Years of Planning for the South San Francisco Bay Shoreline Project: Now It’s Time to Build! Rapidly but Gently!
When a complicated project is completed, and you ask the engineers, "What was the most challenging part of this project?" a couple of difficulties usually come to mind. We’ve all heard war stories from...

Design of Shoreline Protection Measures : The Importance of Geotechnical Engineering in Waterfront Design
Over the past decade, there’s been an increased realization of the need to better protect our shorelines, particularly in urban environments along coastlines that have already been impacted by storm surge...

Site Constraints Complicate a Bulkhead Replacement: It Takes a Team to Overcome the Challenges
North American Aggregates (NAA), a leading supplier of aggregates in the New York area, recently constructed a new processing facility in Perth Amboy, NJ. One of the final components of the new facility...

Engineering: An Illustrated History from Ancient Craft to Modern Technology, Edited by Tom Jackson. New York City: Shelter Harbor Press, 2016

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...

The Last Beach, By Orrin H. Pilkey and J. Andrew G. Cooper. Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press, 2014

The Brown Agenda: My Mission to Clean Up the World's Most Life-Threatening Pollution, By Richard Fuller. Solana Beach, California: Santa Monica Press, 2015

Seawalls, Seacliffs, Beachrock: What Beach Effects? Part 3

Diffraction of Waves by Semi-Infinite Breakwater

Amphibian Tractors in the Surf

Hovering Breakwater

Floating Breakwater for Reservoir Marinas

Wind-Generated Wave Diffraction by Breakwater Gap

Keynote Address: Some Notes on Beach Nourishment

Longshore Transport of Sand and Beach Nourishment

Dade County, Florida, Beach Nourishment and Hurricane Surge Protection Project

Artificial Beach Construction with Sand/Gravel Made by Crushing Rock

Beach Profile Surveys along the U.S. Pacific Coast: 1945-1947

Seawalls, Seacliffs, Beachrock: What Beach Effects? Part 1

Seawalls, Seacliffs, Beachrock: What Beach Effects? Part 2

 

 

 

 

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