Former DDT Manufacturing Facility Site Investigation: Oregon

Former DDT Manufacturing Facility Site Investigation: Oregon

Former DDT Manufacturing Facility Site Investigation: Oregon OUR CHALLENGE DDT and related chemicals from historical pesticide manufacturing and other sources were found in river sediments at the Portland Harbor Superfund site.  Early in the project, little was known...
Waves Anywhere: Real-Time Wave Modeling at Integral

Waves Anywhere: Real-Time Wave Modeling at Integral

Waves Anywhere: Real-Time Wave Modeling at Integral OUR CHALLENGE Although forecast wave models are publicly available and widely used in the scientific community, implementation of real-time forecast modeling is generally limited to government organizations.  There...
Ecosystem Impacts for Matilija Dam: California

Ecosystem Impacts for Matilija Dam: California

Ecosystem Impacts for Matilija Dam: California OUR CHALLENGE Originally built in 1947 to store water for agriculture, the Matilija Dam in California has been obsolete for more than 20 years—trapping more than 6 million cubic yards of sediment and blocking access to...
Arctic Coastal Erosion, Coastal Hazards Evaluation: Alaska

Arctic Coastal Erosion, Coastal Hazards Evaluation: Alaska

Arctic Coastal Erosion, Coastal Hazards Evaluation: Alaska OUR CHALLENGE Permafrost along Alaska’s north slope comprises 34% of the world’s coastlines. Due to heightened wave activity and temperatures, erosion of the permafrost coastline around Drew Point can exceed...
Berry’s Creek Study Area RI/FS: New Jersey

Berry’s Creek Study Area RI/FS: New Jersey

Berry’s Creek Study Area RI/FS: New Jersey OUR CHALLENGE The Berry’s Creek Study Area is a 12-square-mile watershed located in the Hackensack River Meadowlands in New Jersey.  Historical industrial and urban development of the study area’s waterways and wetlands...