Rehabilitation of Chloride Damaged Concrete
There are several methods of rehabilitating structural concrete that must deal with the presence of chlorides. It is critical that the rehabilitation designer recognize the abilities of...

Minipile Milestone in Memphis
The maintenance/administration facility for Memphis, Tennessee's 300-bus fleet began displaying structural problems before it even opened for service in 1979. The 23 acre...

Wastewater under Home Plate
A short, highly sloped piping system and peak flows at the start and end of the day were causing the wastewater treatment plant in Daly City, Calif., to frequently exceed its permit for...

Waterfall Aeration Works
When they sought an alternative for instream aeration in Chicago's Calumet Waterway System, engineers at the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRDGC)...

Tunnel Takes Cathodic Protection
Cathodic protection is nothing new for bridges and parking garages, but it has never been installed in a tunnel—until now. As part of a $15 million rehabilitation project, the method is...

Put to the Test
In the construction industry, the concept of life-cycle cost applies not only to the infrastructure itself, but to the materials that go in to building that infrastructure. To improve...

Use of Rigid Insulation Below Grade for Roadways and Parking Areas
Minnesota Power's Herbert Service Center is located 3 miles north of downtown Duluth, Minnesota. The facility, constructed in 1967, consists of primary buildings, cold storage...

Wind Power in Antarctica—Case Histories of the North Wind HR3 Wind Turbine
The combination of extreme weather conditons and remoteness of the Antarctic sites makes them even better suited for wind turbine installations since the alternative power sources are...

Privatization Takes Flight
The number of air travelers in the U.S. is projected to double by early in the next century. Delays have also been mounting rapidly. Major airports around the world are facing the same...

Building Beneath Boston
Up/down construction is a method in which a project's substructure and superstructure are simultaneously built. The substructure's wall, column and foundation...

Mission Bay Park, San Diego Sewage Interceptor System
Mission Bay Park is a major aquatic facility located in, and operated by, the City of San Diego. In response to sewer related pollution problems, the City of San Diego has embarked on...

Biological and Physical Aspects of Dredging, Kings Bay, Georgia, USA

Marine Bio-Park Project as the Revitalization Concept for the Small Town of Remote Island in Hiroshima-ken-Higashino Town Seaweed Park

Coastal State Park Wetlands: Islands of Aquatic Diversity—Challenges of Maintaining Functional Ecosystems

Public Involvement in Coastal Planning—The Long Beach Experience
A land use plan is often the creation of a professional planning staff prepared in response to the direction of public officials. When the City of Long Beach, California, was required...

Focus Towards Partnership—Saguenay Marine Park Joint Management Test Case
This paper presents the recent trends in parks' establishment in Canada. It focusses on the Saguenay Marine Park where Government of Canada and Government of Quebec have joined...

Ecotourism—Examples from United States Coastal Management Programs and Marine and Estuarine Parks
This paper presents examples of coastal management experiences with ecotourism. Several states, including Massachussetts, New Jersey, Oregon, and California, are highlighted....

Coastal Zone Management, National Implementable Plan and Policy Development—A Case Study of Phuket Island
The Thailand Coastal Resources Management Project (CRMP) had been applied to Thailand since 1986 with aim to strengthen the Thai's capabilities in managing an integrated coastal...

Roadside Associated Disturbance on Coastal Dunes
Park Road 100 extends through the developed southernmost 8 km of South Padre Island and continues northward for 11.5 km through the Secondary Dunes and Vegetated Flats (SDVF) zone of the...

Coastal Dune Blowouts—Dynamics and Management Implications
New approaches to coastal dune management have been advocated recently, including dune grading and dune destabilization. A management concern in the case of destabilization involves the...

 

 

 

 

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