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Swan Island resilience model development; Phase I : conceptual model

Friday January 27, 2023

Authors: Brook D. Herman, Paula E. Whitfield, Jenny Davis, Amanda S. Tritinger, Becky Raves Golden, S. Catie Dillon, Danielle M. Szimanski, Todd M. Swannack, Joseph Z. Gailani, and Jeffrey K. King This report documents the development of an integrated hydrodynamic and ecological model to test assumptions about island resilience. Swan Island, a 25-acre island in […]

21st Avenue West: A Pilot Study for Beneficial Use of Dredged Material for Addressing Degraded Aquatic Habitat and Benthic Communities

Wednesday January 25, 2023

Read more about Living Shoreline Creation Through Beneficial Use of Dredged Material (Duluth, MN)

S5 E4 – Measuring What Matters

Wednesday January 25, 2023

How do we measure what’s most important to us? And how do we translate those values into decisions about infrastructure projects so that they can deliver a diverse set of economic, environmental, and social benefits? That’s the focus of our discussion in this episode of the Engineering With Nature® Podcast. Host Sarah Thorne and Todd Bridges, National Lead of the Engineering With Nature Program, are pleased to welcome Justin Ehrenwerth, President and CEO of The Water Institute.

Enhancing Benefits Evaluation for Water Resources Projects Towards a More Comprehensive Approach for Nature-Based Solutions: Planning and Valuation Methods for Case Study Analysis

Monday January 23, 2023

The third in a series, this report provides methodological guidance for the retrospective case study analysis and should be of interest to technical readers at USACE, other federal agencies, and interested stakeholders. The report describes recent and relevant decision analysis methods designed to inform decision makers when considering or trading off among multiple objectives when […]

Assessing Drivers of Coastal Tundra Retreat at Point Hope, Alaska

Thursday January 19, 2023

Authors: Nicholas Cohn, Lauren V. Bosche, Taber Midgley, Christopher Small, Thomas A. Douglas, and Jeffrey King Shoreline erosion over the last few decades along the Point Hope, Alaska, USA coastline has led to considerable loss of tundra behind the beach. Analysis of available remote sensing, morphology, and hydrodynamic datasets are used to inform the time scales and mechanisms of coastal land […]