Climate Change Effects on Great Lakes Levels
The Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory has developed conceptual models for simulating moisture storages in and runoff from the 121 watersheds draining into the Laurentian Great...

Climate Change and U.S. Water Resources: Results from a Study by the American Association for Advancement of Science
The time horizon of the changes that might occur is similar to the time required for planning, approval, funding, construction and economic life of such major water facilities as dams,...

Effects of Climate Change on Watershed Runoff
This paper examines forecasts of changes in watershed runoff in the Delaware River basin that result from a range of predicted effects of increased atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2)...

A Knowledge-Based Microcomputer Training Tool for Contract Claims

Expert System for Energy Conservation in Affordable Housing

Change Orders & Claims—An Owner's Perspective
Generally, the changes come before the claims. The owner wants to know why a change is needed, how much it will cost, and why the need for it was only just discovered. More money spent...

Human Factors of Project Organization
The nature of construction demands people who can move with the unique and dynamic conditions of the changing environment. Knowing the requirements of the project environment and culture...

Who Pays for the Unexpected?—An Attorney's View
From an attorney's point of view, the answer to the question, 'Who Pays for the Unexpected?' in construction depends upon several considerations....

Flow Calculation in a Francis Runner
The flow through a Francis runner has been analysed theoretically. The flow calculations have been carried out by use of an inviscid 3D computational method solving the Euler-Equations....

Accommodating Larger Trucks at At-Grade Intersections
When a particular intersection serves a high volume of large truck traffic, design considerations should reflect the presence of those larger vehicles. This paper discusses three intersection...

An Investigation into Causes of Bank Caving
A series of investigations into bank caving along the Ohio River are described. These investigations include a study of the distribution of precipitation in the study region, derivation...

Opening the Manual for Questions
User response is key to the development of ASCE's Manual of Professional Practice for Quality in the Constructed Project. Early...

Water Resources Management and Structural Change in Rural Australia
Water policies in Australia are undergoing fundamental change marked by a switch in emphasis from development of further sources of water to management of available supplies. Quite apart...

Hydrograph Timebase
Based on the study of a large number of hydrographs, a graphic solution is presented whereby the length of the hydrograph timebase can be directly read from the proposed graphic solution...

Potential Effects of Global Climatic Change on the Tennessee Valley Authority Reservoir System
Rising concentrations of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other 'greenhouse' gases are likely to increase global temperatures and...

Discharge Characteristics of Rectangular Profiled Weirs
This paper contains the results of a detailed experimental program carried out to define the discharge characteristics of rectangular profiled weirs. The flow region where the discharge...

Shear Strength and Volume-Change Behavior of Copper Tailings Under Saturated Conditions

Inlet Dredging Production as a Function of Sea State
This paper attempts to explain some of the inaccuracies and discrepancies in present methods of measuring dredging volumes and looks at a comparison of measured dredge volumes to natural...

Marine Mammal Management in Alaska: Problems and Potential
Alaska's interest and intent in applying for management of 10 marine mammals has generated both support and opposition and has raised concerns about the development of adequate...

Identification of Consciousness and Behavior of Japanese and the Living Environment in a Coastal Zone
Japan's policy of coastal zone management has changed from placing emphasis on seaside disaster prevention, industry location, and harbor construction to creating the amenities...

 

 

 

 

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