Oceanographic Influences on Oil Spill Movement in the Arabian Gulf

Characteristics of U.S. Geological Survey Discharge Measurements for Water Year 1990

An Intrusive Fluid Mud Surveying System

Network Applications of the USGS Branch Model

Design of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants
This manual, Design of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants, emphasizes contemporary design practices for municipal wastewater treatment plants...

Predicting Fate and Effects of Hydrocarbons in the Oceans
Three major sources of hydrocarbons exist in the oceans. One is from oil spills related to the production and transportation of hydrocarbons. The second, while generally not spectacular,...

The Physiography and Engineering Constraints of the Continental Slope in the Northwestern Gulf of Mexico
The emplacement of structures on the seafloor has always been difficult but until recently, few knew just how difficult possible construction on the Northwestern Gulf of Mexico Continental...

Underground Research: Here and There
Geotechnical research in Europe, Japan and the U.S. were compared in a study funded by the National Science Foundation. Visits to research facilities and several surveys resulted in two...

New Hydrologic Instrumentation in the U.S. Geological Survey
New water-level sensing and recording instrumentation is being used by the U.S. Geological Survey for monitoring water levels, stream velocities, and water-quality characteristics. Several...

Degradation Mode Surveys of High Performance Candidate Container Materials
Corrosion resistant materials are being considered for the metallic barrier of the Yucca Mountain Project's high-level radioactive waste disposal containers. Nickel-chromium-molybdenum...

Future Supply of, and Demand for, Titanium, Copper and Lead
A literature survey has been conducted to assess the future world supply of, and demand for, titanium, copper and lead. These metals are candidates for the fabrication of containers for...

Archaeological Program for the Yucca Mountain Site
Archaeological surveys, limited surface collections and selected test excavations in the Yucca Mountain Project Area have revealed four distinct aboriginal hunting and gathering adaptive...

Boston's Sewage Outfall
The centerpiece of the Boston Harbor cleanup plan will be the sewage plant on Deer Island, which will treat water from 43 municipalities in the Boston metro area—500 mgd to start. In order...

The Status of Computing in Civil Engineering: Curricula vs. Practice

Geographic Engineering Management System
The Memphis District Engineering Division is developing a GIS type data base as part of a Geographic Engineering Management System (GEMS) to assist both the District and the Lower Mississippi...

Establishing a Geographic Information System
The ultimate test of an advancement in civil engineering is the successful integration of aspects of the advance into the general engineering community. Success stories in this area include...

Risk Perception and Policy Preferences of Fire Chiefs: A Survey of Hazardous Materials Issues
This paper presents the results of a survey of Connecticut fire chiefs and discusses how their perceptions of risk affect their attitudes towards risk preparedness and risk management...

Reliability in Rock Engineering
This paper reviews approaches to reliability in rock engineering through a survey of methods developed at MIT. Since these methods are intended to be applied in engineering decisions,...

Hugo - Lessons Learned
This paper is based on ground surveys along the South Carolina coast from Edisto Island north to Myrtle Beach. It also includes ground surveys as far inland as Charlotte, North Carolina....

Masonry Performance in the Coastal Zone
Investigators from the National Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA) surveyed the coastal areas of South Carolina from Charleston to Myrtle Beach during a seven day period just after hurricane...

 

 

 

 

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