Quantifying Mud Exchange Between the Eastern Scheldt Tidal Basin and the North Sea
Net transport of sediment < 53 μm through the mouth of the Eastern Scheldt has been quantified. Combination of data on spatial and temporal variability shows that incertainties...

Trapping and Escape of Fine-Grained Sediments: Neuse River Estuary, N.C.
The Neuse River estuary and its receiving basin, Pamlico Sound, are part of a system that comprises large, shallow bodies of water which have little or no free connection with the open...

Equilibrium Profile of a Beach with Varying Grain Size
The classical concave equilibrium profile shape proposed by Bruun (1954) and Dean (1977) is modified to incorporate a varying grain size across-shore. On most beaches the median grain...

The Stratigraphic Record of Oxygen Isotope Stage 5 on the Maryland Inner Shelf
Present knowledge of Holocene transgressive coastal/shelf systems, while extensive, cannot directly address the effects and consequences of an extended period of relatively high sea levels...

Coastal Impacts of Hurricane Hugo
During the early morning hours of 22 September 1989, Hurricane Hugo made landfall on the South Carolina Coast. Hugo was a Category 4 hurricane at time of landfall with estimated maximum...

Coastal Sediment Budget Analysis Techniques
Sediment budget analysis techniques developed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District are described. The basic procedure combines information on shoreline and tidal inlet...

The Great Canadian Bridge Slide
An aging multispan swing bridge had to be replaced in Trenton, Ont., with minimal interference to both river and road traffic, and without changing its alignment. The solution was to build...

Hydropower: Making Its Mark in North America
To discover what plans North American hydropower producers have for their hydroelectric resources in the 1990s, Hydro Review conducted a survey of leaders in the hydro generation industry...

Electrical Design Survey
In North America, a mini hydro project consists primarily of the civil works which routes water to the turbine generator and the electrical hardware necessary to interface it with a utility....

Unique Design Used for Collapsible Gate
The collapsible gate on the Wausau Dam is unique; there is only one known that is similar in design. The collapsible gate, which looks like an inverted V, was designed by Mead and Hunt...

On-Site Rehabilitation Capabilities for the Nineties
This paper will review recent technological advancements in on-site manufacturing and machining capabilities which have been developed for the proper installation of new hydro turbines....

Evaluation of Thermoplastic Drainage Pipe Designs in Europe and North America
The last 10 years have seen significant increase in the use of plastic pipe for drainage systems in North America in comparison to Europe. Many plastic pipe products have included corrugations,...

A Field Experiment to Evaluate the Water Quality Impacts of Agricultural Drainage and Production Practices
Many research projects are underway to address agricultural nonpoint source pollution of ground and surface waters. Many of these have the objective to develop and test models to predict...

Ground Water Impacts from Irrigated Ridge-Tillage
The Northern Cornbelt Sand Plain Project is a cooperative research effort between the State Agricultural Experiment Stations, USDA/Agricultural Research Service and U.S. Geological Survey...

Nitrate in Rural Water Supplies in North Carolina
Over 9000 rural water supplies in North Carolina were analyzed for nitrate, chloride, electrical conductivity and pH. Data were collected on well characteristics and potential sources...

Overtopping Flow Spillway for Baldhill Dam, Sheyenne River, North Dakota
An existing gated spillway structure for Baldhill Dam and Reservoir (Lake Ashtabula, North Dakota) is not capable of passing floods up to the probable maximum flood (PMF) without overtopping...

Application of a Geographic Information System to Estuarine Hydrodynamic Modeling
A geographic information system has been used in a hydrodynamic study of Albemarle Sound, North Carolina, to provide an efficient means for spatial data organization, information display,...

Conflict in Water Management of James River, ND
Delivery of water from storage in Jamestown Reservoir to 898 acres of newly developed irrigation along the lower James River by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation during the drought of 1988...

First Experience Concerning the Seismic Behaviour of an Electric Power System in Eastern North America
The November 25, 1988, Saguenay earthquake of magnitude MbLg=6.5 occurred in the province of Quebec, Canada....

Two Decades of Communications Systems Seismic Protection Improvements
Telecommunications systems in North America have gone through significant technology changes in the past twenty years. The electro-mechanical switching equipment has been replaced by electronic...

 

 

 

 

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