National Conference on Beach Preservation Technology
January 24 - 26, 2007
Bahia Mar
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

PDFs are available for viewing by clicking on the underlined link for those speakers who gave permssion to post their presentation pdf.

Wednesday Afternoon, January 24, 2007

2:30 p.m.
Field Testing the Florida Department of Environmental Protection Bureau of Beaches and Coastal Systems Reconnaissance Offshore Sand Search (ROSS) Database
Lyle Hatchett, URS Corporation, Tallahassee, FL; and Jennifer Koch, FDEP Bureau Beaches & Coastal Systems, Tallahassee, FL

4:00 p.m.
Mapping of Coastal Regions for CCCL General Permitting 
Mark E. Leadon, P.E., Gary D. Cook, and Michael Peacock, Florida State University, Beaches and Shores Resource Center, Tallahassee, FL

4:30 p.m.
Fill Suitability Characterization of a Complex Coastal Area: Dare County North Carolina
Donald K. Stauble, William Birkemeier, Michael F. Forte, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory, Vicksburg, MS; and William A. Dennis, U.S. Army Engineer District, Wilmington, NC


Thursday, January 25, 2007

9:30 a.m.               
Economic Impact of Beach Restoration Does Beach Nourishment Protect Property Values from Hurricanes?  The Case of the 2004 and 2005 Florida Hurricanes
Dr. William B. Stronge, Dr. Lenore Alpert, FAU Catanese Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions, Fort Lauderdale, FL; and Roxane Dow, FDEP Bureau of Beaches and Coastal Systems, Tallahassee, FL


Friday, January 26, 2007

9:30 a.m.
Effects of Beach Nourishment on Surfing Observations from the St. Johns County Shore Protection Project
Edward Albada, P.E. Halcrow Trinidad & Tobago, Carolina Beach, NC;  Philip Dompe, P.E. OEA, Inc, St.  Augustine, FL; and Christopher K. Goshow, P.E. Applied Technology & Management, Inc, Dubai, UAE