Soaring Toward the Heavens
The Great Pyramid of Giza embodies the extraordinary vision and creative powers of an ancient, largely unknown people. By means of their bold architecture and construction, both they and...

Shipshape
As the shipping industry changes, so must port facilities. In light of that fact, the Bayport Container and Cruise Terminal, now under construction at the Port of Houston, has been designed...

Fate of Nitrogen Compounds in Animal Waste Lagoons
This chapter examines the fate of nitrogen compounds in animal waste lagoons. Topics include nitrogen in animal waste lagoons; transformations and removal; and subsurface transport....

Clogging of Animal Waste: An Overview
This chapter examines research addressing the mechanisms that play a role in the clogging of lagoon liners by animal waste....

Rebuilding the Winter Garden
The terrorist attacks of September 11 partially destroyed the Winter Garden, a majestic public apace that connected the World Trade Center to the Hudson River waterfront on the perimeter...

Reconstructed With Precision
Rehabilitating a heavily traveled crossing while traffic continues to flow is a complicated endeavor. Add the attention to detail required to preserve the character of a historic 1920's...

Lifeline Performance of El Salvador Earthquakes of January 13 and February 13, 2001
Prepared by the Council on Disaster Reduction and Earthquake Investigation Committee of Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. ...

Long-Term Groundwater Monitoring
The State of the Art
Prepared by the Task Committee on the State of the Art in Long-Term Groundwater Monitoring Design of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute of ASCE. ...

Wetlands at Work
As urbanization spread to the southern portion of Staten Island—the home of New York City's last large stand of freshwater wetlands—the New York City Department of Environmental...

Building the Olivenhain
Engineers in California were hired to create a reservoir capable of providing the San Diego region with 24,000 acre-feet of water during an emergency shortage. The result is the Olivenhain...

Constructing on the Inconstructible
Exhaustive and sophisticated analyses of extremely weak foundation soils coupled with an innovative approach to quay wall design help bring the new shipping terminal under construction...

A Retrofit for Long Lake
To reduce the effects of storm-water runoff on Long Lake, in Littleton, Massachusetts, the town is implementing a variety of low-impact solutions within the lake's highly...

CMOM in Fairfax County, Virginia

CMOM and Legal Implications

Making the Transition
Completed in March, the Thornton Transitional Reservoir, south of Chicago, is providing immediate flood relief and water quality benefits more than decade before a larger storm-water reservoir...

Lessons Learned from Experience Dealing with Risks of Extreme Events: Part I
The five speakers in this session talked about a wide variety of topics, including schedule dependencies in hurricane preparedness, knowledge mapping across networks, extreme events in...

Lesssons Learned from Experience Dealing with Risks of Extreme Events: Part II
For every known IS vulnerability, there is a matching countermeasure. However, we do not know all IS vulnerabilities. The following tasks are geared towards identifying IS vulnerabilities,...

Panel Discussion: Synthesis - What Does It All Mean?
This final panel and group discussion revisted topics from all of the week's sessions. It was acknowledged that the conference has addressed the threat of terrorism to diverse systems...

What Is Hydraulic Engineering?
This paper, written to mark ASCE's 150th anniversary, traces the role of hydraulic engineering from early or mid-twentieth-century to the beginning of the twenty-first century....

State of the Art of Structural Engineering
The objective of this paper is to provide an overview of the developments in structural engineering that took place during the past century. This overview includes: (1) some of the major...

 

 

 

 

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