A Geographic Information System to Support State-Wide Hydrologic Modeling with the SCS-TR-20
A geographic information system (GIS) that is structured for hydrologic analyses has been installed in the Maryland State Highway Administration's (MSHA) Division of Bridge...

The Chesapeake Bay Critical Area Protection Program and the Baltimore Central Light Rail Line
This paper discusses Maryland's Critical Area Law, statewide guidelines and criteria, the Baltimore Central Light Rail Line, resource conservation areas, and other aspects...

Citizen Monitoring Component of the Maryland Targeted Watershed Project
The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay has conducted a water quality testing program using volunteers since July of 1985. This program has laid the foundation for volunteers to help Bay managers...

The Stratigraphic Record of Oxygen Isotope Stage 5 on the Maryland Inner Shelf
Present knowledge of Holocene transgressive coastal/shelf systems, while extensive, cannot directly address the effects and consequences of an extended period of relatively high sea levels...

Movable-Bed Model Study of Storm-Induced Beach Fill Erosion at Ocean City Maryland
Movable-bed physical model scaling guidance has recently been validated for the case of turbulent-dominated sediment transport, such as occurs in the surf zone. The tests successfully...

Development of Optimum Beach Fill Design Cross-Section
Accurate beach profile surveys, wave information, and sediment data taken at Ocean City, Maryland provided an opportunity to evaluate four beach fill design alternatives using the beach...

Implementation of Vertical Landfill Expansion
Montgomery County, Maryland, proposed to implement a vertical expansion or 'piggyback' design for the County's municipal solid waste landfill. The...

Navy Targets Effective Infiltration/Inflow Elimination
The Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), Chesapeake Division, retained the services of RJN Environmental Associates, Inc. to perform a Sanitary Sewer Evaluation Survey (SSES)....

Data Acquisition for Hydrologic GIS
Various data acquisition options for hydrologic oriented GIS are presented. These options include manual digitizing, commercial digital data, satellite products, and automated scanning....

Introduction to Immersed Tube Tunneling Symposium
Today's Symposium on Immersed Tube Tunneling is a continuation of a series of papers that began at Construction Congress '89 with discussion of mined tunnel subaqueous...

Effect of Choptank Watershed Drainage Project on Suspended Sediment Concentration
Between 1974 and 1982, the Soil Conservation Service, U.S.D.A. conducted a sediment concentration study on the Choptank Watershed in Caroline County, Maryland to monitor the effects of...

Rehabilitation of the South Jetty-Ocean City, Maryland
The south jetty at Ocean City, Maryland was rebuilt in 1985 to reduce the frequent shoaling in Ocean City Inlet. The project consists of a new jetty offset 30 feet south of the existing...

Comprehensive Watershed Management Planning—A Case Study - The Magothy River
As a means of preserving and improving the water resources of Anne Arundel County in the State of Maryland, the County government undertook a comprehensive watershed management program....

Hydraulic Analysis for the Shot Tower Subway Station Beneath the Jones Falls
The objective of the hydraulic analysis is the formulation of a strategy to safely accommodate the construction of the Shot Tower Metro Station beneath the existing Jones Falls. The hydraulic...

Baltimore Members Gear Up for 1991 Engineers Week

Integrating Hydrodynamic and Water Quality Models for Patuxent Estuary
A two-dimensional mass transport model has been developed to integrate a hydrodynamic model and a water quality model for the Patuxent Estuary, Maryland. In this study, a two-dimensional,...

Willingness to Pay for Stormwater Infrastructure
The contingent valuation method is used to estimate the willingness of Baltimore County homeowners to pay for stormwater controls to reduce nutrient loadings to the Chesapeake Bay. Homeowner...

Settlement Characteristics from Insitu Tests in Flyash Structural Fills
Flyash from the Baltimore Gas and Electric Company's plants was used to construct structural fills in thickness ranging from 5 to 25 feet (1.5m to 7.6m). Several warehouses...

A Case Study of Ebb Tidal Delta Equilibrium: Ocean City, Maryland
The inlet at Ocean City, Maryland was created by hurricane surge breaching of Fenwick Island Spit in 1933. Inlet stabilization was completed in 1934-1935. The inlet jetties have been held...

Geographic Information System/Watershed Model Interface
Geographic information systems allow for the interactive analysis of spatial data related to water-resources investigations. A conceptual design for an interface between a geographic information...

 

 

 

 

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