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As a lay person, it is a common perception that data and communication signals travel through multiple satellite systems orbiting around the earth. However, this is a grave misconception. As one writer puts it, “but that the communication signals themselves are then broken into bits of data, which then ply the ocean depths at the speed of light via unseen cables, is hard to imagine.”
B.C. needs to upgrade hundreds of kilometres of dikes, mostly in the Lower Mainland
Dare County has received bids for the Avon and Buxton beach nourishment projects from Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co., Manson Construction and Weeks Marine.
With the Fire Island to Montauk Point Project of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to be restarted in 2023 — what Kevin McAllister, president of Defend H20, describes as dumping sand along the 83 miles of the Suffolk County oceanfront — it would be instructive to consider the situation in another region.
Five years after the 2016 flood devastated much of Livingston Parish, the local government had finally emerged from the mire of red tape and federal funding challenges to finish cleaning 400 miles of waterways across the region.
$2 billion Mid-Barataria project expected to result in net elevation gain in first century
One of the largest wetland restoration projects in Marin County and San Francisco Bay reached a milestone with the completion of a $20 million, 2-mile-long levee just east of the Bel Marin Keys.
SOUTHEASTERN N.C. — For the beach towns in New Hanover County, the most significant expenditures in the state budget relate to beach renourishment. The compromise budget, signed by Gov. Roy Cooper last week, followed months of negotiations between his office and the General Assembly and was the last one passed this year in the country.
The Surfrider Foundation Australia organised a protest against the seawall that is being erected between Narrabeen and Collaroy.
This funding is provided as a special one-time designation, as part of the 2021-2022 NC State Budget, and will become effective immediately upon signing by Gov. Cooper.
The Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency (LMCR) Project is an integrated coastal protection initiative aimed at reducing flood risk due to coastal storms and sea level rise in Lower Manhattan. The LMCR Project area spans the Lower Manhattan coast and seeks to increase resiliency while preserving access to the waterfront and integrating with public space.
A Massachusetts-based developer floated preliminary plans to repurpose the former Dow Chemical plant as a hub for its dredging business in Connecticut and New York, and to expand the dock on the site to potentially support ancillary work for offshore wind development out of New London.
The Prefecture of Central Macedonia on Monday announced plans for the redesign of Thessaloniki’s shoreline, plans that include botanical gardens and swimming pools in the sea.
Coastal Planning & Engineering Professor Nigel Pontee recently led the production of a report for the UK Environment Agency which will inform future assessment of coastal squeeze and the requirement for the creation of compensatory habitat.
Lakeview Generating Station was once a coal plant in Mississauga, a suburb of Toronto. But now, developers are reimagining it to become a mixed-use, lakefront village, where residents can walk or bike anywhere within the site in just 15 minutes.
He hasn’t popped the champagne cork yet, but Dr. Roland Samimy might be putting a bottle on ice.
The state of Hawaii will receive more than $2 million in federal funding to support coastal resilience projects and protect communities from flooding across the Islands, congressional officials announced Friday.
$800 million coastal land-building project downsized from 47 to 31 square miles
MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed work on a $339 million reservoir constructed to cleanse water runoff before it flows into a troubled Florida river.
That’s a wrap. The third beach replenishment project at Babe’s Beach, west of 61st Street, is complete and crews are mobilizing off the site. More than 600,000 cubic yards of sand have been placed along the stretch of beach that came into existence just six years ago.
Reinforcing their sophisticated sand dune strategy to protect Key Biscayne’s shoreline, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials Wednesday presented their management study at a pair of virtual open house meetings to discuss the next 50-year protection plan.
The Editorial Board strongly supports moving forward with the Galveston Bay barrier study so that critical questions can be answered.
Architects have already begun building ‘mini islands’ and water-detaining canals in coastal cities such as New York, Seattle, and Miami
The town realizes that climate change and sea level rise are very real problems, a member of Bay Head's environmental commission said
Two new studies led by former Tulane University doctoral students show the likely benefits of land building by river diversions, despite these deposits initially causing rapid subsidence in coastal Louisiana.