Sensing Change

Sensing Change

UD coastal engineer Jack Puleo helps develop technology to find sunken munitions More than 70 years after the end of World War II, there are still thousands of tons of unexploded bombs across Europe. Some are underwater, like the one that detonated earlier this fall,...

Predicting nearshore sandbar migration using XBeach

Yashar Rafati and Tian-Jian Hsu In the coastal zones the beach response to storm events. Our ability to predict beach profile evolution from before to after the storm is of the greatest concerns in coastal management. During extreme storm events, significant erosion...
Master’s Project Update

Master’s Project Update

In situ hydrodynamic and morphodynamic measurements during extreme storm events1Stanford J. Borrell and 2Jack A. Puleo (excerpted from Shore and Beach)INTRODUCTIONThe East Coast of the United States of America is heavily impacted by extreme storm events which result...