Monthly Archives: March 2011

Bio-engineered solution for coastal erosion protection, pt.5

Update from Woods Hole Group’s bio-engineered erosion control project at Bayswater Seaside in New Seabury, MA:  half of the sand envelopes have been installed, and placement of the 12″ pilings for toe stabilization has commenced. For more information on this … Continue reading

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Woods Hole Group hires new expert in environmental science and risk assessment

Effective this Monday, March 28, Jerome J. Cura, Ph.D., LSP will join Woods Hole Group as Senior Environmental Scientist in our Environmental Assessment & Remediation practice. Dr. Cura has over thirty years experience in environmental assessment, specifically in ecological risk … Continue reading

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Bio-engineered solution for coastal erosion protection, pt.4

Updates from our erosion control project at Bayswater Seaside: The third sand envelope lift has been installed.  This is the largest biodegradable coastal bank stabilization project of its kind on the Cape and Islands, and we are very pleased with … Continue reading

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Bio-engineered solution for coastal erosion protection, pt.3

New photos from our project in New Seabury: Woods Hole Group coastal engineer Peter Markunas reports: Our bioengineered design for erosion control at Bayswater Seaside was accepted by the Town and Massachusetts DEP as an appropriate soft solution design, and … Continue reading

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Bio-engineered solution for coastal erosion protection, pt.2

Update from the Bayswater Seaside erosion control project in New Seabury, MA: Our contractor, C.F. Briggs, has completed the first sand envelope. These photographs show the stitched-together coir fiber mat pulled back over the first layer of sand, and the … Continue reading

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Bio-engineered solution for coastal erosion protection

(Scroll down for our photo-log of project progress) Woods Hole Group designed, permitted, and is now overseeing construction of a large non-structural erosion control solution at Bayswater Seaside LLC properties in New Seabury, MA. Three waterfront parcels in this development … Continue reading

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Straight flush: wastewater treatment options (via Climatide)

Straight flush: wastewater treatment options | Climatide. Heather Goldstone of Climatide wrote a very good article about a hot topic here on the Cape.  Towns across Cape Cod are wrestling with how to fund massive investments in infrastructure designed to … Continue reading

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