Estimating Past Precipitation and Temperature from Fossil Ostracodes

Late Glacial Climate Estimates for Southern Nevada the Ostrocode Fossil Record

Potential of Vertebrate Studies for Assessing Past Climate Variations

Late Holocene Climate Derived From Vegetation History and Plant Cellulose Stable Isotope Records From the Great Basin of Western North America

An Interactive Computer Code for Generations of Artificial Earthquake Records
A new interactive computer code is presented in this work for the calculation of artificial earthquake records that comply with any arbitrarily specified target response spectra or power...

Displacement of Landmark Building Resulting from Adjacent Construction Activities
This paper describes the observations and presents comments related to the measurement of settlement and the avoidance of damage to a historic structure in the City of New York from adjacent...

Brief History of the Port of Sines and General Presentation of West Breakwater

Deep Dig, Tight Squeeze
Since it opened in 1928, the North Station/Boston Garden Complex has secured a firm place in local history. Boston Garden, home of the Bruins hockey and Celtics basketball teams, has been...

Japan Builds 21st Century Monuments
Japanese civil engineers are designing and constructing an extensive array of 21st century landmarks that incorporate innovative technology applied to industrial restructuring, advanced...

The Engineer As Preservationist
Engineers in the U.S. have been involved in historic preservation at least since 1966, the year ASCE's Committee on the History and Heritage of Civil Engineering designated...

History of Entrance Channel Dredging and Disposal Operations: St. Marys, Georgia/Florida

Hurricanes of 1992
Lessons Learned and Implications for the Future
In 1992, Hurricanes Andrew and Iniki devastated portions of Florida, Louisiana, and Hawaii causing over $35 billion in damages and the loss of 38 lives. Hurricane Andrew, which accounted...

Spanning the Grand Canyon
Replacement of a bridge across the Grand Canyon challenged engineers to create a design in keeping with the area's beauty, history and protected environment. Their answer...

Rebuilding the Former Soviet States: Perspectives on the Construction Market
The ex-Soviet republics' potential cannot be ignored, but history has placed formidable obstacles in the way of transforming their construction industries. The author, who...

Building Separation Rules to Avoid Seismic Pounding
A method to estimate the required separation to preclude pounding between adjacent buildings is presented. It accounts for the effect of yielding on the vibration phase of adjacent buildings....

Development in Criteria for Dam Corrective Actions
Reviewed is the recent history of the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) Safety of Dams (SOD) Program. Particularly, the development of decision philosophies and technical approaches...

Bond Stress Test on Rock Anchor in Clayey Siltstone
Seventy five rock anchors with design loads of 556 to 2040 kips were required for the 1000-foot long, 125-foot high, concrete gravity, Lake Lynn Dam to comply with current FERC engineering...

Prioritization of ESF Testing and Integration with Design and Construction
The developmental strategy for underground site characterization testing in the Exploratory Studies Facility (ESF) of the Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Program is outlined. The...

The MacCSITS Database: A Tool for Curating Samples
Geologic samples are a primary source of data for the Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Project (YMP). The collection and study of the samples is regulated by requirements which mandate...

Late Quaternary History and Uranium Isotopic Compositions of Ground Water Discharge Deposits, Crater Flat, Nevada
Three carbonate-rich spring deposits are present near the southern end of Crater Flat, NV, approximately 18 km southwest of the potential high-level waste repository at Yucca Mountain....

 

 

 

 

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