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Bio-engineered solution for coastal erosion protection, pt.9

Woods Hole Group’s biodegradable erosion control project at Bayswater Seaside in New Seabury, MA is now complete.  We are very pleased with the construction and the final results.  Woods Hole Group will continue to monitor the performance of the installation, … Continue reading

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Bio-engineered solution for coastal erosion protection, pt.8

Update from Woods Hole Group’s bio-engineered erosion control project at Bayswater Seaside in New Seabury, MA:  these photos depict the final anchoring of the fiber rolls at the top of the bank last week.  The project was completed shortly after … Continue reading

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Bio-engineered solution for coastal erosion protection, pt.7

Update from Woods Hole Group’s bio-engineered erosion control project at Bayswater Seaside in New Seabury, MA:  the final sand envelope lift has been installed, and we are awaiting delivery of the anchors before the fiber rolls can be placed at … Continue reading

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Bio-engineered solution for coastal erosion protection, pt.6

Update from Woods Hole Group’s bio-engineered erosion control project at Bayswater Seaside in New Seabury, MA:  the 12″ pilings for toe stabilization are going into place . For more information on this project, read our project description and updates (part … Continue reading

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A field guide to biodegradable erosion control

The latest Marine Extension Bulletin, a joint effort of Woods Hole Sea Grant and Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, is an overview of biodegradable erosion control methods.  It provides the theory behind such methods and describes design components such as fiber … Continue reading

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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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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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