Data Acquisition and Handling for the Minnesota Road Research Project

Minnesota Intelligent Transportation Systems' Laboratory

Biodegradation Modeling of a Closed Landfill Site
The two-dimensional model, BIOPLUME II, was applied to the closed Becker County Landfill at Detroit township, Minnesota, to study the transport of hydrocarbons occurring at the site. The...

Lake Number: A Long-Term Lake Water Quality Predictor
A seasonal maximum Lake number was found to be a good predictor for volume averaged water temperatures, maximum water temperatures near lake bottom, seasonal stratification characteristics,...

The Cost of Highway Bridge Scour in the State of Minnesota
Different states are faced with different conditions with respect to geology, topography, climate, native vegetation types, bridge ownership, and bridges management systems, which in turn...

Impact of Point and Nonpoint Discharges on the Water Quality of a Reach of the Red River of the North
Projected increase of discharge of point and nonpoint-source effluents into rivers, make compliance with water quality standards increasingly difficult and necessitate controlling these...

Special Structural Inspection in Minnesota

Assessing Cumulative Effects in the Nemadji River Basin, Minnesota

Nuclear Waste Storage: A Legislative Issue

First Bank Place: A Composite Cruciform Spine
The First Bank Place, designed by the internationally known architectural firm of Pei Cobb Freed and Partners, is a granite-clad, 56 stories tall building in downtown Minneapolis. Presented...

Lewis and Clark Rural Water System: A Regional Approach to Solving Domestic Water Supply Problems for a Tri-State Area
The proposed Lewis and Clark Rural Water System (L&CRWS) is a treated, bulk water delivery system. Membership includes twenty-two communities and rural water systems in southeastern...

Heuristic Knowledge-base Approach to Runoff Estimation in Midwestern States Using a SCS Curve Number Method
The applications of the Knowledge-Based engineering has emerged as a potential technique for incorporating human expertise and some degree of intelligent judgment into decision-supporting...

Historical Trends in Flood Discharges on the Upper Mississippi River
Long-term streamgage records in the Upper Mississippi River Basin were analyzed using a Kendall Tau-b analysis to determine trends in flooding and average flows. Over the 130 years of...

Design and Testing of Two Ice-Preserving Winter Lake Aeration Systems
As part of an effort to achieve ice-preserving lake aeration for winterkill prevention, two non-mixing lake aeration systems were designed and field tested. Each creates a fish refuge...

A Decision Support System for Nonpoint Source Pollution Management Using a Distributed Model-GIS-DBMS Linkage
Methods were developed for directly linking the distributed parameter model, AGNPS with a GIS and a relational database management system (RDBMS) to investigate a nonpoint source pollution...

A Microcomputer Program to Evaluate Low Cost Modifications on Urban Freeways
This paper presents a user-friendly, menu-driven microcomputer program, RAMP, for analysis and evaluation of freeway ramp junction level of service. RAMP automates the approximation procedure...

A Two-Way Traffic Feasibility Analysis
This paper presents the findings of a traffic planning feasibility analysis of the expected operational characteristics and traffic impacts related to the proposed conversion of Hennepin...

Minnesota Guidestar—Progress Towards a Statewide Intelligent Transportatin System
Minnesota Guidestar is seeking to develop a truly statewide intelligent transportation system. The pursuit of this goal necessitates the testing and evaluation of a number of different...

Rural Applications of IVHS in Minnesota
The application of advanced technologies in a rural highway environment continues to gain an increasingly significant degree of exposure within the IVHS community. As part of the Minnesota...

Modeling Water Table Response to Climate Change in a Norther Minnesota Peatland
Projections of global warming raise questions concerning the fate of wetlands in many parts of the world. In northern Minnesota, there is concern that the nearly 3 million hectares of...

 

 

 

 

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