Neville Burt is Principal Engineer in the Ports and Estuaries Group at HR Wallingford, England, specialising in dredging matters. He is also Chair of the Central Dredging Association’s Environmental Steering Committee in which capacity he co-chaired the Gdansk Conference, and co-presented this paper on Environmental Aspects of Dredging at the conference.
Articles By Neville Burt
There are two types of driving force that urge us to assess the effects of dredge-generated plumes, a genuine concern for the environment and the regulations that forbid us to dredge unless we can demonstrate that harm will not be caused to the environment.
A variety of non-dredging experts evaluate the dredging industry: an overview of the discussions at the CEDA Dredging Days, November 2001.
International conventions regulate the disposal of dredged material in the sea, but national and regional approaches and interpretations vary widely. An analysis.