The Missions and Supporting Elements Data Base - MSDB
NASA is developing and evaluating mission scenarios for a Lunar Base and manned missions to Mars. The Missions and Supporting Elements Data Base or MSDB was created to store science and...

Planning for Infrastructure Rehabilitation and Replacement
A technique has been developed by the Metropolitan Sanitary District of Greater Chicago (MSDGC) to provide a means of budgeting monetary and human resources needed to provide for infrastructure...

Beach Management Planning and Implementation—Collier County, Florida
An essential first step in any management program is the collection of resource information and the compilation of a data base upon which subsequent management decisions can be made. Early...

National Wetlands Inventory Mapping for San Francisco Bay/Delta Area, California
The U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service's National Wetlands Inventory Project (NWI) completed wetland mapping in 1982-83 for the San Francisco Bay/Delta area of California using...

Coastal Habitat Protection in New York State
New York State's Coastal Management Program includes a specific policy for the protection of fish and wildlife habitats that are determined to be of statewide significance....

California Coastal Literature Inventory System
As part of the Coast of California Storm and Tidal Waves Study the Army Corps of Engineers developed a microcomputer database of over 2300 coastal references for California. This menu...

Northwest Regional Coastal Study: An Integrated Approach
The Northwest Regional Coastal Study as proposed consists of: (1) identification of problems; (2) inventory of available information; (3) prioritizing problems and study areas; (4) conducting...

Satellite Remote Sensing for Regional Crop Inventories
LANDSAT 4 and 5 Satellite spectral images of the Columbia Basin were obtained during the 1984, 1985 and 1986 growing seasons by Cropix, Inc. of Hermiston, Oregon. A field classification...

Role of Microcompiuters in Highway Weigh-in-Motion Systems
Microcomputer technology makes it possible to digitize the signals, calculate the desired factors, and record and display the information in real time at the weigh-in-motion (WIM) site....

The Use of Microcomputers to Perform Airport Emission Inventories
The authors found the use of LOTUS 1-2-3, a microcomputer spreadsheet package that permitted easy calculation of emissions and easy revision of data for studying options in aircraft types,...

The Metropolitan Boston Area Earthquake Loss Study
This study develops an inventory of critical facilities in the Metropolitan Boston area and analyzes the impact of a project earthquake (Cape Ann Event) on their structural integrity and...

Runoff Controls in Wisconsin's Priority Watersheds
The Wisconsin nonpoint source program is becoming more heavily involved in urban runoff controls. About 3 million of state cost sharing money has already been allocated to controlling...

Rapid Filling of Reservoirs
The rate of filling a reservoir, particularly for the first time, is governed by various factors. While economic considerations may favor rapid filling of reservoir to operational levels,...

Bus Maintenance Cost Control
Effective bus maintenance programs are essential for the cost-effective provision of reliable transit service. Standard tools for maintenance management include preventative maintenance...

Assessing Priorities and Setting Standards

Infrastructure: Rehabilitation or New
Basically, each public entity needs to inventory its infrastructure system and evaluate its importance to the immediate requirements of public health, safety and welfare. Prioritize the...

Getting Started
The need for increased funding for infrastructure maintenance and rehabilitation is a well recognized problem at all levels of government. Obtaining those funds has proven a difficult...

Research Needed for Civil Engineering in the Arctic
A survey is based on the work of the Research Committee of the ASCE Technical Council on Cold Region Engineering and findings in a number of previous reports on research needs in cold...

Sand for Beach Nourishment in Lower Chesapeake Bay
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science designed and performed an inventory of the resources of sand in the southernmost portion of Chesapeake Bay. The primary purpose of the project...

Monitoring Well Inventory Using Database Development Software
The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) is assisting the Florida Department of Environmental Regulation (FDER) in the establishment of a central repository for statewide hydrologic...

 

 

 

 

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