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...

San Francisco Prepares for Sea-Level Rise on Several Fronts

Under the Sea

Urban Areas Show Progress in Reducing Nutrient Loads to U.S. Coastal Waters, Study Says

Adapting Cities to Sea Level Rise: Green and Gray Strategies, by Stefan Al. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2018

NOAA Projects Rising Sea Levels along U.S. Coasts

The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World, By Jeff Goodell. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2017

A vertical city anchored to the seabed in coastal waters and capable of supporting as many as 25,000 people without the aid of outside energy sources has been designed by Luca Curci Architects, based in Bari, Italy...

Glaciers: The Politics of Ice, By Jorge Daniel Taillant. New York City: Oxford University Press, 2015

National Park Service Assesses Threat to Coastal Facilities from Sea Level Rise

Screw Piles and Helical Anchors: 180 Years of Use in Geotechnical Engineering
Since 1836, screw piles and screw cylinders have been used successfully throughout the world to support a variety of large-scale, civil engineering structures. Their development and use...

Stantec Will Lead Arctic Ecosystem Study in Beaufort Sea

Trapped under the Sea: One Engineering Marvel, Five Men, and a Disaster Ten Miles into the Darkness By Neil Swidey. New York City: Crown Publishers, 2014

Located 3,000 m above sea level and overlooking a 500 m deep glacial gorge, Europe's highest suspension bridge opened late last year at Mount Titlis, near Engelberg, in the Swiss Alps...

The Sea Tree, proposed by the architecture firm Waterstudio.NL, of Rijswijk, the Netherlands, is a floating structure that can be anchored in the harbors of large cities or in rivers, lakes, and other offshore sites...

NewsBriefs: Artwork Shines Spotlight on Sea Level Rise (www.bbc.co.uk)

NewsBriefs: Understanding Sea Urchin Spines May Lead to Stronger Building Materials (BBC News)

Quantifying Regional Risk Profiles Attributable to Sea Level Rise

Sea Level Changes Results from the IPCC 2007 Report and Subsequent Results

Is the Rate of Sea Level Rise Increasing? An Analysis Based on U.S. Tide Gauges

 

 

 

 

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