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    Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure

    Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure

    The book Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure gives state-of-the-art guidance on how to design, implement and manage a water infrastructure project with a dredging component to project owners, regulators, consultants, designers and...
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    ReefGuard: A Scientific Approach to Active Reef Rehabilitation

    ReefGuard: A Scientific Approach to Active Reef Rehabilitation

    ReefGuard, a mobile coral breeding facility provides a highly controlled environment to aid in integrating the breeding and outplanting of corals This article gives a detailed look into how proven small-scale coral breeding techniques can be...
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    Turbidity & Dredging

    “Facts About Turbidity & Dredging” describes the characteristics of turbidity and the importance of measuring and monitoring turbidity during dredging Turbidity is an optical quality of water and describes how clear or transparent water...
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    “Facts About Dredging Around Coral Reefs” describes the strategies and care needed to preserve and protect coral reefs during dredging activities.

    Dredging Around Coral Reefs

    “Facts About Dredging Around Coral Reefs” describes the strategies and care needed to preserve and protect coral reefs during dredging activities Coral reefs are large, long-lived bio-geological structures that are marine ridges or mounds...
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    Coral Reefs

    Coral reefs are valuable and sensitive natural assets that require special attention when dredging operations are planned Natural protection These reefs act as natural barriers, mitigating the action of ocean waves and erosion which threaten...
    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...
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    Environmental Monitoring for the Reconstruction of Vilufushi, Maldives

    Environmental Monitoring for the Reconstruction of Vilufushi, Maldives

    The sensitive coral reef environment surrounding Vilufushi demanded close attention and care as the island, which was devastated by the 2004 tsunami, was completely restored and...
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