Articles in this issue

The newly expanded Falmouth Cruise Ship Terminal in Trelawny, Jamaica. To realise the dredging and reclamation works required for this economically important port project, an extensive environmental mitigation plan was implemented to preserve coral and other marine life by harvesting coral colonies, transporting and reattaching them at suitable locations and monitoring their health (see page 15).
Terra et Aqua 128 – complete issue

Read the complete issue containing articles, upcoming events, an interview and book review.

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Dredging Phase I of the Non-Time Critical Removal Action in the Lower Passaic River
Dredging Phase I of the Non-Time Critical Removal Action in the Lower Passaic River

Removing sediments with high dioxin concentrations requires extra care, with modern surveying and tracking techniques from beginning to end, from dredging to a high-tech dewatering process to the final disposal.

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Coral Relocation: A Mitigation Tool for Dredging and Reclamation Works at the Cruise Ship Terminal in Jamaica
Coral Relocation: A Mitigation Tool for Dredging and Reclamation Works at the Cruise Ship Terminal in Jamaica

To realise a state-of-the-art cruise terminal, a comprehensive environmental mitigation plan relocated some 150,000 soft and hard coral, sponges and numerous sea urchins, sea cucumbers, hermit crabs, conchs, sea stars and lobsters.

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Former Scott Paper Mill Remediation and Restoration
Former Scott Paper Mill Remediation and Restoration
Authors: John Herzog

Going beyond the basic cleanup requirements led to improved public access to a waterfront park with a shoreline esplanade, restored beach, shoreline habitat areas, a pier and dock for small boats.

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New Land in the Water: Economically and Socially, Land Reclamation Pays
New Land in the Water: Economically and Socially, Land Reclamation Pays
Authors: Rene Kolman

When expanding populated urban centres, old inner city land or the hinterland is often expensive, uneconomical or unavailable. Building new land in nearby water offers viable opportunities.

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The newly expanded Falmouth Cruise Ship Terminal in Trelawny, Jamaica. To realise the dredging and reclamation works required for this economically important port project, an extensive environmental mitigation plan was implemented to preserve coral and other marine life by harvesting coral colonies, transporting and reattaching them at suitable locations and monitoring their health (see page 15).
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Published September 2012