Factors Affecting Accuracy of Slope-Area Discharge Determination of the September 1992 Flood in Raven Fork, Western North Carolina
For the flood of September 10, 1992, in Raven Fork, Swain County, North Carolina, a peak discharge of 460 cubic meters per second was computed by using the slope-area method. Accuracy...

Salinity and Dissolved-Oxygen Dynamics in a Wind-Driven Estuary
Water levels, near-surface and near-bottom salinities, and near-surface and near-bottom dissolved-oxygen concentrations were measured continuously in the Pamlico River estuary, North Carolina,...

Tide- and Stormdriven Sediment Transport on the Inner-Shelf Along the Dutch Coast

Using Geographic Information Systems for Traffic Control Inventory Management
Present city traffic control inventory systems lack flexibility, user friendliness, and many have become obsolete because they were originally designed in haphazard ways - thus providing...

The Use of COGO/GIS in the Route 58 Corridor Development Study: A Case Study
This paper is a case study in the utilization of COGO and GIS software for the Route 58 Corridor Development Program in Southwest Virginia. The planning effort included the evaluation...

Historical Pavement Management Database Feasibility Study
Technological and operational issues related to implementing a historical database to support the South Dakota Department of Transportation's current and future pavement management activities...

Validating Expert System Prototypes Using the Turing Test
This paper describes the Turing Test technique to formalize the expert system validation process using a mature microcomputer based prototype expert system that has been developed to perform...

Nonlinear Response of SDOF Systems to Intraplate Earthquakes
It is well established that there are characteristics differences between intraplate and interplate earthquakes. A parametric study of SDOF systems indicates that there is also consistent...

Benefit-Cost Analysis for Optimal Budget Allocation to Bridges
The funding available for bridge improvements in the United States has been insufficient for many years. The limited budgets granted have generally been allocated based on Sufficiency...

Land Use Planning and HSGT Station Development: The Maglev Grand Terminal/International Drive Experience
In 1996, the Future arrives in Orange County, Florida. It is the ribbon cutting ceremony for the high-tech, high-speed ground transportation magnetic levitation train, connecting the Orlando...

Forensic Aspects of Future HSGT
Forensic sciences deal with the relations and application of technical problems in litigation and court procedures. This paper anticipates possible legal actions that may involve the introduction...

Small-Government GIS
Geographic information systems, or GISs, have shown great potential for use as a tool by public engineers working on the state and municipal level, but the time and money required to put...

The Permitting Process for Oil Exploration and Development Projects on the North Slope of Alaska—An Oil Company Perspective
The five oil fields of Alaska's North Slope, including the giant Prudhoe Bay field the largest oil field in North America, contribute approximately 25% of United State domestic oil production...

The Source of Sediments in the Neuse River Estuary: Water Quality Management Implications
Pedological evidence in alluvial floodplains of the fluvial-estuarine transition zone of the Neuse River, North Carolina, shows that very little sediment from the Piedmont headwaters of...

Relocating Erosion-Threatened Buildings—A Study of North Carolina Housemoving
Relocation moves the existing building if it becomes threatened by erosion. Each option has its own tradeoffs - advantages and disadvantages, that should be evaluated for the particular...

An Examination of Created Marsh and Seagrass Utilization by Living Marine Resources
It is evident that the time scale required for equivalent functioning of created marsh, seagrass and oyster habitats in terms of LMR utilization is on the scale of years. Even after two...

Hydrologic Recovery of Artificially-Drained Wetlands in Coastal North Carolina
The hydrologic status of three peat wetland areas was compared to test a theoretical model which suggests that loss of conveyance capacity in artificial channels allows wetlands to restore...

Vertical Distribution of Sediment Under Waves
This paper is based on the research foundation of vertical relative distribution of sediment concentration and alluvial bed stability under waves. Amended theories of E. W. Lane and A.A....

Coastal Protection Efforts: A Comparison of the Rhine Delta and the Mississippi Delta
The coastal protection efforts are compared in the Mississippi Delta and the Rhine Delta Although the Mississippi Delta in Louisiana is sometimes referred to as the 'Holland of North America'...

The Southern North Sea Functional Uses and Institutional Arrangements
The southern North Sea is bordered by the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany and Denmark. The North Sea basin and its adjacent shorelines are intensively used. Managements...

 

 

 

 

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