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  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Deltares, in cooperation with the World Bank, is working on a study in the Caribbean to assess the impact of sea level rise and resilience potential of 17 countries in the region. The aim of the study is to derive proxies to estimate the resilient potential of each country in the region and their potential […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    During the 6th Annual Conference of the Virginia Coastal Policy Center, at the College of William & Mary Law School last week, Governor Ralph Northam signed a sweeping executive order to bolster Virginia’s resilience to sea level rise and natural hazards.  The Executive Order, broad in scope and objectives, is among the most comprehensive actions […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will be holding its fourth public information meeting on sea level rise vulnerability and adaptation on Thursday, August 17, 2017, the State of Hawaii said in its latest release.  This meeting is one of a series of public information meetings being held statewide to educate people about […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Uncertainty over climate change and social-economic developments have a big influence on new large storm surge barriers for the protection of ports, such as Rotterdam (NL) and Houston (USA). The impact of these future uncertainties emerged at the congress ‘Deltas & Ports of the future‘ organized by the Deltas, Infrastructures & mobility initiative (DIMI) of […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    By 2050, a majority of U.S. coastal areas are likely to be threatened by 30 or more days of flooding each year due to dramatically accelerating impacts from sea level rise, according to a new NOAA study, published earlier this week in the American Geophysical Union’s online peer-reviewed journal Earth’s Future. The findings appear in the […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      A new report into managing the impact of seas level rise was released today by the Local Government Association of South Australia (LGASA) and the Coast Protection Board. The report, Defining the Sea Level Rise Problem in South Australia, was co-funded by the State Government, Local Government Association and the Coast Protection Board and […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Coastal Engineering Research Board (CERB) held a public meeting in San Francisco, California, Sept. 9 to 11, 2014, to review coastal engineering challenges within the Pacific coastal region with experts from California and the West. The CERB, a national, congressionally-authorized board, advises the Chief of Engineers on research and technology, and guides priorities for […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Macquarie-Hastings Council will host a public information session early next month to present the results of a project to map sea level rise (SLR) across the local government area. The session will be held on June 10, between 5 pm and 7 pm in the function room at Council’s administration centre in Port Macquarie. […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In many coastal cities, the ground is now sinking faster than the sea level is rising due to climate change. This subsidence is the result of human activity, namely the pumping of groundwater. Parts of Jakarta, Ho Chi Minh City, Bangkok and many other coastal cities have already sunk or are threatening to sink below […]

  • 14 September 2011

    California beach towns could face hefty economic losses caused by sea level rise in the next century, according to a new state-commissioned study conducted by economists at San Francisco State University. The study forecasts the economic impact of sea level rise on five communities: Ocean Beach in San Francisco; Venice Beach and Malibu in Los […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The State Coastal Conservancy has awarded the County of Marin $415,000 to support a major sea-level rise vulnerability assessment for Marin’s San Francisco Bay shoreline and conceptual designs on wetland restoration at Bolinas Lagoon. The bay shoreline project, called Marin Bay Waterfront Adaptation Vulnerability Evaluation (aka Marin BayWAVE) will be fueled by a $250,000 grant […]

  • 12 June 2020
    Business development

    Mackley has overcome supply issues caused by the Covid-19 pandemic to ensure continued progress on the latest phase of a scheme which will reduce the risk of coastal flooding for more than 4,500 homes and businesses on Portsea Island. The £58m North Portsea Island Coastal Defence Scheme, which is being delivered by the Eastern Solent […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    People of Namoli Village in Lautoka, Fiji, will now have peace of mind after the commissioning of their new seawall today – built to maximum protection from coastal erosion. During the commissioning of the coastal protection works at Namoli Village, Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama said that the stone-masonry seawall structure includes a pitching drain with […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service (NPS) has published a Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for sediment management at Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore). The purpose of the EIS is to develop a streamlined framework for implementing sediment management at the Seashore, including the method, location, and frequency for sediment management […]

