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...

User Identified Short-Term and Long-Term Needs for Pavement Management Innovation
A survey involving 300 practicing engineer's from all over the United States and representing 20 other countries was conducted, concerning ideas and opinions of the priority research needed...

The Megabight Barrier / Maglev Way—Innovative Siting of High Speed Ground Transportation...Offshore
Air and road traffic congestion around cities, e.g., in the BOSWASH corridor, can be reduced by high speed rail systems. But high speed trains on elevated rails/guideways encounter extra...

The Napeague Dunes, Long Island, NY
The Napeague Dunes of eastern Long Island, N.Y., consist of a series of three migrating parabolic dunes. The area presently occupied by this system was formerly a 2.7 Km wide inlet following...

Application of Acoustic Hydrosurvey Technology to the Mapping of Eelgrass (Zostera marina) Distribution in Humboldt Bay, California
Acoustic hydrosurvey technology provides an efficient and accurate means of surveying the distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation under some circumstances. The San Francisco District,...

Evaluation of Airborne Video Imagery for Distinguishing Intertidal Oyster Reefs
We evaluated the effectiveness of airborne video imagery in distinguishing and mapping oyster (Crassostrea virginica) reefs in Aransas Bay on the southern Texas gulf coast. Imagery obtained...

Atlas of Present Tidal Marshlands, San Francisco Bay, California
An atlas of 26 maps (including index) is described showing existing tidal marshlands of the San Francisco Bay estuarine complex. This work is based upon a prior delineation and acreage...

Historical Atlas of Tidal Creeks, San Francisco Bay, California
Historic widths and depths of 69 major tidal creeks in San Francisco Bay were studied from maps dated from 1852 to the 1980's. Survey maps by the U.S. Coast Survey (and successors, U.S....

Challenges Associated with Metriciation of the Nautical Chart
Under the Metric conversion Act of 1975, Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988, and Executive Order 12770 of 1991 all federal agencies are required to convert to the international...

The Wetted Bound: The Missing Link between Surveying and Planning?
Aerial photographs of the coastline are useful tools for investigating historic shoreline changes, especially in locations where such photographs are available back to the late 1920's....

Geologic Assessments and Characterization of Marine Sand Resources—Gulf of Mexico Region
The U.S. Geological Survey conducts geologic surveys and research in marine areas of the United States and its territories and possessions. An objective in some of the investigations is...

Long-Term Shoreline Change of the Chandeleur Islands Barrier System, Louisiana: 1855 to 1989
The Chandeleur Islands are the largest barrier island system along the Mississippi River delta plain, and are characterized by low-profile, washover-dominated barriers that are rapidly...

The Azov-Black Sea Coast of Russia—An Experience of Artificial Beach Formation
There is a tendency in modern cost protective engineering to expand the scales of artificial beach formation. The first sandy beach was filled in 1971 in Gelendzhik Bay. In 1982 wide scale...

Specific Features of the North-Eastern Black Sea Shelf Stucture
The results of field geological-lithodynamic and geomorphological studies and the review of published data have been used to analyze the structure of the North-Eastern Black Sea coastal...

Morphological Trends of the Belgian Coast Shown by 10 Years of Remote-Sensing Based Surveying
The morphological evolution of foreshore, backshore, and adjoining dunes of the entire Belgian coast is surveyed by means of aerial remote sensing on a yearly basis since 1983. The evolution...

Development of the Long Caisson Type Vertical Breakwater
The width of the caisson of a breakwater is calculated based mainly on the wave force expected to act on the caisson. IN this calculation, the assumed wave force is the peak wave force...

 

 

 

 

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