Commentary on flood abatement using geosynthetics

August 1st, 2019

By Robert M. and George R. Koerner Figure 1a: Geosynthetic reinforced steep soil slopes (courtesy W. Hsieh On Sept. 8, 1900, a Category 4 hurricane struck Galveston, Texas, which is situated on the Gulf of Mexico about 8 feet (2.4 m) above sea level. The storm created a 15-foot (4.6-m) storm surge, killing 8,000 to […]

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