National Conference on Beach Preservation Technology
February 1 - 3, 2006
Hyatt Sarasota
Sarasota, Florida

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Wednesday Afternoon, February 1, 2006

A Comparative Analysis Of Hurricane Dennis And Other Recent Hurricanes On The Coastal Communities Of Northwest Florida
Ralph R. Clark, P.E., Senior Coastal Engineer, Florida DEP, Bureau of Beaches and Coastal Systems, Tallahassee, FL; and James LaGrone, Associate Coastal Engineer 

Analysis Of Beach Nourishment Data For Florida's Atlantic Coast For The Last Century
Clay L. Montague, Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences,University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Marine Sand Deposit, Nourishment Projects And Economic Value Of Beaches In Italy – A New Policy Approach For Coastal Protection And Suitable Tourism
Diego Paltrinieri, Coastal Project Manager, Eurobuilding Spa, Bologna, Italy

Thursday Afternoon, February 2, 2006 
Concurrent Session A–Beach Nourishment 

Assessment Of Offshore Sand Resources For Beach Nourishment Projects, SouthwestCoast Of Florida
Charles W. Finkl, Jeffrey L. Andrews and Lindino Benedet, Coastal Geology & Geomatics, Coastal Planning & Engineering, Inc., Boca Raton, FL

Sand Search And Fill Material Qa/Qc Plans For Beach Nourishment Projects In Florida
Jennifer L. Koch, Beth M. Forrest and Robert M. Brantly, Florida DEP, Bureau of Beaches and Coastal Systems, Tallahassee, FL

Thursday Afternoon, February 2, 2006 
Concurrent Session B – Policy and Environment

Greener Grass On The Other Side: Sharing The Successes And Lessons Learned From The Longboat Key, Fl Seagrass Mitigation Project
Robert M. Baron and Christie A. Barrett, Coastal Planning & Engineering, Inc., Boca Raton, FL; James K. Linkogle, Public Works Project Manager, Town of Longboat Key, FL; and Bill Fay, Callaway Marine Technologies, Inc., West Palm Beach, FL

Application Of Scientific Experimental Design In Monitoring Hard Bottom Habitats Associated With Areas Of Beach Nourishment
Alan D. Hart, Ph.D., David B. Snyder, M.S., Keith D. Spring, M.S., and Richard M. Hammer, Ph.D., Continental Shelf Associates, Inc., Jupiter, FL 


Thursday Afternoon, February 2, 2006 
Concurrent Session C – Inlets and Structures

Hydrodynamic Studies To Evaluate A Prefabricated Concrete Sill Structure To Stabilize A Beach Fill
Donald K. Stauble, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Coastal and Hydraulic Laboratory, Vicksburg, MS; and Harry C. Friebel, Randall A Wise and J.B. Smith, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,  Philadelphia, PA 

Morphological Changes At The 32nd Street Breakwater Project, Miami Beach, Florida

Jannek Cederberg, M.Sc. and R. Harvey Sasso, P.E., Coastal Systems International, Inc., Coral Gables, FL; and Brian Flynn, Miami-Dade County Department of Environmental Resource Management, Miami, FL 

South Boca Raton
: Artificial Reef Relief And Sand Migration Conundrum
Erin Hague, and Robert Baron, Coastal Planning & Engineering, Inc., Boca Raton, FL

Planning And Construction Of Shore Protection At Shamrock Island, Texas: Project Update
M. Cameron Perry, P.E., Coastal Engineer and Daniel J. Heilman, P.E., Coastal Engineer, Shiner Mosley and Associates, Inc., Corpus Christi, TX

Twin Rivers Shoreline Restoration: Getting The Most Out Of Florida's Publicly Accessible Shorelines
John Duchock, P.E., Project Manager, Applied Technology and Management, Inc., West Palm Beach, FL; and Kevin L. Landry, ASLA, Park Planning and Development Administrator, Martin County Parks and Recreation Department, Stuart, FL


Thursday Afternoon, February 3, 2006
Concurrent Session D – Miscellaneous

Plans & Specs – Level Offshore Sand Search Investigation, South Peninsula Volusia County, Florida U.S.A.

Randall W. Parkinson, Ph.D., P.G., and Leighann Budde, Coastal Technology Corporation

The Effects Of Converting Surface Water Into Groundwater On The Stability Of The Beach Profile
Heather McQuillen and Eric D. Thosteson, Ph.D., P.E., Florida Institute of Technology,Melbourne, FL

Coastal Applications For High Definition Survey/Laser Scanning Technologies
Earl Soeder, P.S.M., Vice President, GPServ, Inc., Longwood, FL; and Michael G. Jenkins, Ph.D., P.E., Coastal Engineering Team Leader, Applied Technology and Management, Inc., West Palm Beach, FL

Lidar – So Much More Than A Pretty Picture: An Introduction To Surface Change Analysis Using Topographic And Bathymetric Lidar Surveys
Bud Howard, Senior Environmental Analyst, Palm Beach County Environmental Resources Management, West Palm Beach, FL; and Chris Parker, Applied Imagery, Silver Spring, MD

Friday Morning, February 3, 2006
Closing General Session 

Short Term And Episodic Beach Characterization Along The Alabama Gulf Coast
Stephen C. Jones, Geological Survey of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL