ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part A: Civil Engineering
The journal will meet the needs of the researchers and engineers to address risk, disaster and failure-related challenges due to many sources and types of uncertainty in planning, design, analysis, construction,...

The Cure for Catastrophe: How We Can Stop Manufacturing Natural Disasters, By Robert Muir-Wood. New York City: Basic Books, 2016

Trapped under the Sea: One Engineering Marvel, Five Men, and a Disaster Ten Miles into the Darkness By Neil Swidey. New York City: Crown Publishers, 2014

Turning Disaster into Knowledge

Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste
The Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste publishes articles relating to the allied engineering and scientific disciplines involved in the environmental aspects of the management of hazardous,...

Mountain Hazards in a Warming World

Evaluating Soils and Hazards in the Mississippi Canyon

Incorporating Site Characterization Data into Contaminant Concentration Interpolations for Long-Term Monitoring Optimization
Long – term monitoring (LTM) networks are installed for groundwater remediation systems to evaluate the performance of various remediation processes and to track the variation of contaminant...

Advances in Watershed Management and Fluvial Hazard Mitigation Using Artificial Neural Networks and Remote Sensing
Watershed and channel management across spatial and temporal scales requires an informed, interdisciplinary approach by experts and stakeholders, who often have disparate goals and objectives....

Introduction: Disaster Risk Assessment and Mitigation
This introductory chapter covers the origins of this monograph as a sequel to two previous monographs generated by the efforts of the members of ASCE CDRM and other volunteers; an overview...

Book Review: The Great Lead Water Pipe Disaster by Werner Troesken. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 2006

Book Review: The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity, and the Renewal of Civilization by Thomas Homer-Dixon. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2006

Direct Causes of the Catastrophe
This chapter examines direct physical causes of the hurricane protection system failures, including soil strength assessments and pumping station limitations....

Book Review: Engineering Disasters: Lessons to Be Learned by Don Lawson. New York: ASME Press, 2005

Geologic Hazards on National Forests

Mitigating Health Risk associated with the Palos Verdes Superfund Site

Natural Attenuation of Hazardous Wastes
Sponsored by the Natural Attenuation Task Committee of the Environmental and Multi-Media Council of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute of ASCE. ...

Beware: There May be Mold Lurking on Your Project

Mold: A Growth Industry

What's the Big Deal About Mold?

 

 

 

 

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