Surveying and Mapping: History, Current Status, and Future Projections
Since the founding of ASCE in 1852, remarkable changes have occurred in all areas of civil engineering practice, including surveying and mapping. Instruments employed in surveying and...

Application of Multibeam Echo Sounding and Side Scan Sonar for Mapping of Shoreline Protection Revetments
The use of multibeam survey methodology coupled with high precision positioning systems for the mapping of shoreline protection features and the adjacent offshore areas allows development...

Testing a Multi-Tiered Stress-Gradient Model for Risk Assessment Using Sediment Constituents from Coral Reef Environments
Coral reefs are threatened worldwide by stresses ranging from local to global in extent. Local stresses range from boat/ship groundings and sewage outfalls to dredging and coastal clearing....

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...

NAVSTAR Global Positioning System Surveying
Technical Engineering and Design Guides, as adapted from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, No. 28. This manual provides technical specifications and...

Beachscape Abstract
The Surfrider Foundation is currently developing a volunteer-based mapping program to document the physical characteristics, land use patterns, pollution sources, public access, erosion,...

Flight Path Precision
Air traffic delays at the four airports operated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey are among the most severe and costly in the nation. A study by the Port Authority proposes...

Testing and Selecting Global Positioning System (GPS) Devices

Space and Time Scales of Shoreline Change at Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

Remedial Design through Effective Electronic Associations

Tracking the Temblor
The earthquake that occurred in Izmit, Turkey, in August 1999—along a fault line that is similar to the San Andreas Fault in Southern California—has provided useful data to researchers...

Using DGPS Ship Transit Date for Navigation Channel Design

Prospects for the Development of Traffic Navigation Systems in Chinese Cities

A Data Model for Managing GPS Travel Time Data

The Use of Indicators to Evaluate Impacts of Global Warming on Water Resources in the United States

SMART-800: A GPS Based Directional Wave Buoy

Land Subsidence Due to Groundwater Withdrawal (Iran)

Engineering Cold Regions Maintenance Equipment for the 21st Century

Applications of Space Technology to Aid in Identification of Seismic Hazards

Fran-Spotting
When Hurricane Fran slammed into the North Carolina coast last September, it ravaged a fragile barrier island system already torn up by Hurricane Bertha two months before. The result was...

 

 

 

 

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