Technology Transfer for Projects in South America
Engineering services were provided for three projects in South America. One project was located in the Pampa Region of Argentina and two others in northern Brazil. The projects were: 1)...

Ecuador—The Lower Guayas Flood Control and Drainage Project—A Case Study
The Government of Ecuador (GOE) invited the World Bank in 1975 for a general review of the rural development in the country. One of the main findings of a Bank mission was the importance...

Aldicarb Transport in the Coastal Plain of N. C.
The pesticide aldicarb is extremely soluble in water which causes it to be mobile in ground water. A field study was conducted to monitor the fate of the pesticide aldicarb in a poorly...

Seismic Rehabilitation of Seattle's Pier 69
The Port of Seattle, one of the largest on the west coast of North America, made a strong statement regarding their support for reusing existing structures when a decision was made to...

Application of a Beach Plan Evolution Model in Sergipe, Brazil
An offshore breakwater 543 m long located at about 2.4 km from the shore at 10 m of water depth (above chart datums) provides protection to a liquid bulk terminal (Terminal Portuarlo de...

Two-Dimensional Circulation Modeling of the Pamlico River Estuary, North Carolina
A two dimensional, vertically averaged, unsteady flow model was applied to a 50- kilometer reach of the Pamlico River estuary, North Carolina. The model computational grid, which consists...

Concepcion Dam Design & Construction Problems and Their Solutions
Concepcion Dam is a curved axis gravity structure 68 m high and 695 m long. It supplies water to Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras. The dam contains 290,000 cubic meters of RCC. Challenges...

Reformulation Efforts for Panama City Harbor, Florida
Panama City Harbor is on St. Andrew Bay, an arm of the Gulf of Mexico, about 105 miles east of Pensacola and 230 miles northwest of Tampa. At the request of the non-Federal sponsor, the...

Urban Nonpoint Source Control Strategies Outside North America
Control practices for urban nonpoint source quality management varies widely around the world. Many countries have instituted controls to a greater or lesser degree, and they vary in complexity...

Hurricane Hugo vs Critical Lifelines
Hurricane Hugo significantly affected the performance of critical lifelines in South and North Carolina. An overview of the performance of power supply, transportation, communication,...

Debris Removal and Channel Shoaling
Hurricane Hugo was one of the worst storms of the century to strike the east coast of the United States. The storm tracked a northwesterly course approximately 11:30 P.M. on Sep. 21, 1989....

Hugo - Lessons Learned
This paper is based on ground surveys along the South Carolina coast from Edisto Island north to Myrtle Beach. It also includes ground surveys as far inland as Charlotte, North Carolina....

Hugo-1989! Lessons Learned by Local Government Charlotte, N. C.
Hurricane HUGO taught many quick lessons to the City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. Some of the lessons were those which every government official should learn. No one signed up...

Coastal Wetlands Management in Venezuela

Reformulation Efforts for Panama City Beaches, Florida
The Panama City Beaches project was authorized by the Water Resources Development Act of 1986. The authorized plan provides for the placement of a protective beach to elevation 4 feet...

The Development of a Coastal Water Quality Management Strategy in Ecuador
The quality of coastal waters is deteriorating in virtually every country of the world. Concerned groups and individuals in countries with scarce financial, technical and political resources...

Pre-Storm and Post-Storm Hurricane Planning in Nags Head, North Carolina
Located on a barrier island on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, the Town of Nags Head is vulnerable to the direct effects of hurricanes and extra-tropical storms. The Outer Banks, as...

The Economic Benefits of Hurricane and Storm Damage Reductiohn
The Mobile District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is currently evaluating the feasibility of a hurricane and storm damage reduction project at Panama City Beach, Florida. Under Corps...

Sponge Distribution at Arraial do Cabo, SE Brazil
Spatial and temporal distribution of shallow water sponges were studied on southeastern Brazilian rocky coasts by means of qualitative and quantitative samples made by SCUBA diving. Cluster...

Conflict Resolution: MMS and North Carolina
The Minerals Management Service (MMS) practices proactive environmental conflict resolution. The approach selected by the MMS varies with the scope of the particular conflict, the entities...

 

 

 

 

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