Erosion Control Books

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Arid Dune Ecosystems

by Springer

Sand dune dynamics plays a key role in many arid deserts. This volume provides a synthesis of a specific sand dune ecosystem, the Nizzana site in the Negev Desert. Describing its climate and geophysical/geochemical properties of soils, geological history, flora and fauna, and past/present land-use patterns, it elucidates ecological and ...;

Erosion and Sediment Control Technology Standards - CD-ROM

by ASTM International

THIS PRODUCT HAS BEEN REPLACED BY EROSIONCD07.Erosion and Sediment Control Technology Standards provides 44 of the latest standards relating to the sediment and erosion control industry. Many of the standards relate to products used in the industry, including: turf reinforcement mats, erosion control, blankets, articulated concrete blocks, ...;

Field Instrumentation of Soil and Rock

by ASTM International

Nearly 30 papers feature the latest information on field instrumentation for soil and rockThree major areas addressed include: • Geotechnical Instrumentation of Landfills; • Instrumentation for Project Cost Management, • and Field Data Acquisitions and Data Management. Two papers address the geotechnical instrumentation aspects of the ...;

HDPE Geomembranes in Geotechnics

by Springer

HDPE (High-density polyethylene) geomembranes are nowadays widely used for large-area liners and construction sealings in geotechnical engineering. Lining of water ponds, dams and dykes, landfill base liners and cover systems, remediation of contaminated sites, waterproof for tunnels, beneath highways and for various other civil engineering ...;

Asia-Pacific Conference on Science and Management of Coastal Environment

by Springer

Human beings have a long historical relationship with the coast. Initially it provided food and security, later forming important locations for industrial and commercial development. Now the emphasis has shifted towards leisure and conservation, although the former functions remain crucial. However, it is only very recently that people have ...;

Silting and Desilting of Reservoirs

by CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group

The creation of river dams and the storage of water have been a strategy for survival for many centuries. Reservoirs have diverse functions, providing irrigation, water supply, storage of water, flood control, navigation and power generation.  The silting of a reservoir is an unavoidable process.  Although it cannot be halted, silting ...;

Karst Environments

by Springer

With a focus on karren formation in high mountains, and specifically in the European Alps, this text summarizes the scientific results of systematic observations made during field trips, as well as the interpretation, using modern analytical methods, of the data collected. Márton Veress, who has been working in different types of karren landscapes ...;

Road and Paving Materials; Vehicle-Pavement Systems

by ASTM International

Specifications, tests, and practices examine the properties of various road and paving materials and explain how to measure their characteristics. These standards address aggregates, bituminous mixtures, bridges, bridge decks, and structures. They also cover highway traffic materials, such as retroreflective sheeting and pavement markers.Volume ...;

Dispersive Clays, Related Piping, and Erosion in Geotechnical Projects

by ASTM International

The symposium on Dispersive Clays, Related Piping, and Erosion in Geotechnical Projects was presented at the Seventy-ninth Annual Meeting of the American Society for Testing and Materials held in Chicago, Ill., 27 June - 2 July 1976. Committee D18 on Soil and Rock for Engineering Purposes sponsored the symposium. J. L. Sherard, consulting ...;

Chemical Grouting And Soil Stabilization, Revised And Expanded

by CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group

Following shifting trends from remedial to preventive uses of grouting practices, the Third Edition covers all aspects of chemical grouting methods and applications. This reference highlights new ground improvement techniques as well as recent innovation in soil modification and stabilization procedures. It considers commercial alternatives to ...;

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