  • 13 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA), one of the largest state enterprises, is working on some major dredging projects that will be total game-changers for the country’s ports. Over the next five years, USPA is planning to perform capital and maintenance dredging works in Ukrainian ports, canals and inland waterways with the volume of dredged […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Over the next fortnight, the North Portsea Island Coastal Defense Scheme will reach two major milestones, Portsmouth City Council said in its latest announcement.  The first of these is the re-opening of the coastal path at the Tipner Lake site between the Mountbatten Centre and Horsea Lane allotments at the beginning of November, with landscaping continuing for the […]

  • 30 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The San Mateo County Sea Level Rise Solutions Workshops, supported by representatives from local, state, and federal government, nonprofits, and businesses, are set to take place on September 19 in Redwood City, and September 20 in Burlingame, CA. The purpose of the meetings is to discuss and envision approaches for future sea level rise solutions in specific […]

  • 25 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    ArcelorMittal Gent, Participatiemaatschappij Vlaanderen, Euroports and North Sea Port are working together on the realization of the very first covered loading quay in Ghent at North Sea Port – the All Weather Terminal. The new terminal, worth more than EUR50 million, is being built next to the existing general cargo quay of ArcelorMittal Gent at […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Marshlands in the south east of England could start to disappear from the year 2040 due to rapid sea level rise, according to new research involving Durham University scientists. Using data from more than 800 sediment cores which record how salt marshes responded to variable rates of sea-level rise over the past 10,000 years, the […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Researchers from Deltares, Delft University of Technology and IHE, have found that the eroding of sand beaches is less dramatic than is generally assumed. There are more sandy beaches that grow worldwide, than ones that shrink. This is the outcome of the study by the researchers who analysed changes in 50,000 beaches over a 35-year […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Texas Sea Grant College Program at Texas A&M University have announced new grants totaling $1.7 million for seven two-year research projects at universities around the state to support coastal and marine ecosystems, communities and economies. “Following a competitive and rigorous peer-review process, we have selected the seven best research projects that will advance knowledge, […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    All works on Phase 2 of the Hill Head Sea Defense project are now complete, according to Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). “Final works at Hill Head are now complete! This £1m project will protect this much loved stretch of coastline from the effects of extreme weather and sea level rise for years to come,” said ESCP. […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A joint £80 million project by South Gloucestershire and Bristol City Councils and the Environment Agency, is being designed to protect the Avonmouth Severnside Enterprise Area (ASEA) and 2,500 homes against the possibility of rare but severe flooding. The scheme will also create at least 80 hectares of new wetland habitats for internationally important birdlife. […]

  • 26 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Research institute Deltares is conducting a series of tests on a vertical sea wall, designed by the Australian company Armour Group. For the first time, Deltares will be using its flume facility in Delft, the Netherlands, for a customer outside of the Netherlands. According to Armour Group, their innovative sea wall construction has a significant […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Centers for Coastal Science has awarded UC Irvine researchers $1.15 million for their efforts to understand and mitigate sea level rise and storm surge impacts on changing coastal landscapes. Funding comes through NOAA’s competitive Ecological Effects of Sea Level Rise (EESLR) program. With the four-year award, researchers […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The UH (University of Hawaii at Mānoa) Sea Grant College Program has formed its newest center of excellence to assist coastal communities throughout Hawaii and the Pacific islands to prepare for the impacts of both natural and human-induced coastal hazards. Hawai‘i Sea Grant’s Center for Coastal and Climate Science and Resilience brings together world-renowned university scientists […]

  • 5 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee has announced the investment of $8 million over the next two years to initiate City efforts to fortify San Francisco’s seawall. The end result will be a seawall that is more resilient and prepared to protect an area that stretches from Fisherman’s Wharf and Telegraph Hill to South Beach and […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    The Utrecht University together with the research institute Deltares officially opened the Metronome tidal research facility on 12 January in the Netherlands.  To create reversing tidal flow and sediment transport on scale, professor Maarten Kleinhans of the university created a twenty by three meters flume, tilting back and forth every half minute at a small slope. This tilting-principle […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work to repair, upgrade and strengthen Island Bay’s seawall will begin next week, according to the Wellington City Council. Contractors Fulton Hogan will have workers on site setting up from next Wednesday 18 November. They plan to complete the job by mid-June next year. Mayor Celia Wade-Brown said that the upgrade work will address structural issues […]