Pointe Mouillee: a 4600-acre Multiple Purpose Habitat Constructed and Restored in Western Lake Erie, USA
Pointe Mouille, part of a Michigan Wildlife Management Area, is the site of a major restoration project funded and constructed in the late 1970's by the US Army Corps of Engineers and...

Wetland Assessment and Management Using a GIS Approach
Bloodsworth Island, in the Chesapeake Bay, is an important waterfowl and waterbird habitat comprising a large area of wetlands and one small upland ridge. it is experiencing rapid, but...

The Magdalen Islands, Gulf of Saint Lawrence
The Magdalen Islands constitute the largest barrier-island system in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence. They represent 435 km of coasts at the 1:50 000 scale, two-thirds of which are sandy and...

The Dynamic Geomorphology of Yangpu Bay, Hainan Island, China
Yangpu Bay is located in the northwest of Hainan Island. It consists of Yangpu Bay (outer bay) and Xinying Bay (inner bay). During 1983-1989, we carried out a series of research into the...

Modification and Layout of the Galveston Island Groin Field for Retaining Sand on Beach
In the past hundred years or so, numerous groin fields have been constructed along the world's coastline. Many of these have little or no existing beach in the groin field. This paper...

Case History of Sherman Island Hydro Buttress Dam

Hydrodynamic Forces and Evolution of a Nearshore Berm at South Padre Island, Texas

Hampton, New Hampshire: Beach Nourishment Project
An ongoing program of beach nourishment at Hampton Beach, Hampton, New Hampshire is a success and has resulted in long term use of a recreational facility at one of the most popular resorts...

Beach Nourishment with Aragonite and Tuned Structures
The first full-scale use in the United States of imported aragonite sand for beach restoration was undertaken at Fisher Island, Florida, between December 1990 and April 1991. About 20,000...

Numerical Modeling of Proposed Kawaihae Harbor, HI
The Kawaihae shallow-draft harbor site is located on the northwest coast of the island of Hawaii, HI. An entrance channel, turning basin, and breakwater currently exist at the harbor site....

Investigation of Coastal Conditions at Oregon Inlet, NC for the Replacement of the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge
The Bonner Bridge across Oregon Inlet was constructed in 1962 and is approaching the end of its service life. Planning for a future crossing must consider natural inlet migration expected...

Design and Construction of Shinnecock Inlet, New York
Shinnecock Inlet is the easternmost of six coastal inlet which bracket the barrier island on the south shore of Long Island, New York. Through recent history, Shinnecock Inlet has exhibited...

Design of a Mechanical Refuse Barrier
In the summer of 1988, beachgoers flocking to the New Jersey shore for relief from unusually hot, hurried weather were stunned by the grisly spectacle of hospital debris, industrial and...

Case Study of an Offshore Horizontal Boring
A pipeline system was needed to transport natural gas from a discovery in Mobile Block 823 to Mobil's existing system inside Mobile Bay. Sand Island, a small barrier island off Dauphin...

Design Considerations for Small Artificial Islands in Franks Tract, California
Small, artificially-created islands may provide significant recreation and habitat benefits. Costs, however, can also be high. The initial dollar cost of creating an artificial island,...

New Seoul Metropolitan Airport
The New Seoul Metropolitan Airport (NSMA), to be built on a man-made island near Seoul, Korea, will have access to the city by bridge, rail, and dedicated freeway. When completed, NSMA...

Access Control to Projects Via Raised Islands
When addressing driveway maneuvers at a new development, alleged ailments Must be quantified before drafting a cure. If a problem is anticipated, alternative solutions should be investigated,...

Application of a Boundary Fitted Coordinate Mass Transport Model
A three-dimensional, boundary fitted coordinate, finite difference, mass transport model was applied to the Providence River in Upper Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island. The governing advection-diffusion...

Simulation of Three-Dimensional Hydrodynamics in Long Island Sound: Seasonal Timescale
The Mellor-Blumberg three-dimensional hydrodynamic model, as modified by National Ocean Service (NOS) of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for application to Long...

Simulation of Three-Dimensional Hydrodynamics in Long Island Sound: Annual Timescales
The Mellor-Blumberg three-dimensional hydrodynamic model in application to Long Island Sound includes time varying water level residual, sea surface temperature, river inflow, and wind...

 

 

 

 

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