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Hurricane wind damage simulation using GIS (geographic information system)
(Texas Tech University, 2001-05)
Hurricanes are among the most powerful and dangerous natural phenomena. Every year in the United States, hurricanes are responsible for casualties and billions of dollars in property damage. Recently, researchers have been ...
The geology and geochemistry of Sierra de Cristo Rey and its inclusions, Dona Ana County, New Mexico
(Texas Tech University, 1989-05)
The plug-like Sierra de Cristo Rey intrusion represents some of the oldest magmatism (48 my) in the Tertiary Trans-Pecos magmatic province. It is located in the western portion of the Trans-Pecos province. The intrusion ...
Evaluation of groundwater quality in Castro, Dawson, and Terry Counties $c by Ajay Ramachandran.
(Texas Tech University, 2004-08)
Geomorphic interpretation of digital spot imagery: Hanaupah Canyon alluvial fan, Death Valley, California
(Texas Tech University, 1988-08)
Two essays on monetization of intellectual properities
Intellectual properties (IP), identified as intangible assets such as patents, trademarks, and copyrights have become one of the fundamental drivers of firm success. As they deliver long-term shareholder value and represent ...
Data-driven modeling and transportation data analytics
Data has become increasingly important in transportation research. Unfortunately, existing traffic models, though developed and practiced for decades, are not data driven and therefore inherently incapable of analyzing ...
An engineer’s guide for estimating 1-day, 100-year rainfall depths in Texas
The 1-day, 100-year depth-duration-frequency (DDF) for Texas is investigated by comparing historical estimates dating back to the early 1900s. For the first time ever, we define these historical estimates veracity using ...
Progressive ambition: What about the people?
Over the last several decades, scholars studying progressive ambition have almost exclusively directed their attention towards determining what factors contribute to politicians running for higher office. However, this ...
Exploring friendships in the workplace: Do gender and sexual orientation matter?
Friendships in the workplace have been shown to lead to greater job satisfaction and commitment to the job, but forming friendships in the workplace may be harder for some individuals than others. The purpose of this ...