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  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI) recently released a report on one of the largest single-issue environmental research programs in Australia that gained unprecedented access to industry dredging data. The findings from the five-year WAMSI Dredging Science Node (DSN), are contributing to increased confidence, timeliness and efficiency of the environmental approval and regulatory processes […]

  • 8 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI) is to release a synthesis of research report on one of the largest single-issue environmental science programs in Australia that gained unprecedented access to industry dredging data. The Dredging Science Node has been recognized by industry and government as a ground breaking step forward for environmental regulation. This […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Final planning is underway for the 2017 WAMSI Dredging Science Node Conference that will take place at the State Library of Western Australia in Perth (Wednesday 22nd – Thursday 23rd November 2017). The conference will share the results of the WAMSI dredging node, one of Australia’s largest and most successful single issue marine research programs in the […]

  • 18 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Troy University researchers have been awarded a two-year $519,853 grant from the NOAA RESTORE Science Program that will identify where living shorelines are the most appropriate erosion control solution to protect tidal shorelines at various sites along the Gulf of Mexico. Dr. Chris Boyd of TROY’s Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences is the lead investigator on the project, […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Results from a new dredging study in Western Australia’s Dampier Archipelago provide, for the first time, a framework for assessing likely impacts of dredging on coral populations, and for evaluating the timeframes and likelihood of population recovery from impacts. In April 2014 and March 2015 studies of coral populations were undertaken at Enderby and West […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first of the final reports to come from WAMSI’s Dredging Science Node have been published. It’s a major milestone in one of the largest single issue marine research programs in Australia that will vastly improve the planning and regulation of major dredging operations. Also, this month WAMSI will present the first Blueprint for Marine Science […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A consultation draft of the Research and information priorities for estuary management in southwest Western Australia report has been released by the WAMSI Estuaries Science Steering Group. The report presents a prioritization of the science and monitoring needs for southwest estuary management and has been prepared through consultation with estuary managers and researchers. The purpose […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    During the International Aquatic Sciences Meeting in Granada, Deltares will organize a session titled ‘The role of natural ecosystems in coastal protection: Mechanisms, quantification and application’. Several international experts will discuss to reveal the innovative ways that natural ecosystems can contribute to coastal protection.   On February 26th, Deltares will give two presentations: – Coastal […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    NOAA has issued a call for proposals under the first federal funding opportunity issued by the NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program, which supports research in the Gulf of Mexico on long-term sustainability of the ecosystem and its fisheries. The competition seeks proposals for timely and high-quality scientific results that may be used to inform science-based […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    When a river runs through it, there will be opinions aplenty on how to manage that river. And as emeritus geography professor Will Graf knows, science has a lot to offer when competing interests are entrenched in positions that might seem impossible to reconcile. Take the Savannah River. South Carolina and Georgia are engaged in […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The scientific focus on improving the health of the Great Barrier Reef took another leap forward today with the release of several important reports from the Queensland and Australian Governments. Commenting on the release of the Great Barrier Reef Strategic Assessment, Great Barrier Reef Program Reports and Great Barrier Reef Outlook Report 2014, Queensland Resources […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    When worldwide leader in integrated environmental services, EnGlobe Corp required highly sensitive photoionisation (PID) devices for the daily monitoring of potential hydrocarbon emissions during its demanding River Kishon dredging project in Israel, they chose two hand held Tiger volatile organic compound (VOC) detectors from Ion Science. The unique and complex project involves dredging approximately 500,000m³ […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) is keen to back scientific research and actions which improve the future of the Great Barrier Reef. NQBP said that the focus on the debate about dredging has taken necessary focus and investment away from the real issues impacting the Great Barrier Reef and action to preserve the Reef […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Experts from HR Wallingford are helping to organise a special estuary focused session at next year’s European Geosciences Union General Assembly in Vienna, Austria (27 April-2 May 2014). David Todd and Andy Manning are co-chairing the session, entitled “Advances in Physical Estuarine Processes” at EGU 2014. David Todd explains: “EGU is Europe’s largest geophysics conference […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Greensmps.org.au announced the Statement on the Environmental Protection Order issued to Clive Palmer’s Waratah Coal yesterday for not complying with its environmental duty at the China First coal mine project in the Galilee Basin. “It’s incredibly alarming to see a mining magnate with considerable weight in federal Parliament breaking state environmental law,” Senator Waters, Australian […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The peak representative body for Queensland’s minerals and energy exporters has acknowledged the federal and state governments for taking determined and balanced steps towards reviving investment and community confidence in one of the nation’s economic pillars. Welcoming release by the respective governments of strategic assessment reports into the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) Marine Park and […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CEDA announces that the leading dredging event WODCON XX opened its doors on June 3, 2013. Here are some lines from the eminent speakers at this prestigious event. “In the future, the dredging industry has a crucial and constructive role to play responding to many of the future challenges with regard to climate change. Likewise, […]

