Landslide Stabilisation at the Clyde Power Project, New Zealand
The Clyde Power Project is a hydro electric development on the Clutha River in the South Island of New Zealand. A wide range of stabilization measures have been used to treat several large...

Efforts at Marine Education in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), located in Micronesia, experienced significant economic growth in the 1980's and it is expected to continue through the decade...

The Pacific Island Network
The United States has many years of experience and expertise in the management of marine and coastal resources. However, the responsibility for marine and coastal resource management is...

Risk Analysis of River Bridge Failure
The proposed procedure to determine the risk of river bridge failure is based on observations and analysis of river bridge failure data of more than 300 U.S. bridges, 180 South African...

New Road Safety Initiatives in New Zealand
A considerable number of initiatives have been taken in New Zealand recently to keep pressure on the downward trend in road crashes and casualties. These have included government legislation...

The Application of 3 Dimensional Geographic Information Systems in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
The requirements and needs of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) in geotechnical earthquake engineering are described, and the use of such system in New Zealand is discussed. We have...

Coastal Processes and Engineering on a Micronesian Fringing Reef
In 1980, portions of the fringing reef flat protecting the village of Tafunsak, Federated States of Micronesia, were dredged to provide fill material for an airport runway access road....

Water-Rock Interaction in New Zealand Hydrothermal Systems: Comparison of Some Simulated and Observed Geochemical Processes

Regional Flood Frequency Analysis Using Maps

The Torres Strait Baseline Study: Environmental Protection of a Tropical Marine Environment in Northern Australia
This paper discusses the potential impacts of mining in the Fly River catchment area of Papua New Guinea on the Torres Strait marine environment and the customary ways of life of the Torres...

Problems with Predicting the Transport of Pumiceous Sediments in the Coastal Environment
Pumice is often a major component of coastal sediments associated with subduction zone volcanic settings. Several recent studies in New Zealand have highlighted the difficulties of predicting...

Dredge Spoil and Inner Shelf Investigations off Tauranga Harbour, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Dispersion of dredge spoil from an inner shelf dump-mound in 11-17 m water depth, 3 km offshore from Tauranga Harbour, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, was investigated as part of environmental...

Ground Water of the Canterbury Plains, New Zealand

Managing Plate-boundary Aquifers of New Zealand

Pesticide Contamination of Ground Water in New Zealand

Predicting Effects of Modifying Tussock Grassland
Measurements of rainfall, drainage, and weight change of a 6 m2 surface area cylindrical lysimeter containing nine snow tussocks (Chionochloa rigida)...

Use of Lysimeters to Measure Fog Interception in Tussock Grassland New Zealand
Previous studies of the water balance of single Tussock plants in small non-weighing lysimeters over a range of elevations in east-central Otago province suggest that tussock grassland...

Rainfall-Runoff Characteristics of Rangitaiki and Whirinaki Watersheds
The Rangitaiki and Whirinaki watersheds in New Zealand have considerably higher storage and infiltration rates than others in New Zealand. The Rangitaiki watershed is flat compared to...

Ground Water in the Pacific Rim Countries
This proceedings, Ground Water in the Pacific Rim Countries, consists of papers presented at the Symposium held in Honolulu, Hawaii, July 23-25,...

Lifeline Earthquake Engineering—A New Zealand Perspective
This paper outlines the application of earthquake engineering to New Zealand's lifelines, tracing the development of design practices in roading, bridging, power generation...

 

 

 

 

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