Air Quality Issues Associated with Livestock Production
This chapter reviews the current state of the art on air quality issues associated with animal waste containment. Outdoor waste storage and treatment systems are emphasized. Air quality...

Better BMP Practices
A study of the professional literature indicates that the meaning of the term BMP, literally signifying a Best Management Practice, has diverged, depending on the professional field. Use...

Concrete Change
The concrete industry has an array of options when it comes to recycling. Incorporating glass, chicken feathers, palm fronds, sludge, crushed computer casings or other recycled materials...

Spreading Measurements and Longitudinal Cracking: Sheep Creek— Goldstream Road, Fairbanks, Alaska

Selective Withdrawal at Hungry Horse Dam, Montana

Risk Assessment of Rockfall Hazard at Horse Mesa Dam: A Case History

Monitoring the Effects of Sewage Sludge on a Pasture Ecosystem Grazed by Sheep in South-eastern Australia - Prelininary Results

Duck Soup: Resolving Resource Conflicts at Rush Ranch
Land use conflicts are intensifying as population grows and habitat shrinks. Differences between duck hunters, cattle ranchers, bird watchers and a half dozen state and local agencies...

Holy Cow! It's Going, Going, Gone!
This chapter serves as an introduction to the book and its topics....

Double Diamonds: New Brand for a Texas Bridge
Double diamond towers, distinctive as a cattle brand but tall as a 44 story building, have reached landmark status on the Texas Gulf Coast even though the bridge they will carry won't...

Mechanical Characterization of the Soft Tissue in Horse Hooves
The laminar corium tissue of the equine distal digit (or horse hoof) has been tested uniaxial tension. The laminar corium tissue lies between the hoof wall and the underlying bone of the...

Environments of the Last 50,000 Years in the Vicinity of Yucca Mountain, Central-Southern Nevada
Located within the southern hydrographic Great Basin, the Nevada Test Site lies astride the transition between the Mojave Desert to the south and the Great Basin Desert to the north. Fossil...

Water Rights Considerations Associated With Channel Conveyance Losses
During 1986, the Wyoming Water Research Center and the State Engineer's Office cooperatively did a study on the conveyance losses associated with a section of stream channel...

Economic Benefit of Irrigation on Beef Ranches
Drought can result in forage shortages leading to possible liquidation of the breeding herd. Liquidation is often at depressed prices, and replacement may be at elevated prices. In this...

Engineering a Corporate Statement
Frito-Lay National Headquarters, Plano, Tex., occupies a 218 acre site in a corporate office park that had been a cow pasture. It was unusual in having mature trees and a natural watercourse...

Seismic Analysis of Horse Creek Dam, Hudson, Colorado
On April 8, 1981, six days after a Richter magnitude 4. 0 earthquake, inspectors from the Colorado State Engineer's Office discovered a small crack in outboard side of Horse...

Erosion, Productivity and Rangeland Watershed Planning
The Bureau of Land Management is responsible for the management of over 160 million acres of rangeland in the western United States. The principal uses of these rangelands are the grazing...

Anaerobic and Micro-Algal Process Kinetics for Swine Waste
Kinetic studies for anaerobic fermentation of swine waste with and without addition of algal biomass and growth of algal biomass by using raw and anaerobically digested swine waste are...

Matrix Management May Meet Your Needs for the 80s
As engineering has faced the new, more complex technical problems, they have traditionally sought new solutions and techniques appropriate to meet these challenges. Only recently, however,...

Low Temperature Anaerobic Digestion of Swine Manure
Anaerobic digestion of swine manure at low process temperatures was studied in two pilot-scale experiments where the effect of process temperature was evaluated in terms of biogas production,...

 

 

 

 

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