Coastal Engineer's Report Post-Florence
Coastal Engineer Chris Gibson offers his perspective
On this episode of the Local Control podcast, Peter A. Ravella is joined by Chris Gibson, President of TI Coastal Services, a leading coastal engineering firm for Carolina beach communities. A continuation of ASPN's series on the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, Peter and Chris discuss the storm's impacts from a coastal engineering perspective. Subjects discussed: Chris's experience during Florence compared to past storms, storm related erosion rates and sand loss volumes, designing beach restoration projects on Topsail Island, the costs of and funding for rebuilding NC's beaches, coordinating local, state, and federal investments in the beach, and more.