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  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Environment experts from Southampton Solent University have been using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to provide the National Trust (NT) with information on the erosion and deposition of the environmentally sensitive area they manage at East Head near West Wittering. East Head is a significantly dynamic coastal feature at the western side of the mouth to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A report outlining the shortlisted options for the Hunstanton Coastal Management Plan is now available, along with an online survey, reports the Borough Council of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk. “We’re developing a Coastal Management Plan for the cliffs and sea defenses in Hunstanton, and we want input from local residents,” the Council announced. A Coastal Management […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The city of Naarden, located in the municipality of Gooise Meren in the west of the Netherlands, will be the host of the 19th International Conference on Marine Geology and Wave Erosion. The main aim of ICMGWE 2017 conference is to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences […]

  • 29 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bass Coast Shire Council is inspecting the Inverloch Surf Lifesaving Observation Tower and associated infrastructure as well as the beach access track daily after large tides and swells caused further erosion to the area. Council’s Municipal Building Surveyor and a structural engineer assessed the structure and surrounds on Monday afternoon for public risk and safety, […]

  • 7 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Palaszczuk Government is backing Hinchinbrook Shire Council’s Coastal Hazard Adaptation Strategy (CHAS) with a $398,645 grant delivered through the state’s $12 million QCoast2100 program, the Queensland Government said in its latest release.  Minister for Environment, Leeanne Enoch, said that QCoast2100 helps councils and communities understand and prepare for storm tide inundation, coastal erosion, and […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Environment, Hannah Blythyn has approved funding of nearly £700,000 in an important step towards protecting one of South Wales’ most popular seaside villages, Mumbles, from flooding. The Welsh Government funding of £682,500 will contribute 75% towards the cost of carrying out detailed design work for a coastal defense scheme to reduce the flood […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Together with UNESCO-IHE, Deltares organised a coastal erosion course in Delft this week for a group of Colombians from research institutions and a number of regional government authorities. The course consists of passing on information, but there are also workshops during which possible solutions are being elaborated for tackling the erosion in seven coastal areas […]

  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Port Hedland, Western Australia, will host a community engagement session on October 20 at Colin Matheson Pavilion, Corney Street, to discuss the town’s draft on the Coastal Hazard Risk Management and Adaptation Planning (CHRMAP). Coastal engineers, planners and town representatives will be on hand to discuss the information in person. According to the […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Western Bay of Plenty District Council’s Draft Inner Harbor and Coastal Erosion Management Policy 2017 is out for consultation from Monday, 20 February, to 20 March 2017, the council just announced. This draft policy, if adopted, will become a 30-year policy detailing how the council responds to coastal and harbor erosion, the officials stated. “The […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Saint Lucia National Trust will be implementing a project entitled “Increasing the resilience to Climate Change and Natural Hazards, and reducing the rate of coastal erosion for Pigeon Island National Landmark and Pointe Sable Environmental Protection Area through Beach Stabilization, Restoration & Enhancement”. The project, which will be launched on Thursday, November 17th at […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) said in their latest release that they will sponsor a one-day workshop for engineers, designers and regulatory staff on the use of nature-based practices to address shoreline erosion.  According to the official statement, CRMC staff will discuss RI regulations that apply to these practices. Representatives from The Nature […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Understanding and predicting coastal flooding is a challenging and urgent problem in the presence of sea-level rise, a changing climate, and ever-growing coastal populations. Although this issue is global in scale, understanding and predicting flooding along tropical coral reef-lined shorelines presents unique challenges owing to the complexity of these shorelines which have been little studied […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Gov. John Bel Edwards, together with State Representatives Tanner Magee, Stephanie Hilferty and Jerome “Zee” Zeringue will today participate in a flyover of coastal Louisiana. The delegation will meet with officials from the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority to discuss the state’s master plan to restore Louisiana’s eroding coast. “I’m looking forward to joining these […]

  • 5 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has announced the release of the 2020 Request for Proposals for the National Coastal Resilience Fund (NCRF) which provides grant funding to restore, increase and strengthen natural infrastructure to protect coastal communities while also enhancing habitats for fish and wildlife. This year, Congress has again provided funding under […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An integrated approach to managing coastal erosion will be developed by New Plymouth District Council. At tonight’s Monitoring Committee meeting, Councillors will be advised about the commencement of a District-Wide Coastal Erosion Project that will help sharpen all of the Council’s plan’s and policies related to erosion along the length of the district’s coastline. Manager […]

  • 10 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    A National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration office has awarded the University of Hawaii $845,160 in grant funding to help Hawaii communities reduce their vulnerability to natural hazards and climate change. Hawaii is particularly vulnerable to coastal hazards. Since the state is heavily reliant on tourism, and most of the development and infrastructure in Hawaii are […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    A coastal science forum featuring discussion from experts on the changing dynamics of the county’s coastlines will be held at Grays Harbor College in Aberdeen, WA on Tuesday, November 17, from 6-8 p.m. The event is titled “Changing Shorelines: Coastal Erosion, Flooding and Sea Level Rise,” and will be hosted by the Grays Harbor County Marine […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council has taken big steps forward in its bid to establish a sustainable approach to managing coastal erosion. A series of actions has been agreed following a meeting of council representatives with Rory Stewart MP, Environment Minister at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), and East Yorkshire MP […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC) recently released Report no. 123 – 2014 entitled ‘Countries in Transition: Coastal Erosion Mitigation Guidelines’. Karsten Mangor, one of the DHI experts, was the Chairman of the International Co-operation Commission Working Group (CoCom) Working Group 2 responsible for these guidelines. PIANC’s CoCom Working Group 2 focused on: […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Over 60 per cent of the population live near to the coast, and 208,000 properties across Wales are at risk of flooding from the sea or rivers, Wales Audit Office said in its latest report. Severe coastal flooding in the winter of 2013-14 was the latest incident to dramatically highlight the vulnerability to flooding and erosion […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday announced the publication of the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment for the Pinellas County, Florida, Coastal Storm Risk Management Study. The three-year, $2 million study considers the feasibility of providing a variety of environmental engineering projects to address erosion issues and lessen potential storm damage susceptibility […]