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Tag: coastal
  • August

    Top Army Civil Works Leaders Visit New York City Coastal Projects

    Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, the Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers made a visit to New York City August 19-21, 2013.
  • March

    For eroding island, engineers' efforts start with models

    Researchers are using wind, wave, turbidity data and more to understand the conditions in the Tangier Federal Navigation Channel and harbor. The resulting computer model will help determine what type and size of jetty will protect the waterway and harbor from wave attack, ultimately saving the local watermen tens of thousands of dollars in repair costs during storms.
  • For eroding island, engineers' efforts start with models

    A team of engineers and researchers with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering Research and Development Center, Coastal Hydraulics Laboratory in Vicksburg, Miss., is gathering wind data on Tangier Island, an island in the Chesapeake Bay that is sinking and eroding away, especially when strong winds churn storm waters.