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 Decade: 1980-1989
 Language: English
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Uranium Hydrogeochemical and Stream Sediment Reconnaissance of the Casper NTMS Quadrangle, Wyoming, Including Concentrations of Forty-Two Additional Elements

Uranium Hydrogeochemical and Stream Sediment Reconnaissance of the Casper NTMS Quadrangle, Wyoming, Including Concentrations of Forty-Two Additional Elements

Date: June 1980
Creator: LaDelfe, Carol M.
Description: Report of uranium and thorium findings from a reconnaissance of the Casper NTMS quadrangle through water and sediment samples analyzed for uranium elements by delayed neutron counting and fluorometry, thorium, and 41 additional elements by neutron activation analysis, x-ray fluorescence, and arc-source emission spectroscopy.
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Uranium Hydrogeochemical and Stream Sediment Reconnaissance of the Gallup NTMS Quadrangle, New Mexico/Arizona, Including Concentrations of Forty-Two Additional Elements

Uranium Hydrogeochemical and Stream Sediment Reconnaissance of the Gallup NTMS Quadrangle, New Mexico/Arizona, Including Concentrations of Forty-Two Additional Elements

Date: August 1980
Creator: Maassen, Larry W.
Description: This report discusses uranium findings from a reconnaissance of the Gallup NTMS quadrangle through water, sediment, and water samples collected from streams, springs, and wells.
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Geothermal Gradient Map of the Conterminous United States

Geothermal Gradient Map of the Conterminous United States

Date: August 1980
Creator: Kron, Andrea
Description: Geothermal gradient map of the United States published by the Hot Dry Rock (HDR) Geothermal Program of the Department of Energy, showing geothermal gradient contours and color-coded based on temperature. The map also contains information about how the information for the map was compiled.
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Retrogressive Failures in Sand Deposits of the Mississippi River, Report 1: Field Investigations, Laboratory Studies and Analysis of the Hypothesized Failure Mechanism

Retrogressive Failures in Sand Deposits of the Mississippi River, Report 1: Field Investigations, Laboratory Studies and Analysis of the Hypothesized Failure Mechanism

Date: June 1988
Creator: Torrey, Victor H., III; Dunbar, Joseph B. & Peterson, Richard W.
Description: First report regarding geotechnical field investigations meant to apply current state-of-the-art knowledge and methods to assessing the in situ characteristics of susceptible point bar deposits below Baton Rouge.
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Effects of Alterations to Low Gradient Reaches of Utah Streams

Effects of Alterations to Low Gradient Reaches of Utah Streams

Date: April 1980
Creator: Wydoski, Richard S.
Description: This report describes an investigation of the effects of stream channelization on fish and macro-invertebrates in low gradient reaches of Blacksmith Fork River and the Logan River in the floodplain of Cache Valley in northern Utah. Channelization adversely affected both fish and macro-invertebrate populations and biomass, with the severity of impact directly related to the amount and duration of disturbance of the physical habitat.
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Ecoregions of North America: After the Classification of J.M. Crowley

Ecoregions of North America: After the Classification of J.M. Crowley

Date: June 1981
Creator: Bailey, Robert G.
Description: Color-coded map showing the ecoregions of North America, including the polar domain, humid temperate domain, dry domain, and humid tropical domain.
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Energy Related Use Conflicts for the Columbia River Estuary, Volume 2: Atlas

Energy Related Use Conflicts for the Columbia River Estuary, Volume 2: Atlas

Date: June 1983
Creator: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Description: "This volume consists of 3 overviews, an index to the quadrants, and a series of 11 scenario maps that forecast energy related developments of the Lower Columbia River and Estuary from 1981 to 2006."
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The Modernized Metric System: the International System of Units-SI

The Modernized Metric System: the International System of Units-SI

Date: August 1981
Creator: United States. National Bureau of Standards.
Description: Revised wall chart of the seven base units of the modernized metric system, including length, mass, time, electric current, temperature, amount of substance, luminous intensity, and plane angle.
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Problems Facing Coal Mining and Gas Production in the Hartshorne Coalbeds of the Western Arkoma Basin, Oklahoma

Problems Facing Coal Mining and Gas Production in the Hartshorne Coalbeds of the Western Arkoma Basin, Oklahoma

Date: 1983
Creator: Iannacchione, Anthony T.
Description: This report provides pertinent geologic information for long-range planning of subsurface coal and gas production from the Hartshorne Coalbeds. Problems encountered include the complex distribution of minable and un-minable coal, high methane content and bed pressure, faulting, variations in degree of dip, presence of natural gas fields in associated sandstones, and legal problems.
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Design of a Precast Concrete Stay-in-Place Forming System for Lock Wall Rehabilitation

Design of a Precast Concrete Stay-in-Place Forming System for Lock Wall Rehabilitation

