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Engineer Research & Development Center
Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory
3909 Halls Ferry Road
Vicksburg, MS 39180-6199

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Jose Sanchez, director of the Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, presents the Scientific and Professional flag to Dr. Jane McKee Smith.  Smith began her distinguished career with ERDC in 1983.
Smith Selected for Scientific and Professional Flag
Jose Sanchez, director of the Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, presents the Scientific and Professional flag to Dr. Jane McKee Smith. Smith began her distinguished career with ERDC in 1983.
ERDC-CHL operates the Field Research Facility (FRF) at Duck, NC, where they maintain a number of oceanographic datasets, including winds, waves, water levels, currents and beach morphology. Together, these datasets provide a 34-year record of coastal conditions. To archive and increase access to this data, CHL is launching the FRF Data Integration Framework (FDIF) December 21.
Field Research Facility
ERDC-CHL operates the Field Research Facility (FRF) at Duck, NC, where they maintain a number of oceanographic datasets, including winds, waves, water levels, currents and beach morphology. Together, these datasets provide a 34-year record of coastal conditions. To archive and increase access to this data, CHL is launching the FRF Data Integration Framework (FDIF) December 21.
Dr. Jimmy Fowler and Dr. Mark Wahl  explaining the table model and briefing the Lightweight Modular Causeway System (LMCS) to MAJ Wallace Mattos, the Military Personnel Exchange Program Officer.  Also shown is Bo Tennant, Security.  MAJ Mattos was  learning about the program to support his upcoming mission representing ERDC in Brazil.
An adaptable and flexible causeway system
Dr. Jimmy Fowler and Dr. Mark Wahl explaining the table model and briefing the Lightweight Modular Causeway System (LMCS) to MAJ Wallace Mattos, the Military Personnel Exchange Program Officer. Also shown is Bo Tennant, Security. MAJ Mattos was learning about the program to support his upcoming mission representing ERDC in Brazil.
“Sediments are important to the health and welfare of the river,” said Thad Pratt, ERDC . “Certain types of fish and invertebrates need certain sediments. If this sediment isn't being delivered, that fish or that invertebrate will not be living in that river reach.”
Some sentiments about sediments
“Sediments are important to the health and welfare of the river,” said Thad Pratt, ERDC . “Certain types of fish and invertebrates need certain sediments. If this sediment isn't being delivered, that fish or that invertebrate will not be living in that river reach.”

News

USACE civil engineer recognized with ST designation

Dr. Jane McKee Smith, a civil engineer with the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center
[Published: 5/9/2016

USACE lab hosts Water Scientific Dive Class

CHL hosted its inaugural National Association of Underwater Instructors (NAUI) Basic Open Water
[Published: 10/2/2015

U.S Army Corps of Engineers laboratory director appointed to PIANC

U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Coastal Hydraulics Laboratory (CHL) Director
[Published: 7/28/2015