Land Drainage and Estuarine Salinity Response
An investigation is being conducted to (1) quantify the short-term effects of freshwater agricultural drainage on salinity in a tidal creek and (2) evaluate the off-site effects of water-control...

Lopez-Angostura Power Tunnel
The Lopez-Angostura Project is located on the Yaque del Norte River in the Dominican Republic near the City of Santiago. A 24 m high dam, a 3.6 km long power tunnel, a pit powerhouse with...

Geology Related Construction Problems at the Urugua-i Hydroelectric Project
The Urugua-i Hydroelectric Project in north-eastern Argentina consists of an 80 m high roller-compacted concrete dam, 4.4 km long lateral dike, 800 m long power tunnel, and a 120 MW powerhouse....

Yacyreta Hydroelectric Project Turbine Design
This paper provides general information about this major hydroelectric project on the Parana River on the border between Argentina and Paraguay in South America. In addition, some specific...

Coastlines of Brazil
These papers were presented at Coastal Zone '89 the Sixth Symposium on Coastal and Ocean management held in Charleston, South Carolina, July 11-14, 1989. This volume is a...

Technical Aspects of Porto Alegre's Aeromovel

The Utility of Supercomputers for Ground-Water Flow Modeling in the North Carolina Coastal Plain

Managing Water Table Management Systems for Water Quality
The purpose of this paper is to briefly summarize the results of water quality studies related to water table management conducted in North Carolina over the past 15 years. Results of...

The Estimation of Extreme Floods in Brazil
In Brazil, the design flood of a large dam is calculated using either the Probable Maximum Flood criteria or the 10,000-year Flood. Recently a Guidebook has been written to help Brazilian...

Sensitivity Study of the Cyclic Axial Capacity of a Single Pile
Evaluation of the axial capacity of an offshore pile subjected to a severe North Sea storm is presented. Effects of using different degradation criteria, upper and lower bound interaction...

Thoughts on the History and Current Practice of Foundation Engineering in North America
With the publication of 'Erdbaumechanik' in 1925, the behavior of soils was explained in terms of numerical physical properties and the principles of what became...

An Analytical Synoptic-Dynamic Study About the Severe Weather Event Over the City of Rio De Janeiro on January 2, 1987
The paper reviews the synoptic parameters that lead to the severe weather occurred on January 2, 1987 over the city of Rio de Janeiro. The pattern of this weather was reported on the newspapers...

Patterns of Erosion Along the Atlantic Coast
Shoreline erosion data are needed in the implementation of recent legislation that authorizes the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) to provide advance insurance payments for the...

Options in Urban Coastal Management: The Challenge of Valparaiso

How to Rebuild and Redevelop a Coastal Town After a Severe Coastal Storm—Nags Head's Perspective

Wilmington, N.C.'s Affordable Single Family Housing Policy

Environmental Impact of the Stranding of a Freighter Ship in the Parque Nacional Marinho Dos Abrolhos, Bahia, Brazil
The Abrolhos Marine National Park was created by presidential decree no. 88,218 of April 6, 1983 encompassing two distinct areas of the southern coast of the State of Bahia, Brazil, with...

Geocosta Operations—A Program of Oceanographic Expeditions for the Brazilian Inner Shelf
In July 1979, a new expedition was conducted with the R.V. Almirate Camara, in the same area as GEOMAR X, with the following purposes: surveying profiles with side scan sonar and conducting...

Coastal Zone Planning
The first objective of this methodology is to provide a feasible and practical tool to identify the potentialities of the coastal zone. The coastal environment constitutes a fragile, little...

Environmental Evaluation of the Coastal Area of Marciá District: A Methodological Essay
This paper is part of an integrated study of the coastal environment of the county of Marica, Rio de Janeiro, where the environmental alterations of the urban expansion phenomenon were...

 

 

 

 

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