Edmond Halley, F.R.S., Hydrologist Extraordinary
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June 1, 1970 EDMOND HALLEY (1656–1742) was a versatile genius, primarily known as a pioneer in astronomy, geophysics and mathematics. He was also interested in history, navigation, archaeology and civil engineering. He wrote poems in Latin and translated ancient works … Read More

Application of Risk Criteria in Coastal Engineering
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September 16, 1968 A design of any engineering structure may be said to be optimum when it can meet all the necessary requirements at a minimum possible cost. In all cases there is a probability, however slight (sometimes even incalculable … Read More

Hydrology during the Hellenic Civilization
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January 1, 1967 The pre-Hellenic civilizations, as discussed in a previous paper, grew up mainly on the banks of the three major river basins of the Nile, the Tigris- Euphrates, and the Indus. The Hellenic civilization started around 600 B.C. … Read More