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New Orleans’ levee system failure after Katrina has mistaken culprit

Posted by on May 27, 2015

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A Missouri University of Science and Technology professor has defined the elements that led to the flooding of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina and has established a clear sense of responsibility in the levee system’s failure.

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Researchers study ‘smart’ rocks use for detecting bridge damage

Posted by on July 1, 2014

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It’s hard to gauge how structurally sound a bridge is when its foundation is buried in a riverbed deep below the water’s surface. New “smart” rocks that are being developed by researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology will give engineers an accurate, easy and cost-effective tool to monitor a bridge’s foundation, in real time.

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Researcher warns: National Flood Insurance Program is under water

Posted by on May 13, 2010

America is emerging from a deep recession caused by financial messes on Wall Street, but Dr. J. David Rogers says the Federal Reserve is still being bankrupted by natural disasters.

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