Reducing the Long-Term Effects of Zero-Gravity
Maintaining the physical health of scientists has been a longstanding problem in space flight research. Several ideas have been proposed to solve this problem. These include creating artificial...

The Effect of Zero Gravity on Bones
Zero-gravity has created many problems for astronauts and researchers in space. Calcium depletion is cited as a major health problem. There are many different theories as to why zero-gravity...

Lunar Base Aspects for Biotechnology Industry
A lunar base can provide unique services to biotechnology research, development, and production. A lunar location as well as the vacuum environment can protect experiments from contamination...

Preserve and Protect
Historic and landmark structures constructed of unreinforced masonry and stone are among the most vulnerable to strong ground shaking and are often subject to possible collapse. For the...

Safety Assessment of a Chemical Reactor Vessel
The potential explosion loadings on a chemical reactor vessel is described in this paper. The potential loads presented provide a basis for designing spherical storage vessels which will...

Aesthetic Considerations in the Design of a Stack Extension
The Connecticut D.E.P. mandated increase in height of the boiler stack at Backus Hospital in Norwich, CT presented many problems. Adding a new 45 foot vertical section atop the old brick...

Seismic Renewal of Civil Infrastructure Systems
Almost all civil infrastructure systems are vulnerable to natural hazards such as earthquakes. The paper presents a broad perspective of the research needs for seismic renewal of the infrastructure...

Nowcast System Development for the Straits of Florida
As part of the inaugural program for the Ocean Pollution Research Center at the University of Miami, a nowcast system is being developed for the Straits of Florida. The nowcast system...

The Politics of Nuclear-Waste Disposal
Spurred by federal and state legislation recommending local disposal of low-level radioactive nuclear waste, the Illinois-Kentucky Compact announced plans in the mid 1980s to build a disposal...

Picturing Pollution
Kevin G. Coulton is a professional engineer and photographer who sees in the iridescent sheen of an oil slick on a rainy street a novel way to increase public awareness of water pollution...

Storage Tanks: Going Above Ground
Until just a few years ago, the traditional replacement for a leaking underground storage tank was a new UST. But in September 1988, EPA finalized new regulations for UST systems containing...

Effects of Lateral Heading Flow Steadiness on Lateral Spillage
Hourly inflow and spillage rates from three lateral canals in the Imperial Irrigation District in Southern California were measured for seven months and subsequently analyzed to identify...

Denver's Direct Potable Water Reuse Demonstration Project
The Denver Potable Water Reuse Demonstration Project was created to provide definitive answers to the interrelated questions of product quality, public health, technical and economic feasibility,...

Road to Recovery
The effect of the Loma Prieta earthquake on San Francisco's elevated viaduct system is still being felt more than four years later. Immediately after the quake, the entire...

A New Angle on Ground-Water Remediation
When engineers from Black & Veatch Waste Science (BVWS) went to Tinker Air Force Base to examine the site of a hazardous waste cleanup job the service had hired them for, they...

Negotiating Equity for Management of DOE Wastes

An International Approach to Radioactive Waste Management

Nuclear Arms Reduction, Nuclear Proliferation and High-Level Radioactive Waste Management

Advertising Public Outreach: Going Where the People Are

Training for Effective Public Outreach: A Model for Transportation Risk Communication Training

 

 

 

 

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