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During COL Aguilar's visit to ERDC CHL's Soils Lab, David Perkey demonstrates the River-PICS system, an integrated settling column, laser diffraction grain size analyzer, and CTD probe. The system was recently used to monitor suspended sediment size and settling rates in the salt wedge in the lower MS River.
Jeremy Sharp explains the 1:30 scale model of the Santa Ana River to stakeholders from the USACE Los Angeles District, USACE Kansas District, the BNSF Railroad, the Federal Highway Department, and the Riverside County Flood Control and Water Conservation District.
Jeremy Sharp, CHL, briefing COL John Buck, Commander, Seattle District, on Mud Mountain Model and the McNary/Lower Monumental Model.
Dr. Dwayne Fuller, CHL, briefing COL John Buck, Commander, Seattle District, on Mud Mountain Model and the McNary/Lower Monumental Model.
Students Michael Winkler and Tommy Kirklin signal to each other that they are OK as they practice buddy breathing – an emergency out-of-air procedure when scuba diving.
The Oil Spill Test Kit is a rapid screening method to detect oil in water and sediment samples from coastal areas.
ERDC-CHL Deputy Director Jose Sanchez, second from left, poses with several of his partners in crime at a charity event benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Engineer Research & Development Center
Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory
3909 Halls Ferry Road
Vicksburg, MS 39180-6199

Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory (CHL)

Dr. Brian McFall, a research civil engineer with the Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, stands outside the Deltares building in Delft, Netherlands. McFall spent a year in the Netherlands working at the Dutch company as part of the U.S. Army’s Engineer and Scientist Exchange Program.
Col. Jason Evers, commander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Huntington District, poses with recipients of the Commander's Award for Civil Service at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center in Vicksburg, Miss., July 31, 2019. Evers presented the awards in recognition of the outstanding partnership between the Huntington District and ERDC and for the exceptional efforts in hydraulic modeling in support of the Bluestone Dam Safety Assurance Mega-Project.
Dr. Brandan Scully, research civil engineer at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory, discusses his current civil works project at the annual Navigation and Flood Risk Management Research Area Review Groups held at CHL in April. The RARG is a nation-wide review that covers all U.S. Army Corps of Engineers districts and divisions and will inform Corps priorities for all civil works direct research and development projects.
Matthew Farthing, a research hydraulic engineer at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory and his colleague, Mario Putti, outside the mathematics department at the University of Padua in Padua, Italy. Farthing spent a year on sabbatical teaching a graduate level mathematical engineering course at the university.

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The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center holds Multi-Domain Operations Joint Technology Demonstration
8/19/2019
VICKSBURG, Miss. -- The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center held a Multi-Domain Operations Joint Technology Demonstration, August 7, 2019, at the Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory in...
McFall finds collaboration success with Army Engineer and Scientist Exchange Program
8/7/2019
VICKSBURG, Miss. (July 29, 2019) -- When Dr. Brian McFall saw the email titled “Engineer and Scientist Exchange,” his curiosity was piqued. “It was one of those generic-looking emails that most people...
Research Area Review Groups help prioritize Corps civil works projects
5/8/2019
VICKSBURG, Miss. -- The Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center held its annual Navigation and Flood Risk Management Research Area Review Groups...