Revising U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Guidance for Controlling Pathogens and Vector Attraction in Biosolids

Risk-Based Corrective Measures for Waste Management Facility Closure
(No paper) In the past several years, risked-based corrective measure has been gradually accepted by federal and state agencies as a standard practice for site remediation or site closure....

A Review of Established Water Markets and Quasi-Water Markets
This presentation provides a review of established institutional mechanisms which regulate the transfer of water withdrawal rights. Each method of water rights transfer is evaluated in...

Determination of Flood Frequency as a Function of Mitigation Expenditure
(No paper) This paper describes an approach to the determination of flood frequency as a function of moneys that could be spent to address a road flooding problem caused by runoff from...

Sheetflow Water Quality Monitoring Device: Results of Nine Month Field Testing
(No paper) The objective of this 30 month research project was to develop a sheetflow sampler for sampling highway runoff. The specific goals of this Small Business Innovation Research...

Community Participation in the FEMA FIS Process: A New Way to Go
(No paper) As an experienced FEMA Study Contractor (SC), there are numerous items of interest that the community could participate in to facilitate the Flood Insurance Study (FIS) process....

Putting Nature First
From salamander tunnels to hotels for red-legged frog, the $450 million Los Vaqueros dam and reservoir project in northern California put environmental concerns first in its planning and...

Landing the Big One
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has investigated the potential impacts on airport design of the new large aircraft, which will weigh more than 1 million lbs (453,600 kg) and...

Ithiel Town and the Design of the North Carolina State Capitol: 1831–1835

For the Duration
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers developed a new grouting method called duration grouting when constructing the foundations for the Portugues Dam in Ponce, Puerto Rico. The site is marked...

Strategy for Efficient Field Implementation of Fiber-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites: Partnership with Government, Academia, End-Users

Tall Order
Successive earthquakes have damaged the 32-story, 460 ft (140 m) tall Los Angeles City Hall, built in 1926. Masonry infill and concrete walls have cracked, and the terra cotta cladding...

GIS Paves the Way
The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 requires an environmental impact assessment study for all Federal-aid transportation improvement projects. NEPA studies evaluate potential...

Structural Design for Physical Security
State of the Practice
Prepared by the Task Committee on Structural Design for Physical Security of ASCE. This report provides guidance to structural engineers in the design...

Topographic Surveying
Technical Engineering and Design Guides, as adapted from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, No. 29 This manual includes the new electronic surveying...

Runway Capacity Enhancement: FAA's ACE Plan

Evolution and Future of SIMMOD

Mental Models and Maps
Each of us has a unique mental model or map of how the particular parts of the world behave or ought to behave. These particular parts might include: the realm of business, the realm of...

Test Wall Promises Big Savings (Available in Geo-Environmental Special Issue Only)
A new kind of retaining wall is being tested in Texas at a National Geotechnical Experiment site. The wall is a variation of soil-mixing that uses fewer columns, which saves time, materials...

This Time With Feeling
Adaptive reuse has been a buzzword for sometime, but recently, changes in government and military operations and renewed interest in the revitalization of urban centers have pushed the...

 

 

 

 

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