Date: July 1987
Creator: ABAM Engineers Incorporated
Description: Report describing the design of forming a system to use pre-cast concrete for rehabilitating damaged walls in locks, as a way to prevent problems with cracking in replacement air-entrained concrete used in standard methods.
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Development of Nondestructive Testing Systems for in situ Evaluation of Concrete Structures

Development of Nondestructive Testing Systems for in situ Evaluation of Concrete Structures

Date: December 1987
Creator: Thornton, Henry T., Jr. & Alexander, A. Michel
Description: Final report regarding the testing of concrete structures. Partial abstract: "The need for additional capability to nondestructively evaluate concrete in large structures is similar for both the US Army Corps of Engineers (CE) and the US Bureau of Reclamation (USBR). In view of this mutual need, the CE and the USBR entered into a cooperative program of research and development designed to increase the nondestructive testing evaluation capabilities of these two organizations, with each agency sharing the program planning and financial support."
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A Demonstration of the Constructibility of a Precast Concrete Stay-in-Place Forming System for Lock Wall Rehabilitation

A Demonstration of the Constructibility of a Precast Concrete Stay-in-Place Forming System for Lock Wall Rehabilitation

Date: December 1987
Creator: ABAM Engineers Incorporated
Description: Report describing a demonstration to evaluate the feasibility of the stay-in-place forming system to rehabilitate damaged lock walls as an alternative to the risk and investment of undertaking full-scale lock rehabilitiation.
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Concepts for Installation of the Precast Concrete Stay-in-Place Forming System for Lock Wall Rehabilitation in an Operational Lock

Concepts for Installation of the Precast Concrete Stay-in-Place Forming System for Lock Wall Rehabilitation in an Operational Lock

Date: December 1989
Creator: Waterways Experiment Station (U.S.)
Description: Report describing a study to extend the application of a method to rehabilitate damaged lock walls that uses a stay-in-place forming system. "During this study, operational and design criteria were developed to serve as the basis for design. A number of repair concepts were identified that satisfied the criteria" (abstract, para. 3).
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Levee Underseepage Analysis for Special Foundation Conditions

Levee Underseepage Analysis for Special Foundation Conditions

Date: September 1989
Creator: Wolff, Thomas F.
Description: This report describes a research study in which techniques were developed for prediction of underseepage conditions for special cases of levee and foundation geometry. The differential equations for levee underseepage were derived and programmed in finite difference form for three special cases of boundary conditions. The developed programs allow analyses that are not restricted to the boundary conditions assumed in the conventional, closed form solution, i.e., two foundation layers of uniform thickness with horizontal boundaries.
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Geotechnical Applications of the Self-Potential Method, Report 3: Development of Self-Potential Interpretation Techniques for Seepage Detection

Geotechnical Applications of the Self-Potential Method, Report 3: Development of Self-Potential Interpretation Techniques for Seepage Detection

Date: February 1989
Creator: Corwin, Robert W. & Butler, Dwain K.
Description: This report consists of four distinct but complementary parts: (a) a laboratory/field study of environmental effects on self-potential (SP) electrodes and long-term stability of the electrodes; (b) field investigations at Beaver Dam, Arkansas; (c) development of a computer program for interpretation of seepage-related SP field survey data; (d) development of an extensive bibliography and data base for acquisition and interpretation of seepage-related SP data.
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Levee Underseepage Software: User Manual and Validation

Levee Underseepage Software: User Manual and Validation

Date: September 1989
Creator: Cunny, Robert W.; Agostinelli, Victor M., Jr. & Taylor, Hugh M., Jr.
Description: Report discussing the FORTRAN 77 computer program (LEVSEEP), developed to analyze levee underseepage on IBM PC compatible microcomputers with an 8087 math coprocessor. The software and associated equipment plots cross sections and piezometer data; calculates seepage flow and substratum pressure; analyzes landside berm, river side blanket, cutoff and relief well control measures; and finally, estimates the construction cost of these alternatives.
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Geotechnical Aspects of Rock Erosion in Emergency Spillway Channels, Report 1

Geotechnical Aspects of Rock Erosion in Emergency Spillway Channels, Report 1

Date: August 1986
Creator: Cameron, Christopher P.; Cato, Kerry Don; McAneny, Colin C. & May, James H.
Description: "The problem of rock erosion in unlined emergency spillway channels is described in this first-of-a series report. Recent CE and non-CE case histories which illustrate the potentially hazardous impacts of excessive erosion in discharge channels are described as are the various factors controlling erosion and other responses to emergency spillway overflow. Research programs designed to improve geotechnical capabilities with respect to selection of cost-effective preventive and remedial measures in discharge channels where the risk of excessive erosion appears high are also discussed" (abstract, para. 1).
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Investigation for South Fill Area, United States Military Academy, West Point, New York

Investigation for South Fill Area, United States Military Academy, West Point, New York

