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RD22 workshop addresses R&D challenges, emphasizes strategic collaboration
5/5/2022
Scientists and engineers from across the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) participated in the organization’s Research and Development 2022 (RD22) workshop and symposium, April...
ERDC’s Flowers passionate about community involvement
4/20/2022
Keith Flowers, the deputy director of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory (CHL), is passionate about getting involved in the community he...
Local Boy Scouts camp out, tour ERDC
4/18/2022 UPDATED
A Vicksburg Boy Scout troop recently visited the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Waterways Experiment Station for a weekend campout and a hands-on look at some of the...
Meet the inventors: Bed-load transport measurement technique
2/17/2022 UPDATED
What did it take for the four-member research team who developed the “ISSDOTv2 bedload transport methodology” to create a U.S. patent-worthy invention? For this team, it was made possible by varied...
Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory invention team receives patent for bed-load transport measurement technique
2/17/2022 UPDATED
Utilizing their combined decades of experience in river mechanics, a four-member team of research physicists and hydraulic engineers with the Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) combined...
ERDC engineers and scientists participate in Girl Scout workshop
2/17/2022
A group of female engineers and scientists from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in Vicksburg recently came together to speak to 30 Girl Scouts from the Vicksburg area...
Women in STEM at ERDC
2/11/2022
ERDC is proud of the outstanding women on our team who are discovering, developing and delivering solutions to make the world safer and better. Meet some of the women at ERDC who are leading the way...
ERDC researchers awarded SEED grants
2/1/2022
Two researchers from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory (CHL) have been awarded funds through the Science, Mathematics, and Research for...
Sisco joins the ERDC’s Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory
10/21/2021
Adam Sisco has joined the Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory’s Hydrologic Systems Branch at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC)...
Cagle joins the ERDC’s Coastal, Hydraulics Laboratory
9/22/2021
Taylor Cagle has joined the Hydrologic Systems Branch in the Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory (CHL) at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC)...
New trial for using advanced weather forecasts to retain more water proves successful
8/25/2021
A new report evaluating a pilot program to use advanced weather and streamflow forecasts to enhance water storage capabilities at a Riverside County, California, dam found that enough water could be...
ERDC researchers engage citizen scientists in data collection
8/11/2021
Researchers from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), along with the U.S. Geological Service, Marda Science and James Madison University, are engaging citizen scientists in a...
ERDC mourns loss of dredging industry expert
7/1/2021
The dredging industry has suffered a great loss with the recent death of Timothy L. Welp, a research hydraulic engineer with the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC)...
Using simulation tools for operational readiness in maritime and littoral operations
6/18/2021
Operational readiness is a term used throughout the six branches of the U.S. military. The ability of armed forces to conduct the full range of military operations, regardless of a posed threat, is...
USACE, James Madison University hold SandSnap event
6/4/2021
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and James Madison University invite the public to become citizen scientists at a SandSnap event at the Jones Beach Energy and Nature Center June 5 from 10 a.m...
Zimmerman joins the ERDC’s Coastal, Hydraulics Laboratory
5/20/2021
Julia Zimmerman has joined the Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory’s River and Estuarine Engineering Branch at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC)...
Cecil joins the ERDC’s Coastal, Hydraulics Laboratory
5/20/2021
Dr. Orie Cecil has joined the Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory’s Hydrologic Systems Branch at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC)...
ERDC researchers commission full-size, semi-autonomous research vessel
4/9/2021
Making its way through the murky waters and swift current of the Mississippi River at the Vicksburg riverfront, the Research Vessel Martin looks like any other U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)...
ERDC’s Field Research Facility holds groundbreaking ceremony for new annex
4/8/2021
The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new annex building at its Field Research Facility in Duck, North Carolina, April 6, 2021. ​The...
Evaluating the engineering benefits of Florida’s mangrove forests
3/15/2021
Along the Florida coastline, forests of trees with a dense tangle of prop roots appear to be standing on stilts above the water. These trees, or mangroves, are not only magnificent to see, but are a...
Broadening the scope of post-wildfire flood risk management
12/22/2020
As firefighters worked diligently to extinguish a notable number of wildfires this season, researchers with U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) post-wildfire flood risk...