The Tides Effects on the Dam Break Flood Wave
The accuracy of water level predictions downstream of the dam is dependent upon the breach evaluation, the correct estimation of the roughness coefficients and when the flood wave reaches...

IJC Challenges in an Era of Uncertainty
Since its creation pursuant to the 1909 Boundary Waters Treaty between the United States and Canada, the International Joint Commission (IJC) has evolved into an effective mechanism for...

Utility Options for Meeting Dissolved Oxygen Limits for Hydroelectric Power Plant Discharges
Due to increased attention by regulating agencies to the dissolved oxygen levels of water released through hydroelectric power plants, the Electric Power Research Institute has developed...

Rule-Based Models at the Interface Between Engineering and Ecology

Sea Level Rise and Water Resources Management
Sea level rise due to greenhouse effect will create significant impacts on coastal water resources management. Possible future management strategies to offset salinity intrusion and to...

Water Supply Critical Areas
Due to the serious overuse of groundwater resources which has led to the continued decline of the potentiometric surface of certain aquifers below sea level, and to real and potential...

Great Lakes Levels: Toward Systematic Decision Making
The International Joint Commission (IJC) has authority given by the governments of Canada and the United States to use existing works to regulate the lakes system according to agreed-to...

Wetland Impacts of Center Pivots in Wheeler Co., NE
This paper describes an investigation of wetlands impacts from an intensive center-pivot irrigation operation in a 17,000 acre portion of Nebraska's Sandhills region. Well...

What is an Expert System?
Expert systems are probably the predominant area of artificial intelligence (AI) since the technology has a wide degree of application today. Expert systems function primarily on the concept...

Kankakee Dam Discharge Characteristics
The low-head dam on the Kankakee River has flashboards which are installed as the discharge decreases in early summer, to maintain the upstream pool level. In response to concern over...

Hydrodynamic Response of an Estuary to Storm Forcing
Previous work on the response/sensitivity of an estuarine hydrodynamic model to the choice of model parameters is extended to include a preliminary consideration of wind-generated waves....

Plans and Programming for Highway Safety to the Year 2010
Many factors have contributed to improvement in highway safety including more crashworthy vehicle design, increased usage of occupant restraints, growing public intolerance of DWI, and...

Interaction of Large Depression Storage with an Aquifer
In the south-western part of Ghaggar basin, there exist an isolated but interconnected series of nineteen aeolian sand dune depressions in Sriganganagar district of Rajasthan (India) which...

Artificial Recharge of Ground Water via Paddy Fields in an Alluvial Fan, Northern Japan
Artificial ground water recharge via paddy fields was tested during the winters of 1985/86 and 1986/87 in order to protect declining water levels. The purpose of this paper is to discuss...

A Numerical Analysis of Subsidence and Sea Level Rise in Louisiana

Delta Plain Development and Sea Level History in the Terrebonne Coastal Region, Louisiana

Advanced Grain Size Analysis and Late Holocene Sea Level History

Evolution of Cat Island Pass, Louisiana

Leachate Migration from a Solid Waste Disposal Facility Near Biscayne National Park, South Florida (abstract)s
Leachate from the Dade County Solid Waste Disposal Facility (SWDF) is migrating to the east (seaward) and to the south from the currently active disposal cell. Water levels and ground-water...

Tidal Marshland Elevations in San Francisco Bay, California: Historic Accounts and Surveying Results (abstract)
The task of determining public agency jurisdiction in present and/or former tidal marshlands of San Francisco Bay is of importance in land use decisions and wetlands conservation. Jurisdiction...

 

 

 

 

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