Selected Geotechnical papers of James K. Mitchell
Civil Engineering Classics
Sponsored by the Geo-Institute of ASCE. This collections contains 35 key papers by James K. Mitchell during his extraordinary career as a geotechnical...

Geotechnical Testing, Observation, and Documentation
A geotechnical report, field and laboratory testing, as well as observation and documentation are all integral parts of most geotechnical projects. A technician is usually dispatched to...

International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico, United States Section
(Abstract Only) The International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico, is responsible for applying the boundary and water treaties between the United States and Mexico....

Going Against the Grain
Conventional wisdom has it that granular soils perform better in mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) wall systems. Their properties are well known and simple to express in mathematical...

Planning Applications Constructed Wetlands for Wastewater Treatment or an Avian Habitat in the Desert?
The debate of wetlands constructed for wastewater treatment or biological habitat continues. How a desert site is planned to meet both challenges is presented....

A Constructed Wetland for Wastewater Treatment in the Coachella Valley, Indio, California
The Coachella Valley Wild Bird Center (CVWBC) proposed a wetland habitat site on 22 acres property in India, California, under lease from Valley Sanitary District. The District currently...

Application of Simulated Annealing for Integrated Urban Water Systems: Infrastructure, Treatment and Re-Use Optimization
Escalating costs in providing water supply, waste water and storm water infrastructure and community concerns over the environmental impact of water harvesting and effluent disposal, have...

A Full-Scale Seismic Testing Center for Soils and Structures

Evaluation Plan for the Group Evaluation of Soil Stabilization and Dust Suppression Products
This Evaluation Plan describes the nature and scope of an evaluation to determine the performance aspects and the environmental impacts of soil stabilization and dust suppression products. A number of...

Soil Sampling
This manual addresses the principles, equipment, procedures, limitations for obtaining, handling, and preserving soil samples for geotechical investigations in support of civil and military...

Environmental Technology Verification Report for Ammonia Recovery Process
Prepared by the Environmental Technology Evaluation Center (EvTEC), a CERF Service Center. This report describes the nature and scope of an environmental...

Modeling Sand Bank Formation Around Tidal Headlands

Implementation of Vertical Acceleration and Dispersion Terms in an Otherwise Hydrostatically Approximated Three-Dimensional Model

Sand Rights: A Legal System to Protect Shores of the Sea

Natural Tracers of Coastal Sediments
The properties of natural sediments can be used to determine their sources and to trace their transport paths through coastal environments. These properties include the mineralogies of...

San Diego Regional Beach Sand Project
The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) is proposing the San Diego Regional Beach Sand Project to replenish the County's beaches. SANDAG represents the Cities within San Diego...

Low Cost Sand Re-Nourishment to Combat Chronic Beach Erosion: Long Beach, California
The City of Long Beach has analyzed and attempted numerous methods of beach erosion control and mitigation along Peninsula Beach. With the exception of beach nourishment, nothing has proven...

Humboldt Beach and Dune Monitoring
Since 1881, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has maintained the entrance channel to Humboldt Bay on the Northern California Coast. This is accomplished through the annual dredging of approximately...

Beachscape Abstract
The Surfrider Foundation is currently developing a volunteer-based mapping program to document the physical characteristics, land use patterns, pollution sources, public access, erosion,...

Potential Effects of San Mining and Debris Basins on Coastal Sediment Supply in Los Angeles County
The potential sediment supply to the coast in Los Angeles has been heavily impacted by human activity. In the context of rational management of beaches as a resource, it is fundamental...

 

 

 

 

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