Data-Collection Program for Pamlico River Estuary Model Calibration and Validation
An investigation is being conducted to collect and interpret continuous records relating to the flow characteristics of the Pamlico River Estuary, North Carolina, and to calibrate and...

Cooperation in Counter-Pollution Response: The European Approach

Problems with Irrigation Technology Transfer in Latin America
Over the last thirty years there has been a significant drop in agricultural production in Latin America, despite the fact that agricultural, irrigation and drainage projects receive about...

Nonpoint Pollution Management Plans for Multijurisdictional Watersheds: Case Study of Successful North Carolina Programs

Meta-Site: Water Distribution System Analysis Software
Many local municipalities now require a network analysis for all proposed additions to their water distribution systems. A graphically oriented, user-friendly program is being developed...

Seismic Resistant Low-Cost Masonry Buildings in Peru
Future housing in developing countries will be provided mainly in medium rise, four to six stories, bearing wall masonry buildings. This paper reports on the rationality behind this political...

Seismic Performance of Existing Building in New York City
Strength-based damage indices depending on structural shear capacity and earthquake intensity are used to predict the seismic performance of existing buildings in New York City. Nonlinear...

Geotechnical Problems in Port Design in Chile

Design and Construction of Stone Column Reinforced Cofferdams
A recent expansion of the North Carolina State Port Facility, at Wilmington, involved the use of six cellular cofferdams as earth retaining structures during dredging and final filling...

Review of Tsunamis Risk in the Coastal Area of Region VIII (Chile): Prevention Planning

Water Use Planning and Zoning: A Strategy of Local and State Cooperation in Managing Public Trust Uses in North Carolina's Estuarine Waters

Historic and Dredging-Induced Shoreline Changes, Bald Head Island, Cape Fear, North Carolina

Littoral Drift Along Some Beaches in Brasil

Satellite Monitoring for Red Tide Along the North Carolina Coast

Cross Shore Variations in Heavy Minerals in Beaches of the Barrier Dominated Southeast Atlantic Coast
Cross shore beach sample sets from 102 locations along the barrier dominated Atlantic coast from Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, to Palm Beach, Florida were studied to determine if there were...

Shoreline Change Along the South Carolina Coast
Shoreline erosion/accretion rates were determined for the Atlantic coast extending from Tybee Island, GA. along the entire South Carolina coast to Cape Fear, NC. Approximately 130 years...

The Coastal Management Program in Brazil
As a proposal to guide the rational utilization of coastal resources, the Brazilian government established the National Coastal Zone Management Plan (PNGC), according to the Federal Law...

Environmental Economic factors of the Southern Brazilian Coast
The goal of this study is a large-scale synthesis of the ecological and economic characteristics of the Southern Brazilian Coast. The coastal area is formed by a watershed, a lagoon, and...

Input Management: A Proposal for the Largest Coastal Lagoon in Brazil
Principles of General System Theory and Energy Analysis are used to study the best management technique al Lagoa dos Patos (in southern Brazil), including its watershed and contiguous...

Low Cost Wave Measurement Program
This paper addresses some problems related to a wave measurement program in the coast emphasizing costs, environmental hazards and technological problems. Subjects covered include coastal...

 

 

 

 

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