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Articles in this issue
When pumping shells through a pipeline, a much higher velocity is required to make them erode and go back into suspension, because although the settling velocity of shells is much lower than equivalent sand particles, the erosion velocity is much higher.
The Stanford University Policy and Engineering Responses to Sea Level Rise (SUPERSLR) project is examining various solutions and the constraints for worldwide ports which could face the challenges of sea-level rise all at roughly the same time.
To clean up a 13 mile stretch of the river, PCB contamination from industrial plants is being remediated by a unique combination of dredging, capping and separating clean sand and dewatering the fine sediments with membrane presses.