Task Committee on Analysis of Laboratory and Field Sediment Data Accuracy and Availability
One of the main purposes of the ASCE Task Committee on Analysis of Laboratory and Field Sediment Data Accuracy and Availability is to assemble worldwide sedimentation data from field and...

Statistical Frequency Analysis of Flood Records
The U.S. Geological Survey, like other Federal agencies, uses Hydrology Subcommittee Bulletin 17 for guidance in statistical frequency analysis of flood records. This paper describes the...

Regionalization of Flood Characteristics
Regionalization procedures are used to transfer flood characteristics from gaged to ungaged locations. These procedures are an extension of the gaging network that allows planners and...

Urban Watershed Data for the United States
The contents of an urban watershed data base compiled for a national urban flood-frequency study by the U.S. Geological Survey are described. The data base includes information for 269...

Underwater Tunnel Inspection by Virginia Power Using a Submersible Robot
The Bath County Pumped Storage Station, has three large tunnels linking the upper and lower reservoirs. The 'Hydrover' submersible remotely operated vehicle (ROV)...

Hydrometric Networks Serving Hydropower Needs
The Water Resources Branch is the national agency that collects, interprets and disseminates standardized surface water quantity and sediment data and information in Canada. The Branch...

Underwater Tunnel Inspection by Virginia Power Using a Submersible Robot
The Bath County Pumped Storage Station, jointly owned by Virginia Power and Allegheny Power systems and operated by Virginia Power, has three large tunnels linking the upper and lower...

Siphon Penstock Installations at Hydroelectric Projects: A Survey of Design, Construction and Operating Experience
There can be advantages to using siphon penstocks at small hydro projects, particularly those constructed at existing dams. One problem, however, is a lack of documentation of siphon penstock...

The Potential Realtime Application of GPS Phase Tracking in Construction Surveying
The potential use of precise Global Positioning System (GPS) phase tracking receivers in a realtime application is discussed in relation to the advancements to date in precise kinematic...

Identification and Characterization of the Collapsing Alluvial Soils of the Western United States
Suggested procedures for the identification and characterization of the collapsing alluvial fan, mudflow and debris flow deposits of the arid and semi-arid parts of the western United...

Building on the Coastal Barriers Resource Act
In 1982, the Coastal Barrier Resources Act (CBRA) was enacted to minimize the loss of human life, wasteful expenditure of Federal revenues, and damage to fish and wildlife and other natural...

Phytoplankton Productivity in the Gulf of Paria, Trinidad

Erosion and Washover in Coastal Louisiana
In 1985 three hurricanes affected the barrier coastline (Caminada-Moreau Headland) of Louisiana. These produced severe coastal erosion and rapid washover extension. Using the 1979 U.S.G.S....

Pile Foundation Construction Practice in Stiff Clays with Dense Granular Layers
A survey was conducted recently in conjunction with a project located in the San Francisco Bay Area to ascertain the general pile driving practice in stiff overconsolidated clays interbedded...

Monitoring the Beach Nourishment Project at Surfside-Sunset Beach

Perceptions of Architects Regarding Use of Computers and Educational Requirements for Architectural Technicians
This paper identifies those cognitive competencies common to all CAD programs to determine which will best prepare the students for entry-level CAD proficiency and flexibility within the...

Remote Sensing Techniques for Harbour and Coastal Observations in Belgium

A Survey of CASE Tools
This paper will trace the history of Computer Aided Software Engineering (CASE), describe CASE tools at each stage of the software engineering evolution, and discuss the future and trend...

The Argos Satellite Data Collection and Location System

OCSEAP Data and Information Management

 

 

 

 

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