Contributing Factors
This chapter examines contributing factors of the hurricane protection system failures, including the underappreciated risk to New Orleans, a piecemeal implementation of the hurricane...

Marginal Permafrost a Foundation Material in Transition
At the edges of the world's cold regions lie areas of marginal permafrost. It is a changing landscape that seems to be growing in extent, yet it retains chameleon-like qualities...

Large Landslide Risks in Solid Waste Facilities...Geotechnical Fundamentals Count

Characterization of Particle Class Sizes Associated with Indicator Organisms in Stormwater
The presence of pathogen indicators is the leading cause of water body impairment in the United States, accounting for over 15% of the waters currently requiring TMDL development (USEPA,...

Simulation/Optimization Modeling Post-Audits
S/O models have long been used to compute optimal strategies for user-specified optimization problems. It is useful to provide a retrospective of two S/O modeling applications, and how...

Drinking Water Distribution Systems: A Dual-Use Vision for Implementing an Environmental Observatory for an Engineered System
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), under Homeland Security Presidential Directive 7, has been tasked as the lead federal agency in protecting water infrastructure in the U.S....

Geotechnical Challenges in the Design and Construction of Petronas Towers

Foundations for the World Financial Center in New York City

Balancing Risk and Rewards in Performance-Based Environmental Remediation Contracts

California's Levees at Risk

Hydrosystems Engineering Uncertainty Analysis
Focusing on issues of civic interest, this comprehensive practice manual teaches the application of uncertainty analysis for more sustainable hydrosystem design and management. Created...

Infrastructure Planning Handbook
Planning, Engineering, and Economics
The book covers the concepts, methods, and management skills necessary to plan and maintain infrastructure. Topics include major infrastructure projects in context; master planning; infrastructure...

Emergency Preparedness
This section provides a brief summary of the emergency preparedness plans for Mississippi, Alabama, and Louisiana....

Highway Bridges Performance and Repair
This chapter covers highway bridges performance and repair. Bridges in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Alabama are discussed....

Rerouting and Traffic Demands
This chapter examines rerouting and traffic demands in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Alabama....

Conclusions and Lessons Learned
This chapter contains concluding remarks on the damage caused by Hurricane Katrina, emergency preparedness and response plans of the affected states, and structure performance against...

Journal of Highway and Transportation Research and Development
The Journal of Highway and Transportation Research and Development is a Chinese language journal that includes road and transportation related R&D academic...

The Taku River: Cooperative Transboundary Fisheries Research

Shelf Groundfish Closures and Impacts on Other Fisheries: A Panel

The Big Picture – By the Numbers – And Issues for the Coast

 

 

 

 

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