Date: August 1980
Creator: Taylor, Hugh M., Jr.; Poplin, Jack K. & Mitchell, Gerald B.
Description: Abstract: "The investigation reported herein describes surface and subsurface horizontal and vertical control, sampling, testing, laboratory testing, and analyses performed to determine the stability of a rock fill over fat clay deposits (South Fill) bordering the Hudson River at the West Point Military Academy, West Point, New York. The South Fill area in its present configuration was found to be stable and should remain stable provided use is limited to parking, athletic fields, and recreational areas. The report contains documentation of data collected since the monitoring program began in 1961."
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Nondestructive Vibratory Testing and Evaluation Procedure for Military Roads and Streets

Nondestructive Vibratory Testing and Evaluation Procedure for Military Roads and Streets

Date: July 1984
Creator: Coleman, David M.
Description: This report describes a procedure for the nondestructive evaluation of military roads and streets, performed with the Road Rater 2008 (an electrohydraulic vibrator which measures the load-deflection response of pavements). "[It] also describes the testing equipment, testing techniques, data reduction procedures, and computational methodology used in developing the evaluation procedures. Detailed examples are presented in the Appendices to guide the users through the evaluation procedures for both flexible (AC) and rigid (PCC) highway pavements. An operator's guide describing the day-to-day maintenance and operation of the NODET is presented in Appendix C" (abstract, para. 2).
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State-of-the-Art for Assessing Earthquake Hazards in the United States, Report 25: Parameters for Specifying Intensity-Related Earthquake Ground Motions

State-of-the-Art for Assessing Earthquake Hazards in the United States, Report 25: Parameters for Specifying Intensity-Related Earthquake Ground Motions

Date: September 1987
Creator: Krinitzsky, E. L. & Chang, Frank K.
Description: Abstract: "A set of 12 charts are presented that relate Modified Mercalli intensity units to peak horizontal acceleration, velocity and duration for near field and far field locations, hard and soft sites, and sizes of earthquakes. Also shown is the mean, mean plus one standard deviation, mean plus two standard deviations, and the highest observed values. Ratios are provided of vertical to horizontal motions and predominant periods. These charts are for use with known fault sources and for floating earthquakes in zones where there are no identifiable causative faults. The procedure provides parameters for shaping time histories to be used for dynamic analyses."
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Deterioration and Repair of Concrete in the Lower Monumental Navigation Lock Wall

Deterioration and Repair of Concrete in the Lower Monumental Navigation Lock Wall

Date: June 1981
Creator: Schrader, Ernest K.
Description: "This report discusses surface deterioration and repairs of concrete in the Lower Monumental Lock on the Snake River in Washington. It includes discussion of laboratory studies, testing, construction, and field evaluation of the original concrete and of the various cementitious coatings used for repairs" (p. i).
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A Study of Sand Waves in the Panama City, Florida, Entrance Channel

A Study of Sand Waves in the Panama City, Florida, Entrance Channel

Date: July 1989
Creator: Lillycrop, W. Jeff; Rosati, Julie Dean & McGehee, David D.
Description: Report describing a study of the entrance channel to St. Andrew Bay, near Panama City, Florida, which is subject to the formation of large sand waves. It was intended to determine the extent of the problem and to review possible alternatives for addressing it.
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Weir Jetty Performance: Hydraulic and Sedimentary Considerations: Hydraulic Model Investigation

Weir Jetty Performance: Hydraulic and Sedimentary Considerations: Hydraulic Model Investigation

Date: March 1983
Creator: Seabergh, William C.
Description: Final report regarding studies of weir jetties as an alternative for jetty design at tidal inlets. "The hydraulic model investigation was performed to study important design parameters for a weir jetty system including weir length, elevation, orientation with respect to the shoreline and the conventional portion of the jetty structure, tidal currents over the weir section, flow patterns in the vicinity of the weir section, sediment movement over the weir and effects of the weir jetty on accretion, and erosion upcoast of the jetty system" (abstract, para. 2).
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Mission Bay Harbor, California, Design for Wave and Surge Protection and Flood Control: Hydraulic Model Investigation

Mission Bay Harbor, California, Design for Wave and Surge Protection and Flood Control: Hydraulic Model Investigation

Date: June 1983
Creator: Curren, Charles R.
Description: Partial abstract: A 1:100-scale (undistorted) hydraulic model, reproducing Mission Bay Harbor, approximately 3 miles of shoreline, and sufficient offshore area to permit generation of the required test waves, was used to investigate the arrangement and design of proposed structures for (a) improving hazardous entrance conditions, (b) reducing surge inside the harbor, and (c) eliminating potential flood hazards. The original proposal for harbor improvement consisted of a 2,200-ft-long offshore breakwater. The proposed structures for river flood control consisted of (a) a 1,200-ft-long weir in the middle jetty, (b) various south jetty extensions, and (c) diversion dikes on the middle jetty.
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