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Dr. Robert Khayat, Ole Miss Chancellor Emeritus: Infrastructure improvement cannot be delayed if we are to continue as a vital nation

Dr. Robert Khayat, Chancellor Emeritus of The University of Mississippi (Ole Miss): Infrastructure improvement cannot be delayed if we are to continue as a vital nation….(from Book Foreword).    Continue reading Dr. Robert Khayat, Ole Miss Chancellor Emeritus: Infrastructure improvement cannot be delayed if we are to continue as a vital nation

Bangkok 2011 Flood Damage Assessment Using 1-m Satellite Imagery: AIT Campus Infrastructure Assets

Bangkok 2011 Flood Damage Assessment Using Pre-flood and Post-flood 1-m Satellite Imagery Scenes: Imagery-based Inventory Map of AIT Campus Infrastructure Assets, Post-flood Geospatial Mapping, and Flood Defense Strategy. Continue reading Bangkok 2011 Flood Damage Assessment Using 1-m Satellite Imagery: AIT Campus Infrastructure Assets

Anniversary Post: Geospatial Students’ Projects on Sustainability Practices

Anniversary Post: Geospatial Students’ Projects on Sustainability Practices, Infrastructure Asset Management, and Disasters Impacts. Continue reading Anniversary Post: Geospatial Students’ Projects on Sustainability Practices

Sustainable Infrastructure Project Evaluation Using Life Cycle Economic Analysis: Guest Post 21

Evaluating Sustainability Practices, Products, Materials : video report by a journalism student at the University of Mississippi. Also, featured on Planet Forward web site. Continue reading Sustainable Infrastructure Project Evaluation Using Life Cycle Economic Analysis: Guest Post 21

Infrastructure Management: PEDD Pavement Evaluation Technology for Roads and Airports

PEDD Pavement Evaluation Software for Roads and Airports: Timely infrastructure maintenance management requires nondestructive evaluation (NDE) for structural integrity assessment. This is explained in the following video interview of Dr. Waheed Uddin for road pavement assets (video credit: Omar Uddin, UVision).

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Spain: “Vitoria-Gasteiz Named The Most Green City 2012” Madrid Implements Sustainable Transportation Strategies by Replacing Asphalt and Concrete With Greenery

Spain Progressing To a Sustainable Future: “Vitoria-Gasteiz Named The Most Green City 2012.” Madrid Implements Sustainable Transportation Strategies by Replacing Asphalt and Concrete With Greenery. Continue reading Spain: “Vitoria-Gasteiz Named The Most Green City 2012” Madrid Implements Sustainable Transportation Strategies by Replacing Asphalt and Concrete With Greenery

Slow Responses and Lack of Preparedness to Protect Communities and Lifeline Infrastructure Assets from Extreme Floods

Observations on Government’s Slow Responses and Lack of Preparedness to Protect Communities and Lifeline Infrastructure Assets from Extreme Flood Events of 2011 as of September 20, 2011: Continue reading Slow Responses and Lack of Preparedness to Protect Communities and Lifeline Infrastructure Assets from Extreme Floods

Guest Posts on Disasters, Sustainability, and Climate Change Impacts

For several years I have been offering a 3 credit hour senior/graduate level geospatial course at the university of Mississippi, USA. During the course lectures I have motivated the students to conduct geospatial and GIS term projects on current sustainability challenges facing the nation. Continue reading Guest Posts on Disasters, Sustainability, and Climate Change Impacts