coastal engineering News

  • Marine and Coastal Civil Engineering 2016

    This week the Marine & Coastal Civil Engineering Exhibition takes place at the Excel Centre in London, UK, from 12-13 October. Marine & Coastal Civil Engineering 2016 is the UK's leading event in presenting global solutions and innovative concepts to professionals working in hard engineering, coastal and river management, subsea engineering and flood risk authorities. The ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • LiDAR monitoring coastal erosion

    Subject to intense meteorological events, including windstorms and heavy waves, Corsica has seen significant erosion of its coastline in the past 25 years and a decline in the surface area occupied by seagrass beds. Key to the success of this new initiative will be the Hawk Eye II scanning device, with its capability to capture precision data from both land and seabed terrain simultaneously, in ...

  • Technology partnership to provide vital new information to coastal engineers

    The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has entered into a two year Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Marlan Maritime Technologies Ltd to develop innovative remote sensing services for the survey of intertidal zones. The partnership builds on the existing collaborative R&D between Marlan, the NOC and the University of Liverpool which included a successful ERDF-funded collaboration as ...

  • Coastal structures change marine ecosystems

    The urbanisation of coastal areas and introduction of man-made structures, such as jetties and seawalls, are changing marine environments. A new analysis highlights the impacts of these changes on marine plants and animals and suggests options to manage the detrimental effects. Many of the world's largest cities are in coastal zones and more than 75 per cent of people are expected to live within ...

  • Laser Safety Training from Coastal

    Virginia Beach, VA – Coastal Training Technologies announces the release of a new training program on the safe use of lasers in the workplace.Laser Safety: The Blink Of An Eye covers safe work practices, the various industrial and construction uses for lasers, the hazards lasers pose and the damage they can do if not used properly. This new program is based on the current American National ...

  • Predicting sediment flow in coastal vegetation

    Original story at MIT News Seagrass, kelp beds, mangroves, and other aquatic vegetation are often considered “ecosystem engineers” for their ability to essentially create their own habitats: ...

  • Coastal Energy Announces Operations Update

    HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 07/12/10 -- Coastal Energy Company (the "Company" or "Coastal") (TSX-V: CEN) (AIM: CEO), an independent exploration and production company with assets in Thailand, announces an update of its operations in the Gulf of Thailand. Bua Ban The Bua Ban A-01, A-02 and A-05 wells have been completed using electric submersible pumps ("ESPs") and tied ...


    By Marketwire

  • Coastal Energy Announces Operations Update

    HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 08/16/10 -- Coastal Energy Company (the "Company" or "Coastal") (TSX-V: CEN) (AIM: CEO), an independent exploration and production company with assets in Thailand, announces an update of its operations in the Gulf of Thailand. The Bua Ban A-06 well was drilled to a total depth of 7,584 feet TVD and encountered approximately 40 feet of net pay with 17.5% porosity ...


    By Marketwire

  • Innovyze President Dr. Paul F. Boulos joins board of trustees of academy of coastal, ocean, port & navigation engineers

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of wet infrastructure modeling and simulation software and technologies, today announced that its president and chief operating officer, Paul F. Boulos, Ph.D., BCEEM, Hon.D.WRE, Dist.D.NE, F.ASCE, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the Academy of Coastal, Ocean, Port & Navigation Engineers (ACOPNE) of the American Society of Civil Engineers ...


    By Innovyze

  • Innovyze President Dr. Paul F. Boulos Reelected to Board of Trustees of Academy of Coastal, Ocean, Port & Navigation Engineers

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that its president, chief operating officer and chief innovation officer, Paul F. Boulos, Ph.D., BCEEM, Hon.D.WRE, Dist.D.NE, Dist.M.ASCE, NAE, has been reelected for a three-year term to the Board of Trustees of the Academy of Coastal, Ocean, Port & Navigation ...


    By Innovyze

  • Oil companies frack in coastal waters off Calif.

    Companies prospecting for oil off California's coast have used hydraulic fracturing on at least a dozen occasions to force open cracks beneath the seabed, and now regulators are investigating whether the practice should require a separate permit and be subject to stricter environmental review. While debate has raged over fracking on land, prompting efforts to ban or severely restrict it, offshore ...


    By Associated Press

  • Mangroves reduce coastal damage from tropical storms

    Mangroves can help protect coastal communities by reducing the height and power of waves generated by storms, and by reducing coastal flooding during tropical cyclones, ...


    By Wetlands International

  • Tywyn celebrates £7.6M Atkins-designed coastal defences

    The Atkins-designed Tywyn Coastal Defence Scheme has been formally opened by Jane Davidson AM, Welsh Assembly Government minister for environment, sustainability and housing. The £7.6M scheme provides protection along the 1.8km coastal frontage of the North Wales town of Tywyn, where more than 70 properties had been at risk of flooding, particularly during stormy weather. Rob Morgan, ...


    By Atkins

  • National Coastal Protection Conference Coming to Southern California

    With the devastating impacts of rising sea levels increasingly evident, authorities from around the country will meet in Anaheim, CA this August for a highly focused symposium on protecting our shoreline infrastructure from the potential devastation of the rising tides. Procedures for evaluating sea level change, the unforeseen consequences of coastal flooding, impact ...


  • Heatwave Means Poor Air Quality Expected for Southern Coastal New England and Coastal Maine on Tuesday, June 25

    Poor air quality, due to ground-level ozone, is expected for coastal Connecticut, Rhode Island, southeastern Massachusetts, including the Cape and Islands, and coastal Maine from Acadia National Park southward on Tuesday. EPA and the New England states provide daily air quality forecasts at www.epa.gov/ne/aqi. Please check the web site for updates. “We predict ...

  • Woods Hole group hired to review Palm Beach coastal protection plan

    Woods Hole Group, Inc., an international environmental, scientific, and engineering consulting organization based on Cape Cod, has been awarded a contract to review the Coastal Protection Plan for the Town of Palm Beach, Florida. The Palm Beach Town Council unanimously voted to hire Woods Hole Group to do a thorough review of the town’s long-term Coastal Protection Program, and to provide ...


    By Woods Hole Group

  • Steve Mathies named executive director of Louisiana office of coastal protection and restoration

    CH2M HILL, a global full-service engineering, procurement, construction, and operations firm, bids vice president and Louisiana area manager Steve Mathies all the best as he leaves the firm this month to join the Louisiana Governor’s Office of Coastal Protection and Restoration as Executive Director. Mathies, who has been with CH2M HILL eight years, was chosen by the Bobby Jindal administration ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Rising sea levels threaten Ghana`s coastal communities

    Ghana will experience increased flooding brought on by rising sea levels caused by global warming, a modelling study has predicted. The study, published in Remote Sensing last month (7 September), says that about 650,000 people and almost 1,000 buildings in the three communities in the Dansoman area of ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • EPA moves to protect Hilo’s coastal waters from leaks at sewage facility

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued an order requiring the County of Hawaii to repair the Hilo Wastewater Treatment Plant’s ocean outfall pipe. The pipe is leaking treated wastewater close to shore, posing a potential risk to the marine environment and public health. To comply with the federal Clean Water Act, the County needs to correct discharge permit violations ...

  • Coastal Energy Announces Results of First Three Bua Ban Development Wells

    HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 06/21/10 -- Coastal Energy Company (the "Company" or "Coastal") (TSX-V: CEN) (AIM: CEO), an independent exploration and production company with assets in Thailand, announces the log results of the Bua Ban A-01, A-02 and A-05 development wells in the Gulf of Thailand. The Bua Ban A-01 well was drilled to a total depth of 7,725 feet true vertical depth (TVD). The ...


    By Marketwire

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