Backbarrier Beaches on a Developed Shoreline
The purpose of this paper is to identify the nature and magnitude of alterations to backbarrier environments on Island Beach Spit, NJ. This location was selected because it has different...

Sensing by Satellite
Commercially available data collected by U.S. and French satellites re helping civil engineers take a closer look at our planet. Also available are PC-based image processing systems that...

Exploration of Karst Conditions in Central Florida
Walt Disney World, which comprises some 28,000 acres (11,000 ha) in central Florida, is underlain by cavernous limestone and is characterized by karst topography; with distinct low ground...

Determining Impacts of Sediment Using Cesium-137
Tecumseh Lake, in east-central Oklahoma, completed about 1934, has been identified by the Oklahoma Water Resource Board as a water supply critical to future development of the state. Aerial...

Pinpointing Nonpoint Pollution
The Tennessee Valley Authority is using aerial photography to locate nonpoint sources of water pollution. These cause most of the water quality problems in the region. Failing septic tanks...

An Overview of the Ease/Access Space Construction Demonstration
With the successful completion of the EASE/ACCESS demonstration, NASA took a significant step toward understanding construction in space. These experiments were performed on November 29...

Beach Erosion on the Ogawarako Coast and Prediction of Shoreline Evolution

The Redington Shores Breakwater Project: Initial Response

Historic Geomorphic Changes on Currituck Spit, NC

Predicting Erosion on the Recessive Monterey Bay Shoreline

Properties of Tin-Mined Land in Mangrove Forest, Thailand
Although mangrove forests occupy a very small area of Thailand, they contribute not only an ecosystem but also large tin ore deposits. Two provinces in the South, Ranong and Phangnga,...

National Wetlands Inventory Mapping for San Francisco Bay/Delta Area, California
The U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service's National Wetlands Inventory Project (NWI) completed wetland mapping in 1982-83 for the San Francisco Bay/Delta area of California using...

Remote Sensing of Estuaries and Tide-Dominated Coastal Processes
The recent appearance of low-cost microcomputers with user-friendly software for analyzing satellite imagery is including more estuarine investigators to use satellite data. High resolution...

Satellites Monitor Eutrophication of Estuaries
In a study on eutrophication of estuaries, NOAA/AVHRR satellite data have been analyzed for the Changjiang River plume and the adjacent coastal areas. The different regimes identified...

Satellite Remote Sensing for Regional Crop Inventories
LANDSAT 4 and 5 Satellite spectral images of the Columbia Basin were obtained during the 1984, 1985 and 1986 growing seasons by Cropix, Inc. of Hermiston, Oregon. A field classification...

Engineers in Court
Engineers who like debating often serve as expert witnesses. Though many avoid forensic work because they find lawyers intimidating, some like the challenge of explaining engineering principles...

Photogrammetric Analysis Using a Personal Computer
In many cases, photographs of the accident scene taken soon after the event contain visible evidence of road marks and/or debris. By the time the case reaches the accident investigator/reconstructionist,...

Turnaround in Houston
Simply implementing the suggestions of the workers building a 14-story garage in Houston, turned a disaster in the making into a project ahead of schedule and under budget. The work force...

Modern Inspection Techniques n Port Maintenance
This paper addresses inspection of underwater structure of port facilities to acquire information which, when subjected to engineering analysis and confirmation, allows planning of short...

Trash Busters — A Comparison of Screening Structures for Irrigation Systems
Several irrigation districts in the Pacific Northwest have recently installed screening structures for use in removal of trash from canals, rivers, or reservoirs. Some of the screens have...

 

 

 

 

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