Search results for: coastal erosion

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  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Michigan Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters have urged the Department of the Army and the Office of Management and Budget to help Michigan communities effected by high water levels in the Great Lakes and inland waterways. According to the officials, extreme weather, flooding and erosion have led to damaged property, harbors, beaches, roads and […]

  • 9 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New Zealand’s Dunedin City Council (DCC) is closely monitoring coastal erosion in front of Kettle Park. Recent high seas have washed away sand along about 200m of Ocean Beach, by Kettle Park. This has exposed rubble in front of the dune which was placed in 2007 as part of protection measures for the dune […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Real action on climate change is finally becoming a reality with the release of a State Government report assessing those areas most at risk of coastal erosion, the Western Australia Local Government Association (WALGA) said in its latest release. Commenting the news, WALGA President, Cr Lynne Craigie said that the sector had been calling for […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan has called on the Commonwealth Government to work with State and local governments to manage coastal erosion across the country. The State Government today released a comprehensive report outlining the scope and scale of coastal erosion across Western Australia, and potential options for managing areas of risk. The report itself […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    With almost a quarter-of-a-million properties in Wales at risk of flooding, the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths, recently launched a consultation on a new National Strategy for Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management in Wales. The new strategy builds on the Government commitment to invest over £350 million in flood and […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Access to a 500m section of Aberdeen beach is being closed to the public from Friday, 12 July, due to considerable erosion of sand caused by recent storms, Aberdeen City Council reports.  An estimated 140,000 tonnes has been displaced by the wind and tides leaving a deficit of up to 2m in some places. The […]

  • 31 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Stirling, Western Australia, is working with the community to investigate engineering options to address ongoing coastal erosion at Mettams Pool. To do this, the city is inviting a feedback from residents and ratepayers on what they value about Mettams Pool, its facilities and amenity. Following a series of storms in 2009 that […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL) has supplied a 1.2m data buoy platform to the “ORION” joint research and development center in Nicosia, Cyprus, for use as a real-time monitoring station on an EU-funded project managing coastal erosion. According to OSIL, “The Harmonized Coastal Corrosion Management Framework for Enhancing the Implementation of the Integrated Coastal Zone […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Soil and Water Conservation Society’s (SWCS) Southern New England Chapter (SNEC) will today (August 10) host an annual Summer Meeting for SWCS members and the public at the South Kingstown Land Trust Barn in Wakefield, Rhode Island. Rhode Island government staff will discuss the BeachSAMP, followed by a field tour to coastal erosion sites, lunch, and a SWCS SNEC membership […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance

     Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski has called for an urgent focus on assistance for Alaskan communities facing coastal erosion. Earlier this week, during an Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee hearing examining the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ budget request for Fiscal Year 2019, Senator Murkowski cited threats to the northern community of Utqiaġvik, facing serious […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    In mid-January, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) will mail letters to property owners along Ohio’s Lake Erie coast whose properties are located within a preliminarily-identified Coastal Erosion Area (CEA). The letters will initiate a 120-day comment period for coastal erosion maps that have been updated since the previous release in 2010. Under Ohio’s […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following the November 2016 earthquake, the Hurunui District Council commissioned Kirk Roberts Consulting to undertake an assessment of the extent of cliff instability in the Motunau Beach area. The council’s Regulatory Committee has today received this report. The assessment has found that while the November 2016 earthquake sequence has had some short term impact on […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Researchers from the James Hutton Institute and partners have produced an evidence review on river and floodplain management, as part of an Evidence Directory recently launched by the Environment Agency. The Directory aims to provide better guidance on utilizing natural processes to counter flood and coastal erosion risks. It focuses on the benefits of managing […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Port Hedland is reaching out to the local community to ask what they value most about the coast to investigate and manage coastal erosion and any potential risk of storm tide flooding within the Port Hedland townsite. According to David Pentz, CEO of the Town of Port Hedland, the process will ensure […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Plans for improved coastal defenses to reduce the risk of flooding and coastal erosion to 470 homes in East Rhyl are moving to their next stage of development after the Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths, announced over £1m for Denbighshire County Council. The money will be used for design work for […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The damage caused to beaches by extreme storms on exposed energetic coastlines and the rate at which they recover can now be accurately predicted thanks to new research led by the University of Plymouth. Working with the University of New South Wales, scientists have developed a computer model which uses past wave observations and beach […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The first in a series of community events about the impact of coastal erosion in the Redlands will be held at Wellington Point Reserve on Saturday, 22 April, from 8am to 12pm, Redland City Council just announced. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams, said that 44 sites across the city had been identified as prone to erosion […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Isle of Wight Council is to undertake two studies to understand the future coastal erosion and coastal flood defense needs of Sandown Bay and Ventnor. The first phase of the studies is comprising information-gathering in relation to the physical and natural environments, including coastal processes, economic data and an assessment of the condition of […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mark Nardolillo, CEO and President of BEM Systems, Inc., will present at the Alaska Forum on the Environment (AFE) on February 9th, to discuss ‘Forecasting Risk to Infrastructure from Coastal Erosion in Arctic Alaska’, the company just announced. The presentation will summarize the recent risk assessment studies and modeling efforts on the mechanisms driving the […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A study on the potential effects of coastal erosion and inundation from Cape Burney to Greys Beach will be presented at a community information session on 8 February 2017, reported today the City of Greater Geraldton. The city CEO Ken Diehm said that the Cape Burney to Greys Beach Inundation and Coastal Processes Study was […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A multi-disciplinary Coastal Management Group has been formed to focus on Old Bar and Manning Point as an interim step in developing a Coastal Management Program for the MidCoast region. With coastal erosion posing an ongoing challenge along the NSW coastline, the State Government has placed a high priority on Coastal Management, acknowledging MidCoast hot-spots […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The West African country of The Gambia is prone to flooding and coastal erosion, said the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) in its latest study. The River Gambia, which passes through it, is both a source of livelihoods for communities and at the same time can become an environmental hazard severely affecting the capital, Banjul, […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    DHI Group, an independent research and consultancy organization, has released a video about engineering the coast by understanding its nature, named ‘Coastal Erosion and Protection’. “Coastal erosion and protection is an ongoing challenge. Information about wind, waves, depth conditions and sediment types is key in the decision-making process on how to protect the coasts,” DHI […]

  • 13 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Caroline Fayard, a New Orleans lawyer who is a Democratic candidate for the United States Senate, has released her plan to fight climate change and coastal erosion throughout Louisiana, and to help facilitate consensus amongst communities and businesses toward coastal restoration efforts. Caroline’s plan focuses on the immediate actions needed to expand revenue streams allocated […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Working on behalf of Rother District Council, Fairlight Parish Council and the Environment Agency, Mackley recently started work on a scheme to provide protection from coastal erosion to the village of Fairlight in East Sussex. The latest scheme, for which Mackley is principal contractor, comprises the construction of a third rock berm which will help protect […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Deltares is working on the quantification of the large-scale coastal sediment budget of four countries in West Africa: Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo and Benin. The main objective of the study is to quantify natural sediment transport patterns and the potential effects of major human interventions and climate change on the sediment budget and consequent shoreline […]

  • 22 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Northern Beaches Council will host three information drop-in sessions about how to manage coastal erosion. This follows the devastating impact the June east coast low had across the Northern Beaches, in particular at Collaroy-Narrabeen. The draft Coastal Erosion Policy was tabled by Northern Beaches Council Administrator, Dick Persson, at the recent Council Meeting and looks at […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A presentation on the assessment of coastal erosion, flooding, storm damage patterns and recommendations regarding shore protection alternatives for each section of the Scituate coast will be introduced in the following days. The public meeting regarding the matter will take place on June 7th at the Scituate High School, from 6 to 8 p.m., the Town of Scituate said in its latest announcement. “This […]

  • 16 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    A Victoria Latin America Doctoral Scholarship will allow Isabela Cabral from Brazil to study long-term coastal erosion at the Center for Ocean Engineering, Science and Technology at Swinburne University of Technology. Ms Cabral (photo), from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, is one of only four high performing PhD students from Latin America to receive the […]