Innovative Use of a Groin Structure: Saving Cost, Shortening the Schedule, and Minimizing Impacts
Almost any type of construction activity can pose a shock to the surrounding environment and habitat. Obviously, the extent of the impact will depend on the location of the project and...

Coastal Protection Efforts to Benefit From Research Network, 'Living Shoreline' Database

Characteristics and Implications of Relict Carbonate Paleoshorelines
Throughout the Florida-Bahamas region, the accumulation of coastal carbonate deposits, excepting the present highstand, appears to be episodic. Back through time these deposits provide...

Application of Multibeam Echo Sounding and Side Scan Sonar for Mapping of Shoreline Protection Revetments
The use of multibeam survey methodology coupled with high precision positioning systems for the mapping of shoreline protection features and the adjacent offshore areas allows development...

Shoring Up Coastal Engineering
Half of Americans live within 50 mi (80 km) of the coast, although it is becoming increasingly risky and expensive to do so. The importance of ports to the global economy coincides with...

Sedimental Journey
A numerical shoreline evolution model was used to examine the shoreline changes associated with the release of 2.3 million m³ of beach-quality sediment from behind Matilija Dam in Ventura...

Coastal Benefits and Impacts of Dismantling Matilija Dam
A numerical shoreline evolution model was used to examine the shoreline changes associated with the release of 2.3 million cubic meters of beach quality sediment from behind Matilija Dam....

Monotonicity Preserving Model for Free-Surface Flow with Sharp Density Fronts

A Study of the Stability of the Elms Cliffs on the Chesapeake Bay
The Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries form one of the most prized natural treasures of the United States. Although parts of the Bay's shoreline have been subjected to pollution, overdevelopment...

Technology in Support of Policy: The Sandag Regional Beach Monitoring Program
This paper describes a regional beach monitoring program conducted in San Diego County, California, by the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG). Initiated in 1996, the program...

Back from the Brink
The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, the tallest brick lighthouse in the United States, has been moved to prevent it from toppling into the sea as a result of coastal erosion. Engineers from...

Artificial Reef to Benefit Surfing, Protect Shoreline

Safe Passage
Past studies have indicated that the existing juvenile fish bypass system at the second powerhouse located at the Corps of Engineers' Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River...

Coastal Impacts of the Pensacola Pass Entrance, Florida, U.S.A.

Storm Impacts and Shoreline Recovery in Southeastern North Carolina: Role of the Geologic Framework

Critical Approach of Dune Eolian Deposits Quantification

Erosion Control at the Entrance to Willapa Bay, Washington

The Circulation over a Longshore Bar with Rip Channels

Nearshore Profile Change and Its Impact on Rates of Shoreline Recession

Inlet Impacts and Families of Solutions for Inlet Sediment Budgets

 

 

 

 

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