Linking Past and Future
A superhighways spanning all of northern Greece - linking the port city of Igoumenitsa in the west to Turkey in the east - elevates an ancient trade route to modern design standards. Staggering...

Corinthian Crossing
The mainland Greece will soon be linked to the Peloponese by one of the longest cable-stayed bridges in the world, the Rion-Antiron Bridge, which also happens to feature soil-enhancing...

Watershed Management Strategies for the Sustainable Environmental Rehabilitation of Stressed Areas in Northern Greece
The present paper has a two prong emphasis. Firstly, it demarcates the physical, structural and socio-economic environment in central Macedonia and the associated water management issues....

Coastal Eutrophication and Temperature Variation
A 3-D hydroecological model has been developed to simulate the impact of climate-change-induced daily temperature variation on coastal water quality and eutrophication. Historical daily...

Integrated Planning for International River Basin
The integrated development of the Vardar/Axios Basin includes a system of projects scheduled to meet the needs and aspirations of Yugoslavia (in particular, the former Socialist Republic...

Hocking River Sedimentation Study
The channel improvement project located on the Hocking River in Athens, Ohio is estimated to have prevented over 68 million dollars in flood damages since its completion in 1971. However,...

Strategic Updating of Autonomous Route Guidance Systems for Air Quality Management
The work in this paper stems from applied research which is implemented as part of the QUARET project. QUARET is a major initiative by four European Community cities. Athens, Birmingham,...

Flash-Flood Forecasting by Using the HEC1F Model
The application of a lumped conceptual model, the well known HEC1F, for flash-flood forecasting and warning to the Venetikos river basin in Northwestern Greece, is presented. The combination...

Beach Profiles vs. Cross-Shore Distributions of Sediment Grain Sizes
In the present paper, field results are reported from various tideless beaches in Greece with mixed sedimentary environments. The two classical beach profiles are examined in terms of...

A New Marina in the Old Harbor of Chania, Greece

Temporal and Spatial Grain Size Distribution of Sediment in a Tideless Pocket Beach

Athens Siphon and Outfall
More than 130 million gallons of untreated domestic and industrial wastewater are discharged each day into the sea near Athens. To mitigate this situation, the government of Greece is...

Economic Analysis of Irrigation Rehabilitation Projects
This paper discusses the assessment of the costs and benefits of irrigation rehabilitation and modernization projects. It summarizes the methodology used at the World Bank to assess the...

Dynamic Policies for Emission Reductions when Controlling Air Quality

Compressibility Behavior of Soft Lignite
The compressibility behavior of the Megalopolis (Greece) soft, earthy lignite is investigated by one-dimensional and triaxial consolidation tests in a wide pressure range. The material...

Remote Sensing for Nuclear Power Plant Siting
Remote sensing techniques enhance the selection and evaluation process for nuclear power plant siting. The principal advantage is the synoptic view which improves recognition of linear...

Cut and Cover Construction on Unstable Slopes
The construction of buried structures by the cut and cover method provides an alternative to deep cuts and large retaining walls for highway construction on unstable slopes. Two cases...

Expansive Soils
Fifty-two papers presented at the Fourth International Conference on Expansive Soils are included; conference panel and open discussions are summarized. Engineers often predict anticipated...

Preloading for Heavy Industrial Installations

The Ancient Roman Aqueduct at Athens
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