When Your Site Doesn't Obey the Rules: Geotechnical Problems in Karst

Mathematical Modeling of Watershed Hydrology
Mathematical modeling of watershed hydrology is employed to address a wide spectrum of environmental and water resources problems. A historical perspective of hydrologic modeling is provided,...

Bayesian Approach to Support Design of a Groundwater Long Term Monitoring Plan
This paper discusses a retrospective data assimilation approach that allows one to examine the spatial and temporal differences between forecast and observed states. Their stability, or...

Keeping It Rolling
Thanks to a complex construction staging scheme and a temporary tieback support system, workers were able to rehabilitate an aging rolling lift bridge in Boston....

A Culvert for Abram Creek
To enable Cleveland's airport to expand, a mile-long section of stream located within a deep, steep ravine needed to be buried. The resulting culvert required a design that...

The Internet and Environmental and Geotechnical Data

Degrees of Belief
Subjective Probability and Engineering Judgment
Degrees of Belief artfully weaves together three elements at the very core of engineering: uncertainties in knowledge, inductive reasoning,...

Advances in Buoy Technology for Wind/Wave Data Collection and Analysis
Considerable advances have been made recently to reduce the cost of gathering meteorological and oceanographic data from coastal waters, especially for meteorological and oceanographic...

Applications of Multibeam Echo Sounding with Topographic Mapping for Monitoring of Rubble Mound Breakwaters
Analysis of data from the breakwater monitoring program indicates the integration of multibeam survey capability with the increased accuracy of OTF DGPS positioning and advanced data management...

After the Flood
In June 2001, Tropical Storm Allison struck Texas, subjecting the Houston area to one of the most destructive floods in U.S. history. As part of the recovery effort, the Federal Emergency...

Geotechnical Aspects of Beach Restoration
Large-scale beach restoration undertaken by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Florida requires millions of cubic yards of beach quality sand. Exploration for these sand resources starts...

A History of Progress
Selected U.S. Papers in Geotechnical Engineering
Sponsored by the Geo-Institute of ASCE This collection of 78 historical papers provides a wide view of the rich body of literature that documents the...

Standard Guideline for the Collection and Depiction of Existing Subsurface Utility Data
Development of the referenced Standard began in 1996. It is slated for publication in summer of 2002. The intent of this standard guideline is to present a system of classifying the quality...

Calibration of Water-Velocity Meters
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), as part of its responsibility to appraise the quantity of water resources in the United States, maintains facilities for the calibration of water-velocity...

The Determination of Velocity Spectra and Dissipation by Direct and Indirect Means using Second-Order Accurate PIV
In this paper we present a 2 nd order accurate technique in space (following Wereley & Meinhart's (2001) extension of Cowen & Monismith's (1997) dynamic sub-window PIV...

FHWA Pooled-Fund Geotechnical Research: An Update

GIS and Remote Sensing Trends In Geo-Engineering

150 Years of Geotechnical Design & Construction

Karl Terzaghi's Legacy in Geotechnical Engineering

A Brief History of Environmental Geotechnics

 

 

 

 

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