Minimizing the Probable Maximum Flood
A newly-developed probable maximum precipitation (PMP) estimate for Wisconsin and Michigan reduced precipitation depths by 20%. Should a given area's probable maximum flood...

The Role of SEAOH in the Post-Iniki Rebuilding and Recovery Effort

A Survey of Building Performance in Hurricane Iniki and Typhoon Omar

GPS Goes Real Time
This paper discusses the feasibility of Trimble Navigation's Site Surveyor System using Real-Time Kinematic (RTK) technology for conducting cadastral surveys. The use of RTK...

Glossary of the mapping sciences
The Glossary of Mapping Sciences, a joint publication of the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM), American Society for Photogrammetry...

Vessel Positioning, Survey Controls and Dredge Monitoring Systems

Shoals System Capabilities for Hydrographic Surveying

Site Investigation Surveys for Dredging Projects

Estimating Network Model Parameters from Mail Survey Data
Network models are generally based on a four-step modeling process; trip generation, trip distribution, modal split, and trip assignment. Microcomputer implementations of these steps have...

Better Ways to Update Trip Matrices
Updating origin-destination (OD) trip matrices usually involves considerable survey costs, so engineers are often forced to use dated OD information, which can seriously undermine the...

Using License Plate Survey Data in Transportation Planning Applications
This paper is a presentation of the methodology used by the Baltimore Regional Council of Governments to conduct a multi-faceted study for the Maryland Aviation Administration, which operates...

Summary of Questions/Answers and Panel Discussions on Session VI: Guidelines for Instrumentation and Monitoring

GIS Mapping of Earthquake Ground Shaking in San Francisco, California
Severe earthquakes of the last decade in Mexico, Armenia, and the United States have reemphasized the importance of local geologic site conditions in estimating damage and consequent losses....

Current Forensic Courses in Civil Engineering
The ASCE is taking a leadership role in the prevention of failures of engineered facilities. The Technical Council on Forensic Engineering Education Committee recently completed a survey...

Geophysical Investigations of Concealed Faults Near Yucca Mountain, Southwest Nevada
Detailed gravity and ground magnetic data collected along surveyed traverses across Midway Valley, on the eastern flank of Yucca Mountain, Nevada reveal that these methods can be used...

Photogeologic Reconnaissance of X-Tunnel at Little Skull Mountain
An underground structure known as X-tunnel was investigated for the viability as an underground deep based missile system that included the capability to maintain survivability following...

Review of International Near-Field Modelling for High-Level Waste Disposal
An international survey and review is being conducted on the latest developments in modelling of near-field performance, with particular emphasis on the conceptual and mathematical models...

Assessment and Mitigation for Endangered Vernal Pool Invertebrates
The USFWS is considering declaring five species of vernal pool invertebrates endangered. Among these are the Vernal Pool Fairy Shrimp (Branchinecta lynchi), the California Linderiella...

Civil Engineering Computer Usage Survey
A survey of the members of the Columbia Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) was conducted. The purpose of the survey was to determine the computer usage of practicing...

Development of Differential Growth Method for Automated Vehicle Recognition
The purpose of this study is to improve a system which enables automatic recognition of vehicles from video images using image processing system. Basic methodology is a subtracting operation...

 

 

 

 

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