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View Resource World Wide Web Pages for Dam Design

This site is a very informative and well presented resource for dam design, primarily intended to give undergraduates or anyone interested in the subject a solid introduction to the basic concepts. Maintained at the University of Durham in Britain, there are many sections that provide a good overview of the many processes involved in building a dam. Many different types of dams are described in...
View Resource NOVA: Sinking City of Venice

First aired on November 19, 2002, the Sinking City of Venice is a fascinating episode of the NOVA television series that focuses on the threat of rising tide levels for the exposed Italian city. Venice has many historical treasures and centuries-old architecture, which is forcing the government to turn to engineers for possible solutions to safeguard the city. A very ambitious proposal that is...
View Resource The Dutch adopt a seemingly contrarian strategy for dealing with rising sea levels

We'd like 250,000 of these, please,,2244258,00.html Delta Historic maps of the Netherlands American Experience: Hoover Dam China Three Gorges...