  • 18 February 2013

    The science panel tasked with providing independent and expert advice about the long term management of water quality in Gladstone Harbour has been appointed and is preparing to meet for the first time on 5 March. Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection Andrew Powell said the panel would provide open, transparent, independent peer-reviewed science to […]

  • 19 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Whangamata Bar is regarded as one of New Zealand’s premier surfing waves. The steep faced left hander breaks along an ebb-tidal delta at the entrance to Whangamata Harbour. The wave often produces long makeable barrels and high performance sections. The sand bar that sculpts these classic waves is at the centre of an ongoing […]

  • 12 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Gardline Geosciences Limited, specialists in the offshore geotechnical and geophysical market, and Canyon Offshore Ltd, specialists in subsea robotics, trenching and seabed intervention, announced a 3-year strategic alliance to provide seabed drilling, sampling and in-situ services to complement Gardline’s existing capability in the offshore site investigation market. Eric Zon, Managing Director of Gardline Geosciences stated: […]

  • 23 July 2012

    Environment and Heritage Protection Minister, Andrew Powell today put out a call to Australia’s leading scientists to chair the Gladstone Healthy Harbour Science Panel. The establishment of the panel follow’s Premier Campbell Newman’s announcement of the formation of the Gladstone Harbour Healthy Harbour Partnership earlier this year. Mr Powell said the Government was looking for […]

  • 9 November 2011

    Cagayan Governor Alvaro Antonio has asked the University of the Philippines-Marine Science Institute to assess the effect of dredging the m… By Jessica M. Bacud (manilastandardtoday) [mappress] Source: manilastandardtoday, November 9, 2011

  • 28 October 2011

    The provincial government of Cagayan has commissioned the University of the Philippines- Marine Science Institute to conduct a study on dred… By Oliver T. Baccay (pia) [mappress] Source: pia, October 28, 2011

  • 13 May 2011

    A prominent marine science administrator will chair a reference group to oversee and monitor dredging needed to expand Albany’s port. Dr Ber… (albanyweekender) [mappress] Source: albanyweekender, May 13, 2011;

  • 20 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s House Appropriations Committee has approved House Bill No. 2, the state’s Capital Outlay bill, the Restore the Mississippi River Delta reports.  The bill annually provides the funds for constructing projects across the state, projects that are needed more than ever because they provide jobs and stimulus to local economies. An amendment was added in […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS), Office for Coastal Management (OCM) and Quantum Spatial, Inc have developed a new tool that will reduce dredging impacts to essential fish habitat. The team developed a cutting-edge decision-support tool, ShoalMATE, to guide wise use and dredging of offshore sand shoals. To enhance coastal resilience, scientists and […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    KS Associates, Inc., an Ohio-based Coastal/Transportation engineering firm, has just announced that Christopher M. Day, P.E., is now a new member of the firm serving as a Project Manager at their Coastal Engineering Group. The Group provides engineering solutions for all types of waterfront and water-related infrastructure, helping clients plan, design, and manage the construction […]

  • 1 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Results from the culmination of five-years of groundbreaking research to understand how dredging and sediments affects corals have been released in a new paper published in Scientific Reports. One of the main themes of the $19-million Dredging Science Node, facilitated by the Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI) partnership, describes the primary cause-effect pathway and […]

  • 24 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana (CPRA) has announced this year’s recipients of its annual Coastal Science Assistantship Program (CSAP). CSAP enables faculty members of Louisiana institutions to fund Master of Science students enrolled full-time at Louisiana colleges and universities who are involved in research relevant to Louisiana coastal protection and restoration efforts. […]