to better protect our shorelines, particularly in urban environments along coastlines that have already been impacted by storm surge...

Sinking Chicago: Climate Change and the Remaking of a Flood-Prone Environment, By Harold L. Platt, Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2018

"Floodpath: The Deadliest Man-Made Disaster of 20th-Century America and the Making of Modern Los Angeles", By Jon Wilkman. New York City: Bloomsbury Press, 2016

Dry Dams and the Dayton Flood of 1913: The Origins of Integrated Systems Engineering Concepts
This article examines the history of integrated flood protection with particular focus on the 1913 Dayton Flood....

2011 Mississippi River Basin Flood Session
This session reviewed how the 2011 Mississippi Basin Flood developed, and it defined the special extent and magnitude of the flooding from the perspective of the US Army Corps of Engineers,...

The Impact of Climate Change on the National Flood Insurance Program

Flood Risk Management in 2050

Coupling Physical, Chemical, or Biological Methods for Innovative Groundwater Remediation Coupled Polymer Floods and Bio-Chemical Remediation Techniques for Enhanced Groundwater Treatment
Many groundwater remediation techniques are designed to remove or destroy contaminants in situ, but these goals can be accomplished only by...

Flood Warning System for the Sutlej River in Remote Northern India
Through a collaborative effort of the Central Water Commission (CWC) of India, the U.S. Agency for International Development (which provided funding for the project), Riverside Technology,...

Summary of Approaches for Estimating Playa Lake Flooding
Playa, or terminal, lakes are common in semi- and arid environments; and their characteristic level, hard, and usually dry surfaces make them ideal for airports, as they are used in the...

Effects of Impervious Area Estimation Methods on Simulated Peak Discharges
The variability of simulated flood discharges is evaluated using two methods for estimating impervious surfaces and common design methods in the Mission Creek watershed (31 sq km) located...

Floodplain Delineation of the Ranillas Meander in Zaragoza Using GUAD-2D
After the selection of Zaragoza (Spain) as the host city of the International Expo 2008, the Gobierno de Aragón (i.e., the local government)...

Pioneer Square Areaways
Pioneer Square, one of the earliest neighborhoods in Seattle, is adjacent to Elliott Bay. Much ofthis part of the city originally was built on existing land that used to get flooded. When...

Mean and Low Frequency Wave Forces on Semi-Submersibles

An Improved Linearization Technique for Frequency Domain Riser Analysis

Book Review: Designed for Dry Feet: Flood Protection and Land Reclamation in the Netherlands by Robert J. Hoeksema. Reston, Virginia: ASCE Press, 2006

Application of Grid Technology to Flood Mitigation

Post-Fire Predictions of Peak Discharge

Modeling Post Wildfire Floods Using Mike

Stream Restoration and Trout Habitat Improvements at the Greenbrier Resort

 

 

 

 

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