Local Sediment Management at Leeward-Going-Through in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos
Local Sediment Management at Leeward-Going-Through in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos

The IADC Award winning paper explains how widening and improving the severely eroded Emerald Beach shoreline required recognition of local interests in tourism and fishing, and cooperation between property owners, government, environmental groups and dredge contractors.

Geographic Information Systems for Modelling Sediment Transport and Desposition in Harbours
Geographic Information Systems for Modelling Sediment Transport and Desposition in Harbours

For his discussion of mathematical models to manage and analyze erosion and despositions along the coastline, an IADC Young Authors Award was presented to Chakib Biar at the CEDA Dredging Days in Morocco, October 2002.

Evaluating Beach Sediment Failure States Along a Nigerian Coastline
Evaluating Beach Sediment Failure States Along a Nigerian Coastline

Developing nations urgently need to consider the problems of coastal dynamics — accretion, erosion and long-shore drift — caused by man’s economic activities. This study models and monitors altered beach states

Suspended Sediment Circulation in Semi-enclosed Docks, Puerto Galván, Argentina.
Suspended Sediment Circulation in Semi-enclosed Docks, Puerto Galván, Argentina.

Studies reveal some interesting and surprising features about circulation and the fluid mud layer in an important harbour area.

Wind-Wave Induced Oscillatory Velocities Predicted by Boussinesq Models
Wind-Wave Induced Oscillatory Velocities Predicted by Boussinesq Models

An IADC "Most Promising Student" Award has been presented to a graduate of TU Delft for her work on determining the magnitude and direction of wave-induced sediment transport.