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Eurostrataform Program/ONR

Summary:

New Hypotheses about how river plumes interact with currents and waves to control transport and depositoin of sediment across the coastal zone where deceloped during the ONR-sponsered StrataFORM program

Investigators:

Principal: Christopher R. Sherwood (csherwood@usgs.gov,)

Associate: David M. Rubin (drubin@usgs.gov)

Objectives:

Participate in EuroSTRATAFORM field measurements, modeling, and analyses

Start Date of project:

November 15, 2002

End date of project:

September 30, 2006

Topic of project:

Near Real-Time Analysis of Coastal Erosion

Approach:

Planning and Facilitation Natioanl Ocean Partnership Program (NOPP_) Model Evaluation and testing Analysis and Visualization Tool Development

Impact/Results:

Numerical models are a primary tool for assessing impact on coastal populations of natural hazards, climat change,pollution, engineering structures and environmental restoration.

February 9, 2006

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