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History of the South Atlantic Division (SAD) U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1945-2011 - Tenn-Tom, Panama Canal, Space Race, NASA Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Hurricane Damage, Desert Shield
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,730. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Atlantic Division was formally established in 1929 with headquarters in Richmond, Virginia, but Corps of Engineers service to the southeastern United States extends back to the founding of the nation. This history covers the modern period, from the end of World War II to the end of 2010.
Designing the Bayous: The Control of Water in the Atchafalaya Basin - 1800-1995, Mississippi River Flood Control, Battle Over Floodways, Environmental Activists, Early Efforts, Louisiana Style
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 203,240. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Flood Control
This history tells the complicated, but fascinating story of how local, state, and federal agencies have attempted to reconcile conflicting visions for the Atchafalaya basin. In so doing, he illuminates the interaction of politics, technology, and environment.
Wonen op water
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: Dutch. Published: October 7, 2013 by e-Publikant. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Flood Control
Laat al je vooroordelen over wonen maar varen. Steden die in water drijven, kunststofpaleisjes en zelfverzorgende huizen worden volgens sommigen de toekomst. Nederland heeft weer een missie: droge voeten houden en tegelijkertijd steenrijk worden dankzij de technologie van het wonen op water.
Venetië
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: Dutch. Published: July 15, 2013 by e-Publikant. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Flood Control
Van carnaval tot waterkering. Wetenschapsjournalist Django Mathijsen duikt in de geschiedenis en toekomst van Venetië. Kunnen waterkeringen de stad van de ondergang redden?