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Gulf of Mexico
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LA - Construction Starts on 'Living Shoreline' Near New Orleans

Louisiana has begun construction of a $67 million project to create miles (kilometers) of oyster reefs to protect the shoreline in a New Orleans suburb.

International
Engineering

UK - Coastal defence: A new mitigation tool

Coastlines continue to be in jeopardy from climate change and ongoing residential and infrastructure development. Byrne Looby geotechnical engineer William O’Connor discusses a recent paper investigating persistent scattered interferometry as a coastal erosion monitoring tool.

Mid-Atlantic
Engineering

DE - With Delaware Bay Beach Nourishment Projects Complete, DNREC Now Works Toward Restoring Atlantic Coastline - State of Delaware News

Having recently completed beach nourishment projects in five Delaware Bay beach communities, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control today begins the next phase of restoring parts of Delaware’s coastline, including the beaches that experienced widespread erosion and damage from a May nor’easter.

Gulf of Mexico
Engineering

LA - Construction Starts on 'Living Shoreline' Near New Orleans

Louisiana has begun construction of a $67 million project to create miles of oyster reefs to protect the shoreline in a New Orleans suburb.

Northeast
Engineering

NJ - Parts of Jersey Shore beaches will be closed past Memorial Day after storm causes erosion

Beach erosion following last weekend’s fierce coastal storm has created additional headaches in several towns with Memorial Day weekend only two weeks away.

International
Engineering

IRL - Sea-level rise and 'storminess' threaten Ireland's sandy beaches - Up to 15% of the world’s beaches face ‘severe erosion’ by 2050

Sandy beaches, wide open spaces and the constant drama of the ever-shifting coastal landscape has long drawn throngs to the world’s coastlines, both as holidaymakers and as permanent residents.

International
Engineering

World - Extreme storms could help protect beaches from sea level rise, new study finds

Images in the wake of violent coastal storms usually focus purely on the extensive damage caused to beaches, dunes, property, and surrounding infrastructure.

Gulf of Mexico
Engineering

TX - Texas A&M-Corpus Christi center to study coastal resiliency

A new center at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi aims at researching how technology and data can help coastal communities like Corpus Christi respond in the wake of disasters.

Northeast
Engineering

NY - Feds Grant $800K to Counter Climate Change-Fueled Flooding in Canarsie

U.S. Rep Hakeem Jeffries announced Monday the allocation of $800,000 in funds from the most recent federal budget to construct a “tidal gate” along the Canarsie waterfront, which aims to further bolster the vulnerable waterfront nabe from the adverse effects of climate change.

Mid-Atlantic
Engineering

NC - DEQ accepting applications for $18 Million to restore beaches from coastal storm damage

RALEIGH, NC (WWAY) — The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is accepting project applications from local governments for coastal storm damage mitigation projects.

Northeast
Engineering

MD - Could summer beach vacations be impacted by coastal erosion?

Summer vacation season is fast approaching, but if you're going to the coast, there's a chance it could look different as eroding coastlines are impacting beach and bayfront towns.

International
Engineering

World - Dredging Up Problems - The Environmental Cost of Land Reclamation

Land — we cultivate it for food, mine it for resources, and build our homes upon it. We travel across it, wage wars over it, and even worship it. We spend nearly all of our time on it, and most of us are buried in it when we die. Sometimes, we even create it.

West Coast
Engineering

USA - The Biggest Potential Water Disaster in the United States

In California, millions of residents and thousands of farmers depend on the Bay-Delta for fresh water—but they can’t agree on how to protect it.

Northeast
Engineering

DE - Delaware beaches damaged by wind, waves during weekend storm

With only a few weeks until Memorial Day, erosion, scarfing and other damage is visible along many miles of Delaware’s oceanside beaches.

Southeast
Engineering

NC - Ocean overwash concerns return to the Outer Banks this week

A slow-moving area of low pressure off the Carolina coast has closed access to parts of the Outer Banks.

Mid-Atlantic
Engineering

NJ - Storm Carves 10-Foot Cliffs in Ortley Beach, Township to Repair Entrances

The Mothers’ Day nor’easter that whipped up waves and led to clouds, rain and high winds all weekend carved a significant chunk out of Ortley Beach’s oceanfront, creating sand “cliffs” and damaging some beach entrances. (A video of the “cliffs” appears above. A video of dune erosion appears below.)

Coastwide
Engineering

World - The Metals Company Success: Deep-Water Collector Vehicle Tested At Depth Of Almost 2,500 Meters

The Metals Company announced along with Allseas the successful results of a deep-water test of its polymetallic nodule collector vehicle in the Atlantic Ocean. The vehicle was tested at a depth of almost 2,500 meters.

Southeast
Engineering

NC - Beach nourishment along Outer Banks will be sustainable for 'foreseeable future'

On a cool March afternoon, Janie Baldi stands on her 2nd floor porch and peaks over rooftops to gaze at the ocean disappearing into the horizon. She proudly shares that her house was recently remodeled, complete with new blue and white exterior paint.

Gulf of Mexico
Engineering

LA - Work begins on Louisiana’s largest-ever marsh creation project

2,700 acre project near Lake Borne will move more than three Superdomes worth of mud

Southeast
Engineering

FL - New sand arrives onto Miami Beach

The Miami Beach Renourishment 2021 contract will nourish eroded shoreline along Miami-Dade County in the following locations: 64th Street, 55th Street, 46th Street, and 27th Street. The sand source for the project will be truck hauled to the project location.

Hawaii & Alaska
Engineering

HI - Biorock coral reef proposed for Keonenui Bay in Kahana

KAHANA — The Keonenui Bay Foundation, a 501(c)(3) corporation, is proposing construction of a live barrier coral reef in West Maui’s Keonenui Bay.