Venice, Italy: An Integrated Approach to Solve the Environmental Problems of Its Unique Collection System
The prolonged lack of maintenance of the canals of the city of Venice, Italy, has caused a build-up of sediments resulting in a frequent occurrence of the low waters which has ultimately...

History of Coastal Engineering in Italy

Pavements for a Container Terminal on a Dynamically Compacted Hydraulic Fill, Port of Voltri, Italy

The State of Art of Shotcrete in Italy

On Recharging Ground Water in the Plain Near Venice

The Artificial Recharge of Underground Aquifer of the Idice Torrent in the Province of Bologna (Italy)

Improving Combined Sewage Collection and Treatment: A Case Study in Northern Italy

The Duca di Galliera Breakwater of the Port of Genova

Parameter Regionalization of a Daily Baseflow Runoff Model
Daily baseflow values are required to characterize the environmental measurements being carried out in several basins in the Province of Genova, northern Italy. The main purpose of these...

Evaluation of the Return Period of the September 1992 Flood in Genova, Italy
The September 1992 flood in Genova caused great damage and loss of life. The flood peak, at the outlet of a 12.5 km2 basin, was estimated at 200...

The Usefulness of Stone Columns to Reduce Settlements and Distortions - A Case History
A shed had to be built as a storage area for ashes and gypsum resulting from the combustion of coal in a power plant in Sardinia, Italy. Two field loading tests have been performed. In...

Settlement of a Silo Subjected to Cyclic Loading
The paper presents the vertical settlement values for a corn silo located at Ca' Mello, close to Porto Tolle (Italy), and compares it with the theoretical results obtained using a simplified...

2D Finite Element Modelling of Flooding Due to River Bank Collapse
To compute the flood propagation over an initially dry area a new set of 2D equations has been recently proposed which accounts for the ground unevenness effects. The paper presents a...

Constructed Civil Infrastructure Systems R&D
A European Perspective
This report, Constructed Civil Infrastructure Systems R&D: A European Perspective, presents findings from the Civil Engineering Research...

Certified Safety Assessment of Zoccolo Dam
The paper reports one of the activities carried out in the framework of a so called `certified assessment of safety' program activated by ENEL SpA - Italian National Electric Board - in...

Non Contact, Remote Sensing of Buried Water Pipeline Leaks Using Infrared Thermography
Subsurface water pipelines, sewer and buried utilities throughout America and the rest of the world range in age from hundreds of years old to brand new. They all have, however, one fact...

Textural Features of Sediments and TEmporal Evolution of the Littoral Between Capo Passero and Capo Scalambri (South East Sicily): An Attempt at Automatic Zoning
The southern coast of Sicily extends for about 230 km and is characterized by five physiographic units, the first of which, from Capo Passero to Capo Scalambri, is made up of a roughly...

The Evolution of the Northern Adriatic Coastal Zone (Italy): The Climatic Changes and the Environment
This work considers the influence of the climatic changes on the evolutional trend of the Adriatic coastal zone, from Venice to the Punta Penna promontory, and the possible implication...

The Management of Coastal Lagoons: The Approach of the Venice Safeguard Project
An overall design for the safeguarding of Venice from hydraulic risks and the re-establishment of the enviromental equilibrium of its Lagoon has been completed in 1992. The large number...

Minimum Streamflow Assessment in Italian Scenarios
Overall water availability and acceptable carrying capacity seem to be at their limits today in Italy. A specific procedure aiming at minimum streamflows analysis and evaluation has been...

 

 

 

 

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