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  • November

    Nashville District works on relationship building with marina stakeholders

    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (Nov. 17, 2021) – A Corps of Engineers team met with marina concessionaires today to provide updates on programs and processes and to build a better working relationship with open and transparent communication during the Kentucky and Tennessee Marina Associations’ 2021 Annual Meeting at the Sloan Convention Center.
  • July

    ERDC brings history, experience to the crucial fight against climate change

    In early June, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released a report showing carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere had reached levels not seen in more than 4 million years. The report has brought more weight to the emphasis President Biden’s administration has placed on a “climate crisis that threatens our people and communities, public health and economy, and, starkly, our ability to live on the planet Earth.”
  • ERDC labs form team to tackle climate change

    In response to a presidential executive order detailing the intensifying effects of climate change and the global shift away from carbon-intensive energy sources, multiple laboratories from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) are combining their expertise to take on climatic variations.
  • October

    USACE Buffalo District Provides Valuable Flood Management Services

    The importance of sensible floodplain management cannot be overstated, especially given the extreme damage caused by Hurricane Sandy in 2012, flash floods in 2009, and the recent slew of hurricanes that have battered the southeast United States and outlying islands.
  • August

    Baltimore District offers dredging expertise for award-winning climate adaptation project on Eastern Shore

    A critical Maryland marshland project that provides habitat for the American Bald Eagle, as well encompasses the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park, was honored with an esteemed climate change adaptation award — thanks in part to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ dredging expertise.
  • November

    D.C. Silver Jackets recognized as climate change leader by Cities100

    The District of Columbia Silver Jackets flood-fighting team has been selected to be highlighted in the global publication Cities100 that names 100 concrete city programs to address climate change that can be scaled and replicated across the world.
  • January

    USACE releases report on coastal storm, flood risk in North Atlantic region

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today released to the public a report detailing the results of a two-year study to address coastal storm and flood risk to vulnerable populations, property, ecosystems, and infrastructure in the North Atlantic region of the United States affected by Hurricane Sandy in October, 2012.
  • October

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Releases Robust Climate Change Adaptation, Strategic Sustainability Plans

    In response to Executive Orders 13514 and 13653, the United States Army Corps of Engineers today released its Climate Change Adaptation Plan and annual Strategic Sustainability Plan. "The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been factoring climate change and its impacts in to all its missions and operations for decades. The Corps of Engineers is working with the Obama Administration to identify and address the existing and future risks and vulnerabilities of climate change and ensure that communities and ecosystems are protected and flourish." said Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Senior Sustainability Officer.
  • February

    Water, Weather and the Future

    In cooperation with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and Sandia National Labs, the Corps of Engineers recently issued the West-Wide Climate Risk Assessment: Upper Rio Grande Impact Assessment (URGIA), which investigates historic and future climate trends in the Rio Grande Basin.
  • July

    Sea ice scallops may hold key to impact of climate change on melting glaciers

    HANOVER, N.H.—As a continuing research project, New York University scientists and students were recently at ERDC’s Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory conducting research in the laboratory’s flume for follow-on testing of sea ice scallops, a fundamental approach to better understand the dynamics of melting glaciers and climate change.

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