Late Quaternary (Pre-Holocene) Coastal Systems of New Jersey
The coastline and the area adjacent to the present shoreline of New Jersey has not been explored as intensely as the same region of neighboring states for pre-Holocene high sea level stillstands....

Monitoring of a Nearshore Disposal Mound at Silver Strand State Park
The migration of an underwater disposal berm constructed in December 1988 approximately six miles south of the entrance to San Diego Bay is investigated. The berm was composed of medium...

Integrated Photogrammetric and Geophysical Monitoring of Shoreline Instability in Littoral Cells in the Pacific Northwest, USA
Several factors have recently focused on the attention of government agencies, academic researchers, and the general public on coastal erosion and beach resource management in the Pacific...

Topographic Responses to the Construction of Large Port Structures on Oarai Coast
Large offshore breakwater and groins have been constructed at Oarai Port, Japan. As a result, the coast experienced significant topographic changes. In this paper, the responses of the...

Hydropower: Making Its Mark in North America
To discover what plans North American hydropower producers have for their hydroelectric resources in the 1990s, Hydro Review conducted a survey of leaders in the hydro generation industry...

Ground-Water Recharge from Streamflow Data, NW Florida
Annual base flows of streams draining Okaloosa County and adjacent areas in northwest Florida were determined through hydrograph separation and correlation techniques for purposes of evaluating...

The Effect of Channelization of R?o Puerto Nuevo on Ground-Water Levels in the San Juan Metropolitan Area, Puerto Rico
Channelization and concrete lining of the Rio Puerto Nuevo and its tributaries in the San Juan Metropolitan area has been proposed to control flooding in low lying areas adjacent to the...

A National Bridge Scour Data Collection Program
A study to collect and analyze field measurements of bridge scour is being conducted by the U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration. The primary objective...

Introduction, and Analysis of Survey?Preliminary Report of Task Committee on Recommendations for Standards in Hydraulics
To help formulate its recommendations for future standardization of tasks in hydraulic engineering, the Task Committee conducted a survey of practicing engineers. This survey indicated...

Scientific Visualization Techniques Applied to Water Quality and Transport
Applying the advanced-computer technology available at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC), researchers from SDSC and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) simulated and visualized numerical...

Proposed Methodology to Update Embayment Sedimentation Data for TVA Reservoirs
The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the accuracy and usefulness of bathymetric data resulting from routine fisheries and aquatic biology hydroacoustic surveys in TVA reservoirs for...

Use of Electronic Microprocessor-Based Instrumentation by the U.S. Geological Survey for Hydrologic Data Collection
The U.S. Geological Survey is acquiring a new generation of field computers and communications software to support hydrologic data-collection at field locations. The new computer hardware...

Probabilistic Aspects of Hydroproject Maintenance
A survey of operation and maintenance personnel in the hydraulic structures sector was conducted to learn about the present maintenance approach and the perception of the probabilistic...

Determining the Optimum Level of Quality Management Effort
Quality management is an essential factor in construction project success. Determining the appropriate level of quality management effort remains a challenging managerial decision. A discussion...

3-D Positioning for Construction Surveying and Automation
Three-dimensional real-time positioning is a critical requirement to allow for improved surveying and autonomous vehicle control. Given such a system and a project data link, multiple...

Ground-Water Modeling Without Fear
Computerized ground-water modeling has leapt from the cloistered laboratory to the field project as more and more programs are written for the personal computer. These easy-to-understand...

The Soil-Rock Boundary: What is it and Where is it?
A major issue in many areas of Civil Engineering practice is the boundary between earth materials that are defined as soil and those that are defined as rock. Designers, contractors, and...

Where Does Rock Begin for Three Highway Projects?
'Where does rock begin?' was a question raised on three large highway projects in the western United States. The question was successfully answered by a variety...

Low Bids Abandoned as Engineers Take Over Underwater Inspections

Measuring Section-Related Traffic Data by Correlation Methods?A New Approach to Traffic Monitoring and Control
Traffic monitoring and control systems require reliable realtime data on traffic flow for an efficient performance. A new 'class' of data, the so-called section-related data such as journey...

 

 

 

 

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