Using Geophysics to Assess Geohazards Before Construction: Increase Your Odds for Success!
Understanding subsurface conditions is the key to any successful construction project, including new construction, excavation, and drilling. The consideration and understanding of the subsurface geology...

Remote Mapping in Alaska's Wilderness: Accessing Resources in the Last Frontier
The rich, natural resources of Alaska have long been the focus of many pioneers seeking fortune in the Last Frontier. As captured in historical images of dedicated Klondike Gold Rush miners seeking their...

Introduction
The purpose of this white paper is to: foster understanding and transparency of analytical methods necessary to update and describe climate, including possible changes in the frequency...

A Simple Model to Predict Soil Resistance to Driving for Long Piles in Deepwater Normally Consolidated Clays
As the exploration and development for offshore oil and gas reserves moves into the deepwater environment of the continental slope, a good model is necessary to evaluate drivability of...

Safety Considerations
This chapter discusses the main hazards associated with the inspection and renewal activities for culverts and storm sewers....

Fundamentals of Risk Assessment
Risk, expressed in terms of potential human sufferings and economic losses, is very real and its significance is particularly important when considering natural hazards. For effective...

Surviving Natural Forces from Taiwanese Civil Engineers Perspective
A natural disaster is an unexpected or uncontrollable natural event that usually results in widespread destruction of property or loss of life. Taiwan is located in a geographically unique...

Modeling Fort Ord Site OU2's Remediation System Using Optimization
Fort Ord.s Site OU2 is located approximately 80 miles south of San Francisco near Monterey Bay in Monterey County, California. Fort Ord contains two landfills which were used for residential...

Liquefied Natural Gas – Its History in the World and Future in California

California Coastal Hazards Website

Restoring Coastal Louisiana
Enhancing the Role of Engineering and Science in the Restoration Program
Louisiana's coastal wetlands represent a significant natural and economic resource for the state and the nation but have been disappearing at a rate of 25 to 35 square miles...

Natural Attenuation of Hazardous Wastes
Sponsored by the Natural Attenuation Task Committee of the Environmental and Multi-Media Council of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute of ASCE. ...

Gas and Liquid Fuels

Model Validation in Estimating Higher-Order Economic Losses from Natural Hazards

Seeking Criteria for the Natural Hazard Mitigation Investment Decision

Engineering Standards for the Marine Oil Terminals and Natural Hazard Threats

Watershed Management Education at The University of Arizona
Watershed management education at the University of Arizona is described and discussed in the perspective of other educational programs, and national and international activity. The Watershed...

Case History of Ground Improvement for Construction and Hydrotesting of a Large LNG Tank in Puerto Rico

Branching Out (Available in Structural Engineering Special Issue only)
The Cologne/Bonn Airport in Germany is currently undergoing its biggest construction project to date: a $200 million, five-story addition. Close and productive collaboration between the...

Alternative Fuels and Institutional Reform
The actions that Mexico City Government is currently implementing is addressed. The altitude and topography of the Mexico City valley contribute to less efficient combustion, trapping...

 

 

 

 

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