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Multi-Failure Mode Risk Assessment of the Houston/Galveston Bridge System to Hurricane Threats
This research implements the first Houston/Galveston area hurricane risk assessment of bridges for multiple failure modes: bridge deck uplift and bridge scour. Due to recent hurricane damage of bridges, emergency managers ...
The use of a distributed hydrologic model to evaluate the location of development and flood control reservoirs
The Little Cypress Creek watershed remains one of the least developed areas in Houston. A Vflo™ physically-based, distributed hydrologic model is used to predict the effects of future development within the watershed. Model ...
Mitigating seismic risk in developing countries: A case study on the 2005 Kashmir earthquake
The increase in awareness and understanding of earthquakes has encouraged the development of culturally appropriate risk mitigation strategies that aim to build community resilience in preparation for the next natural ...