An Overview of Segmented Offshore/Headland Breakwater Projects Constructed by the Buffalo District
Since 1977 the Buffalo District has constructed three segmented offshore breakwater projects and currently has one under construction. In addition, the District has recently completed...

Phased Assembly of a European Space Station
This paper discusses a phased assembly approach for a proposed European Space Station utilising a series of constructional payloads that are delivered to orbit in an established sequence...

A Vision for Planetary Exploration
The Space Exploration Initiative (SEI) is the latest in a series of endeavors which represent humankind's desire to expand its knowledge and sphere of influence. Throughout recorded history,...

In Situ Recovery of Water from Dormant Comet Cores & CI Carbonaceous Chondrites
Water and volatiles may be produced by drill holes into dormant comet cores or class CI or CM asteroids. This is modeled after in-situ mining as in the Frasch process sulfur mines of the...

A Predictive Model of the Currents in Cleveland Bay
A two-dimensional (depth-averaged) numerical model is proposed to describe the hydrodynamics of Cleveland Bay and is used to investigate the water circulation within the Bay. By utilizing...

Assessing the Leaching Potential of Herbicides at the Ohio MSEA
The GLEAMS model was used to assess the potential for herbicide leaching at the Ohio MSEA. Input data, typical of the Ohio MSEA, was used in conjunction with precipitation data for the...

Spatial Decision Support System for Toxic Spill Modeling in the Ohio River
Spatial decision support systems (SDSS) are hardware-software systems that incorporate spatial analysis and modeling in a workstation environment. The Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation...

Two-Dimensional Hydraulic Analysis of the Owensboro Bridge and Approaches
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Department of Highways, is working with the Indiana Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration to plan, design, and construct...

Hydropower, Water Quality and Waste Discharge
Development of multiple hydroelectric projects on large river systems can result in potential reductions in dissolved oxygen (DO) concentrations. Municipalities along the Ohio River basin...

Characteristics of Waves and Drawdown Generated by Barge Traffic on the Upper Mississippi River System

Overlays on Deck
By the summer of 1993, a standard specification may be on the books for polymer concrete bridge-deck overlays—a high-tech rehab technique requiring a combination of plastic binder—such...

The River Ice Management (RIM) Program: Developing New Options for Waterways Operations in Winter
Most of the navigable inland waterways of the United States are utilized year-round. In northern portions of this network (mainly parts of the Ohio and Upper Mississippi River basins),...

Hydropower in the Upper Ohio River Basin: A Decade of Effort at Risk
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued licenses on September 27, 1989 for construction of 16 hydroelectric projects in the Upper Ohio River Basin after up to 8 years of...

Environmental Aspects and Compliance Costs of Hydropower Regulation
Recent experiences by American Electric Power with respect to mitigation at hydroelectric project sites on the upper Ohio River indicate that compliance with environmental regulations...

Management and Statistical Analysis of Groundwater Monitoring Data at Solid Waste Landfills
Solid waste landfills in Ohio and Michigan, as in many states, are required to have monitoring wells. Groundwater samples from these wells are analyzed to determine if leachate from the...

Sediment Impediment to Boat Launching at Miller Park, City of Avon Lake, Ohio
In 1987 a boat launching facility was constructed at Miller Park, in the City of Avon Lake, Lorain County, Ohio (Figure 1). There have been problems with sediment buildup ever since it...

Stormwater/Wastewater Management: How an Application Can Drive a GIS
Decision makers are finding that a much-needed application may be the key that drives the creation of a city- or county-wide Geographic Information System (GIS). A start-up GIS developed...

Stormwater Management Policies for Two Urbanizing Communities in Western Suburban Cleveland
The cities of North Ridgeville and Avon Lake, Ohio are two western suburbs of Cleveland. The recent completion of the interstate highway, I-480, the resurgence of Lake Erie as a prime...

Flows of Hazardous Materials Through States by Rail
This paper presents information on the tonnages of hazardous materials passing through each of the contiguous 48 states (and the District of Columbia) by rail. The quantities are estimated...

Planning Subsurface Storage-Transport Facilities for Combined Sewer Overflow Control in Cincinnati, Ohio
The wastewater collection system in the greater Cincinnati area includes a large area served by a combined sewer system. The combined sewer system drains to the Ohio River and several...

 

 

 

 

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