The Nisqually, Washington, Earthquake of February 28, 2001
Lifeline Performance
Prepared by the Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. This TCLEE Monograph details the effects of the Nisqually, Washington,...

Acceptable Risk Processes
Lifelines and Natural Hazards
Prepared by the Council on Disaster Reduction and the Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. This TCLEE Monograph provides engineers...

Environmental Technology Verification Report for the Plasma Enhanced Melter
Prepared by the Environmental Technology Evaluation Center (EvTEC), a service center of CERF/IIEC. This Technology Verification report describes the...

Hazardous Materials

Delicate Procedure
In 1997 the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS), located in downtown Baltimore, began addressing a need for expanded health care facilities within the city. But the existing facilities...

Selected Geotechnical papers of James K. Mitchell
Civil Engineering Classics
Sponsored by the Geo-Institute of ASCE. This collections contains 35 key papers by James K. Mitchell during his extraordinary career as a geotechnical...

Rebuilding America's Infrastructure
During the years immediately following World War II, the United States built the greatest infrastructure in the modern world. As we move into the 21st centruy, however, we find that this...

Team Development Through Feedback
Groups and teams need to be effective in whatever they're doing; they need to achieve their mission or purpose. Just as important, every team or group needs to be seen as...

Conflict: Handling Differences in Groups and Teams
Many group leaders and members say they have a terrible problem with conflict in their groups, meetings, and discussions. Conflict is indeed a significant problem in many types of organizations,...

Ethics: A Design Responsibility
The design/build method of project delivery, because it largely removes the client from the quality control and assurance process, can lend itself to unethical behavior on the part of...

Dealing with Debris
A comprehensive debris-management plan for the city of Houston will facilitate and coordinate the management of debris removal and disposal following a disaster to mitigate any threat...

Sources of Uncertainty for Oil Spill Simulations

Simulation of the Oil Trajectory and Fate on the Diamond Grace Spill in Tokyo Bay

Noncontact Nondestructive Testing for Structure Health Monitoring

Order Amid Uncertainty (Available in Geoenvironmental special issue only)
Bayesian statistical methods allow engineers to deduce probabilities from incomplete information. If there is a theoretical or empirical reason why a particular probability distribution...

Groundwater Contamination by Tetrachloroethylene (PCE) and Trichloroethylene (TCE): The Agency for Toxic Substance and Disease Registry's (ATSDR's) Approach to Evaluating Public Health Hazard

Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to Study the Health Impact of Air Emissions

Radon Monitoring Near a Department of Energy (DOE) Facility at Fernald, Ohio

Assessing Radioactivity at U.S. Department of Energy Sites

Treatment of Nitrocellulose by Thermal Decomposition

 

 

 

 

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