Building with Nature VIDEO: Coastal Protection

The most serious threat resulting from climate change in the North Sea Region coastal areas is the increasing flood and coastal erosion risk. The Interreg VB North Sea Region ‘Building with Nature’ project demonstrates solutions to this threat in which natural elements like wind, waves and tides are used.

The coastlines in the north sea region are prone to erosion, reducing the beaches that break the waves and form dunes.

Traditional civil engineering solutions like revetments often do not provide a sustainable long term solution to prevent coastal retreat. Besides that they disturb the connection between the beach and the dunes which is essential for the coastal ecosystem.

A Building with Nature solution for coastal erosion is to nourish the affected coast line with sand.

The sand is naturally redistributed along the shore by wind, waves and tides. This forms and preserves a beach and dune system that protects us against sea level rise and provides extra space for nature and recreation.

 

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2019 Western Dredging Association Gulf Coast Chapter Annual Meeting

The meeting will provide a forum for the exchange of information of interest to the dredging industry and its associates.

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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