National Conference on Beach Preservation Technology
February 2 - 4, 2005
Hilton San Destin
Destin, Florida

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Wednesday Afternoon, February 2, 2005 
Opening General Session 

The Impact Of Hurricane Charley On The Southwest Florida Shoreline

Robert Neal, P.E., Coastal Engineer, Lee County Department of Natural Resources, Fort Myers, FL

Thursday Morning, February 3, 2005 
Concurrent Session A-Beach Nourishment

A Review of the Role of Grain Size in Beach Nourishment Projects
Donald K. Stauble, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory, Vicksburg, MS

Sand Source Availability Investigations: The Search for Sand for Duval County Beach Renourishment
Daniel C. Phelps, P.G., Coastal Geologist, Florida Geological Survey, Tallahassee, FL; and Garry W. Holem, P.G., Senior Geologist, Jacksonville District USACE, Jacksonville, FL

Thursday Morning, February 3, 2005 
Concurrent Session B - Policy And Environment

Florida Beach Nourishment Projects Monitoring Database
Robert S. Wang, Engineer; Mark Leadon, Associate Director; and Todd Walton, Director, Beaches & Shores Resource Center, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

A Decade Of Strategic Coastal Defense Planning in the UK: Approaches, Lessons Learned and the Way Forward
Kevin Burgess, Coastal Engineering Group Director, Halcrow Group Ltd., Wiltshire, UK; and Reg Purnell, Chief Engineer, Flood Management Division, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, London, UK

Sea Turtle Relocation Trawling: Is It Effective?
Trish D. Bargo; John D. Glass; Tara Fitzpatrick; and William R. Parks, REMSA, Inc., Virginia Beach, VA

"Turtle Tows": Monitoring Protocol for Assessing In-Water Effects of Beach Construction on Sea Turtle Populations Along Nearshore Reef Habitats
Christopher Makowski, Coastal Planning and Engineering, Inc., Boca Raton, FL; Lou Fisher, Department of Planning and Environmental Protection, Ft. Lauderdale, FL; and Michael Salmon

Shore Protection And Habitat Creation At Shamrock Island, Texas
M. Cameron Perry, P.E., Coastal Engineer; and Daniel J. Heilman, P.E., Coastal Engineer, Shiner Moseley and Associates, Inc., Corpus Christi, TX

Thursday Afternoon, February 3, 2005
Concurrent Session C - Inlets and Structures

Increasing Longevity Of Nourished Beaches By Changing The Direction Of Cross-Shore Sand Transport
Nobuyuki Ono, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory, Vicksburg, MS; Isao Irie and Hiroshi Yamaguchi, Department of Civil Engineering, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan

Wave Transformation And Nearshore Currents From A Wide Crested Submerged Reef
Kelly L. Rankin, Ph.D.; and Michael S. Bruno, Sc.D., P.E., Davidson Laboratory, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken NJ

A Sediment Budget Analysis And Management Strategy for Fort Pierce Inlet, Florida
Elba Rodriguez; and Robert G. Dean, Ph.D., Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Thursday Afternoon, February 3, 2005
Concurrent Session D - Miscellaneous

Rehabilitation of the Chicago Shoreline
Michael Krecic, P.E., Taylor Engineering, Inc., Jacksonville; and Mark Wagstaff, P.E., MWH, Chicago, IL

Sand Web Test Installation, Naples, Florida
Dave Tackney, Tackney & Associates, Inc., Temple Terrace, FL

Baseline and Construction Monitoring, Packery Channel, Corpus Christi, Texas
Deidre D. Williams; F. J. Kelly; Mark Beaman, , The Conrad Blucher Institute for Surveying and Science, Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, TX; and Andrew N. Smith, USACE, Galveston District, Southern Area Office, Corpus Christi, TX

The Restoration of Bogue Banks North Carolina 1999-2004
Tim W. Kana, J. W. Forman, Jr. and P. A. McKee, Coastal Science & Engineering, Columbia, SC; G. Rudolph, Carteret County Shore Protection Office, Emerald Isle, NC

Friday Morning, February 4, 2005
Closing General Session

Large-Scale Multi-Agency Strategic Beach Monitoring of the South-East Coast of England - Provision of Data and Analytical Tools
Andrew Bradbury, Professor; Travis Mason, Ph.D., Channel Coastal Observatory, Southampton Oceanography Centre, Southampton, UK; and Peter Barter, Coastal Director, Halcrow Group Ltd, Wiltshire, UK

Fifteen Years of Strategic Coastal and Shoreline Management - Experiences From Commission in the UK, Middle East and Caribbean
Peter Barter, Coastal Director; and Robert Deakin, GIS Manager, Halcrow Group Ltd., Wiltshire, UK

Combining Remote Sensing, GIS and Data Visualization Methods for Efficient Sand Source Exploration
Gary A. Zarillo, Ph.D., PG, Scientific Environmental Applications, Melbourne, FL