Soil Sampling at Sword Beach in Normandy, France, 1943: How Geotechnical Engineering Influenced the D-Day Invasion
When the World paused last summer to remember the 75th anniversary of D-Day, many of us were gripped by stories, both heroic and horrific, told about the Allied invasion of Normandy’s beaches. One of these...

Basements On The Beach: Overcoming South Florida's Shoreline Excavation Challenges
The South Florida beachfront is awash with an ever-increasing number of high-rise condominiums. As land becomes scarcer and increasingly expensive, and building regulations change to require above-grade...

Amphibian Tractors in the Surf

Wave Transformation in Shoaling Water

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

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

Waimea River Mouth to Kekaha Beach, Kauai, Hawaii: Two Distinctive Natural Sands

Waikiki Beach, Oahu, Hawaii: History of Its Transformation from a Natural to an Urban Shore

Beach Replenishment for Amtrak's Niantic River Bridge Replacement

California's Efforts to Protect the Health of Beach Visitors

California's Beaches – Where the Tourists Are

Storm-Water Strategy
Water pollution laws are certainly nothing new, but increased public scrutiny, beach closures, and media coverage—particularly in Orange County, California—have placed new pressures on...

Design and Construction of the Pier J Breakwaters at the Port of Long Beach, California
Several different alternatives to mitigate surge activity were investigated. The most acceptable solution was a pair of new breakwaters that altered the basin geometry to change the basin...

Larger Foraminifers as Contributors to Carbonate Beach Sands
Larger foraminifers are locally significant contributors to tropical carbonate sediments, particularly in the Indo-Pacific region. The two major factors influencing foraminiferal production...

 

 

 

 

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