A Case Study in Failure

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					A Case Study in Failure
Margaret Loftus
ASEE Prism; Nov 2008; 18, 3; Docstoc
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Description: Some levees had sunk as much as two feet in places, says Werner Loehlein, an adjunct civil engineering professor at the University of Pittsburgh who works for the Army Corps of Engineers. The Big Picture For Alex Mayer, the director of the Center for Water and Society at Michigan Technological University in Houghton, Mich., Katrina is a perfect example of the ways in which water impacts society and vice versa, from the formation of deltas to soil mechanics to climate change.
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