News tagged with coastal engineering

After the flood: Harnessing the power of mud

(Phys.org)—On the 60th anniversary of the 'big flood' that devastated the coastline of eastern England, new research shows that integrating 'natural' sea defences such as salt marshes with sea walls is ...

Feb 01, 2013
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Ups and downs, at Israel 'longest yo-yo' contest

There could only be one winner -- one yo-yo to rule them all -- but this was no ordinary yo-yo competition, with each one dangling from a 65-foot (20-metre) rope, suspended on a crane.

Jun 15, 2011
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Height of large waves changes according to month

A team of researchers from the University of Cantabria, Spain, has developed a statistical model that makes it possible to study the variability of extreme waves throughout the year, according to the journal Coastal Engineering. The st ...

May 29, 2009
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