Field Testing of Advanced Maintenance Data Acquisition Technologies in Three State DOTs
Field testing and evaluation of advanced data acquisition technology in Maryland, Connecticut and Arizona showed the potential for state highway agencies to improve existing procedures...

Sensitivity Analysis of Design and Operational Characteristics of Reservoirs

Using Wood as Structural Material: Some Environmental Considerations
Against a background of growing public awareness of the potential dangers of global warming resulting from increasing concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere it is suggested...

The Challenges of Global Warming and Climate Change on Coastal Resources Future and Development in West and Central Africa
The paper examines the challenges posed by the possible impacts of the expected global warming and climate change on the coastal resources futures and development of west and central Africa....

Application of the Global Positioning System to Locating Remote Sites
The location of Near Field (NF) sampling stations, used for the radiological monitoring program portion of the site characterization phase of the Yucca Mountain Project, were determined...

AVL's Future Holds Little Value without Integrated Data Communications for Total Mobile Resource Management
The future of automatic vehicle location (AVL) lies in broadening its definition for greater market acceptance and applicability. AVL by itself is for limited utility. To solve real-world...

Meteorological Aspects of Drought
This is an overview paper discussing meteorological aspects of drought, and it is part of the report of the Task Committee on Water Management During Droughts. Several drought definitions...

Global Warming and Possible Effects on the Central and Southern Florida Project
The possible impacts of global warming on the operation and management of the Central and Southern Florida Project are examined. The potential impacts include sea level rise, tropical...

Seven Legal Strategies to Cool Global Warming
There are seven types of legal approaches which can be employed by different levels of government to cool global warming. Application of these strategies, singly or in various combinations,...

Projecting Climate Change to Small Basins: Potential Impact of Global Warming on Hurricane-Induced Flooding in South Florida
An important difficulty in evaluating potential hydrologic impacts of climate variability is that predictions of climate change require global simulation models that do not resolve phenomena...

Incorporating Global Positioning System Technology Into Coastal Mapping and Research Efforts

Monitoring Absolute Sea Level Change
Global-scale monitoring of sea level change is a key component of the U.S. Global Change Research Program. The NOAA Global Sea Level program incorporates state-of-the-art satellite and...

Sea Level Rise and Maritime Boundaries: The Effect of Rising Sea Level on International Boundaries
This paper, jointly written by a lawyer and a coastal geomorphologist, will examine the possible responses at a legal level to the implications of global warming induced sea level rise...

Advanced Traveler Information Systems-The Vision Beyond
This tutorial describes the author's vision of a mature Advanced Traveler Information System (ATIS), the individual modules, including public transportation, of the system,...

Transportation GIS Applications
The Ala-carte of important Transportation GIS topics we will be discussing are: US Department of Defense's (DOD) Global Positioning System (GPS) US Census Bureau's...

Evaluation of Global Warming Impact on Soil Moisture and Water Runoff in Texas
In this paper a numerical evaluation of the variability of soil moisture and surface runoff due to global warming is carried out. An analytical model of the soil moisture balance based...

Hydrologic Implications of Global Warming on Water Resources in California
The possible effects of climate change on the water resources of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Basin, as predicted by general circulation models (GCM's) were evaluated...

Advances in Flood Plain Management Techniques

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...

Sea Level Rise and Wetland Loss
Increasing concentrations of carbon dioxide and other gases are expected to raise global temperatures several degrees in the next century. Such a global warming could raise sea level a...

 

 

 

 

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