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What is Coastal Engineering?

     Coastal engineering is the study of the processes ongoing at the shoreline and construction within the coastal zone. The field involves aspects of nearshore oceanography, marine geology, and civil engineering, often directed at combating erosion of coasts or providing navigational access.

More information available at the Coastal Engineering Page.
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  • UD Center for Applied Coastal Research   •   Newark, DE 19716   •   Phone: 302-831-6531