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  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin have announced $471,161 for the Michigan Sea Grant program to secure projects that help build and foster resilient coastal Great Lakes communities. This funding is a portion of a $15.9 million grant announced though the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Sea Grant program. “The Great Lakes are critical […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Faculty members at universities in Louisiana have until December 15, 2017, to apply for one of four $25,000 stipends for eligible students pursuing a Master of Science degree at that university, Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) said in its latest release.  “The assistantships available to faculty at Louisiana colleges and universities, will fund […]

  • 14 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    In just a few weeks from now, Royal IHC will be launching a dual-track study program for engineers from universities of applied sciences. The company’s Technical Training Centre (TTC) will begin with this dual training program in September 2016. The program is aimed for students of mechanical engineering, naval architecture and maritime engineering at universities of applied sciences. […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has hired James Cook University to conduct research on the current and future economic opportunities of the Cairns’ Cruise Liner Terminal. The project is comprised of an economic analysis of the current contribution of cruise ship visits to the region, and of the implications of expansions at Trinity Inlet, AMCS reported. The […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    More than 50 University of Kansas staff members will visit the John Redmond Reservoir and Tallgrass Prairie Preserve on Friday, May 30. The 2014 Mini Wheat State Tour is an initiative of the Unclassified Senate and its professional development committee. Each year, the tour brings together a group of KU staff from across the university […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Coastal cities play a critical role in the global economy. The cities are being increasingly exposed to natural hazards and disasters, such as hurricanes, and recurrent flooding due to the rise of sea levels caused by climate change, University of Miami’s College of Engineering said in their latest announcement.  These disasters directly impact infrastructure such as […]

  • 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, […]

  • 6 December 2013

    University of Twente announced its leadership of the RiverCare research program on intelligent river management. The program aims at self-sustaining multifunctional rivers and focusses on the consequences of measures on a river. Other participants in RiverCare are universities of Utrecht, Nijmegen, Delft and Wageningen, as well as various research institutes, companies and government bodies, such […]

  • 16 September 2011

    Students and faculty from the Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines (PSDS) at Western Carolina University got to see firsthand… By Allison Adkins (westerncarolinian) [mappress] Source: westerncarolinian, September 16, 2011

  • 15 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Andrew Manning has been appointed a Visiting Professor specialising in Sediment Dynamical Processes by the University of Hull. Andy, a Principal Scientist at HR Wallingford in the Coasts and Estuaries Group, is a marine scientist specialising in sediment transport within coastal, estuarial and fluvial locations. Andy is also a Lecturer in Coastal and Shelf Physical […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    This month it will be exactly five years ago that Hurricane Ike caused enormous damage in and around Houston and Galveston in the US state of Texas. With more than $38 billion in damage and over 100 deaths, Ike ranks third in the list of the costliest hurricanes in US history. But it could have […]

  • 12 April 2012

    On March 16, CCCC Third Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. won the bid for the hydraulic engineering of 3, 4 and 5 universal berths at Shengrong Operating Area of Jiangdu Port area of Yangzhou Port with a contract value of 180 million yuan. The project is located at the site 2.5km away from Jiaying, where is […]

  • 3 September 2012

    Godwin Eton is joining Coastline Surveys as a Geotechnical Engineer responsible for preparation of geotechnical reports from offshore and nearshore geotechnical projects, running the soil logging facility and increasing the company portfolio to include pipeline geotechnics and soil-structure interactions. Godwin is a Geotechnical Engineer/Engineering Geologist with over seven years industry experience. He holds a BSc […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Shropshire is in line to benefit from a Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) grant to address skills shortages in flood management, modelling and engineering. The University of Chester, which has established University Center Shrewsbury (UCS) with Shropshire Council, has been awarded more than £110,000 to develop a series of higher education and professional […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A second party of students from the University of Brighton will visit the Clay’s Lake project in West Sussex next week, as part of Mackley’s latest initiative to provide aspiring civil engineers with real life experience. Taking place on Monday, October 24, around 45 students will visit the site where flood prevention works are being […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Coastal cities of low lying countries, such as the Netherlands, Belgium, the UK and Germany often have a gentle beach with a dike and a promenade. Along the promenade buildings such as hotels and restaurants are present, protected by storm walls. During a heavy storm the waves will run up to the promenade and impact […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Professor Edmund Penning-Rowsell, Distinguished Research Associate at the School of Geography and the Environment, is managing a new research and knowledge transfer project to better protect society from coastal hazards. The EcosHaz project will develop a framework to assess the costs and benefits of prevention and response to coastal hazards such as flooding, shoreline erosion, […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Young CEDA recently organized two events for students in the Netherlands to present them more info about working in the dredging and marine construction industry. The first event took place on 30 May at Twente University, Enschede and the next one shortly after at the Delft University of Technology, in Delft. Both programs consisted of […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The University of Rhode Island has been selected by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to be one of two primary partners, along with Jackson State University, in the Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The selection, which could result in funding in excess of $2.5 million, […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week, HKND Group held six consecutive briefing seminars about the Nicaragua Canal project across the country in Managua, Rivas, Bluefields and New Guinea. The seminars were organized in collaboration with the Nicaraguan government, the Superior Council of Private Enterprises (COSEP), the American Chamber of Commerce in Nicaragua (AMCHAM), the National Recycling Forum (FONARE), the National […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The overall health of Chesapeake Bay improved in 2016, a positive sign that recovery efforts are working, the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) said in its latest release.  The largest estuary in the nation scored a C grade (54%) in the 2016 report card, one of the highest scores calculated by scientists at […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Damietta Port Authority has organized for the first time since its establishment under the auspices of ADM / Sami Suleiman Mahmoud chairmans of port authority a workshop under title (the phenomenon of siltation in Damietta port entrance channel, the problem and solutions) in collaboration with the Faculty of Science, University of Damietta and Sub Engineers […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S Environmental Protection Agency has announced that Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, has received a $10 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant to monitor coastal wetlands around the Great Lakes basin over the next five years. This project expands an existing GLRI grant to the university for Great Lakes wetlands monitoring. “This new […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Delft Deltas, Infrastructure & Mobility Initiative and Delta Alliance have joined forces in organizing two meetings in Ghana to discuss the challenges for the sustainable management of the Volta Delta, Delft University of Technology just announced. The two consultative meetings were organized and facilitated by the Ghanaian Development Institute (DI) with funding support from the […]

  • 12 December 2011

    Private in-channel dredging operations on rivers like the Kansas River cause deepening and widening of the channel and accelerate… By Laura Herring (desotoexplorer) [mappress] Source: desotoexplorer, December 12, 2011