BMT Oceanica, a marine and coastal environment specialist, has won the tender to be the sole consultant delivering the Town of Cottesloe’s (ToC) project ‘Coastal Monitoring to Improve the Understanding of Long-Term Coastal Change’.
The project will develop an ongoing coastal monitoring program that will initially involve the collection of remote imagery at the coastline and twice-yearly beach profile surveys.
This will assist in formulating a better understanding of coastal change, informing future decision making regarding the management of the coastline and facilitating improved planning for future coastal protection and adaptation work.
BMT’s scope of work covers a review of existing information on local coastal dynamics; design and implementation of remote imagery monitoring and analysis of remote imagery, together with the beach profile data collected in-house.
The innovative, cost-effective monitoring regime involves the use of remote imagery units to capture still imagery of the beach every hour.