Computerized Maintenance Planning for Agency-Managed Irrigation Systems
Computerized maintenance planning has been established to facilitate: (1) preparation of the 'Catch-Up' Maintenance Plan using the field data collected while conducting the Diagnostic...

U.S. Geological Survey Bedload Sampling Policy
During the late 1960's, the U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) Water Resources Division (WRD) developed the Helley-Smith bedload sampler. Since then, the USGS and the Technical Committee...

Plans for a Sensitivity Analysis of Bridge-Scour Computations
Plans for an analysis of the sensitivity of Level 2 bridge-scour computations are described. Cross-section data from 15 bridge sites in Texas are modified to reflect four levels of field...

Debris Flows and Mass Wasting in Volcanic Torrents
Observation of debris flow and topographic survey for mass wasting in the volcanic torrents clarified that (1) mass wasting processes such as rock fall from the side-wall and toppling...

Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler for Inlet Current Measurements
A BroadBand Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (BroadBand ADCP) was used to survey tidal currents at Shinnecock and Moriches Inlets, Long Island, NY. Measurements were made remotely form...

Measurement of Bridge Scour at the SR-32 Crossing of the Sacramento River at Hamilton City, California, 1987-92
A study of the State Route 32 crossing of the Sacramento River near Hamilton City, California, is being made to determine those channel and bridge factors that contribute to scour at the...

Estimating Bridge Scour in New York from Historical U.S. Geological Survey Streamflow Measurements
Historical streamflow measurements by the U.S. Geological Survey an bridge-inspection reports by the New York State Department of Transportation are being used to estimate scour at 31...

A Culvert Analysis Program for Indirect Measurement of Discharge
A program based on the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) methods for indirectly computing peak discharges through culverts allows users to employ input data formats used by the water surface...

Storm Water Regulations—Aircraft Deicer/Anti-icers Operations
In 1991, FAA has initiated a storm water program to assist airport operators in complying the EPA Storm Water NPDES regulations. The first FAA project, a survey, addresses present operational...

Depth of Cover Surveys for Waterway Crossings
The majority of pipelines cross at least one waterway of some type, especially the interstate lines which from start to end cross numerous bayous, canals and major rivers. These waterways...

Recent Developments in Safety Research from the Gas Research Institute
Recent developments in Safety Research, as supported by the Gas Research Institute (GRI), have consisted primarily of hardware-oriented applications to various gas industry safety operations....

Identifying Transportation Control Measures: a Straighforward Approach to Identifying Transportation Control Measures to Address Concerns with Air Quality
The 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments (CAAA) exemplify society's increasing environmental concern. Regions not attaining the CAAA requirements must develop methods to reduce the pollution....

Trip Rates Adjustments for Impact Assessment and Congestion Management
Evidence that all urban trips are not equal and that trip rates need to be adjusted to reflect the differential contribution of trips to traffic loads and congestion is presented. Adjustments...

Influence of Lateral Wind on Driving on Offshore Bridge
The Honshu-Shikoku Bridges are a system of highways crossing over the sea, where cross-winds variously affect vehicle behaviour. This is the intermediate report on the surveys aimed at...

Traffic Accident Analysis System
While statistical data on traffic accidents are invaluable in devising effective traffic safety measures, the number of data items and samples are vast and they must be processed and edited...

Some Problems Encountered in the Design and Construction of Hydroelectric Projects

USGS Urban Stormwater Investigations in the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas Metroplex

United States Geological Survey Bridge Scour Evaluation Program in Texas

Oceanographic Influences on Oil Spill Movement in the Arabian Gulf

An Intrusive Fluid Mud Surveying System

 

 

 

 

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