Douglas Harbor Dredging: Alaska

Douglas Harbor Dredging: Alaska

Douglas Harbor Dredging: Alaska OUR CHALLENGE In Douglas Harbor, Alaska, a planned harbor renovation required dredging and placement of approximately 30,000 cubic yards of mercury-contaminated sediment in a disposal site at nearby Gastineau Channel.  To document...
Acoustics Characterizing Noise Associated with Marine Energy

Acoustics Characterizing Noise Associated with Marine Energy

Acoustics Characterizing Noise Associated with Marine Energy noisespotter sensor locates underwater sound sources OUR CHALLENGE Monitoring and mitigating underwater sound is critical for the design, implementation, and permitting of ocean-based development projects...
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...
Deepwater Horizon—Information Management for NRDA: Louisiana

Deepwater Horizon—Information Management for NRDA: Louisiana

Deepwater Horizon—Information Management for NRDA: Louisiana OUR CHALLENGE The Deepwater Horizon accident was unprecedented with regard to the volume and urgency of data to be collected, organized, shared, and evaluated.  A broad range of data types including in-water...
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...