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Investigation of Damage at the Yaquina Bay North Jetty

Wall Relief and Three Dimensional Suspension Sculpture Utilizing Tension and Membrane Structures
The aesthetic concerns and observations on sculptural forms involve tension and membrane structures. In the following discussion, the textile forms, which strongly influenced the more...

The Body Language of Tensile Structures
Considered to be a 'body' and its visual appearance as 'non verbal, intuitable information,' a building has a Body Language that is employed as a primary mode. Presented is an intuitive...

Picturing Pollution
Kevin G. Coulton is a professional engineer and photographer who sees in the iridescent sheen of an oil slick on a rainy street a novel way to increase public awareness of water pollution...

Analysis of Sand Movement on Noto Coast by Geochemical Method
The analysis of sand samples by X - ray fluorescent spectroscopy (abbreviated by XRF) gives the ratio of the geochemical elements to construct the sand samples. This shows the geochemical...

Modular Software for Editing Paper Drawings
Revising, tracking and storing large format engineering drawings has always been an expensive and complex problem for large industries. The management problem became much more complex...

Facilities Management System with CAD and Information Control Tools
This paper concerns the establishment of a facilities management (here after referred to as FM) system using ready-made computer software. In general, most so-called FM systems consist...

New Wells Safeguard Scenic Tahoe
Surface water for drinking and for snow-making is becoming scarce in the Lake Tahoe region, along the California and Nevada border. New Environmental Protection regulations regarding surface...

Using GIS to Monitor Wetlands Loss/Gain
This paper represents the work being done at the National Wetlands Research Center (NWRC) for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (COE) to monitor wetland change in the Mississippi River...

Evaluation of Airborne Video Imagery for Distinguishing Intertidal Oyster Reefs
We evaluated the effectiveness of airborne video imagery in distinguishing and mapping oyster (Crassostrea virginica) reefs in Aransas Bay on the southern Texas gulf coast. Imagery obtained...

Atlas of Present Tidal Marshlands, San Francisco Bay, California
An atlas of 26 maps (including index) is described showing existing tidal marshlands of the San Francisco Bay estuarine complex. This work is based upon a prior delineation and acreage...

Origin, Development and Stratigraphy of Tidal Deltas at Hurricane Pass, Pinellas County, Florida—An Example of Modern Tidal Delta Architecture from a Microtidal Coast
Sequential analysis of aerial photographs taken between 1926 and 1990 have helped to define the morphological development of the tidal deltas at Hurricane Pass, and along with other historical...

Calculating Erosion Rates: Using Long-Term Data to Increase Data Confidence
Computer cartographic techniques were used to produce historical shoreline change maps for two study areas: (1) an eight kilometer section of Calvert County, Maryland; and (2) an eight...

Shoreline Erosional/Depositional Patterns in Oman
This paper presents a brief synopsis of the physical setting and geomorphology of the Oman coast, emphasizing the areas with the most dramatic erosional/depositional eyeless. Eighty-three...

Shoreline Erosion Along the East Coast of Ghana
Coastal erosion along the east coast of Ghana has been persistent within the Keta area since the beginning of the century and severe in the immediate fringes of the west of the Volta Estuary...

Infiltration into Thick Unsaturated Alluvial Deposits: A Preliminary Study
An infiltration and dye transport study in an unsaturated alluvial deposit was conducted using a square flooding type infiltrometer over a 50 hour period. Red and blue dyes were added...

River Characteristics of the Blue Nile Watershed
A common difficulty in modeling hydrological systems is the lack of available field data to assess the model parameters. In some cases, it is physically very difficult and expensive to...

The Mightiest of Them All
Memories of Grand Coulee Dam
The Mightiest of Them All: Memories of Grand Coulee Dam presents the experiences of L. Vaughn Downs from the time he started working on the...

 

 

 

 

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