Coastal Engineering Research Board to meet in Jacksonville

Published Sept. 11, 2012

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Sept. 11, 2012) – The Coastal Engineering Research Board (CERB), which provides guidance to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for coastal engineering research, will meet Sept. 18 and 19 at the Wyndham Jacksonville, 1515 Prudential Dr., Jacksonville, Fla. 


The theme of the meeting is “Regional Sediment Management – Uniting Navigation, Beaches, and the Ecosystem,” and is hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Atlantic Division and the Jacksonville District. The CERB is open to the public.


The CERB is a congressionally-authorized advisory board that provides policy guidance and review of plans and funding requirements for coastal research and development to the Chief of the Corps of Engineers.  The board usually meets once a year at various coastal and Great Lakes locations. The CERB is comprised of four Corps of Engineers senior officers and three civilian engineers/scientists who are experts in the field of coastal engineering. 


While the CERB meeting is open to the public, due to limited seating advance notice of attendance is requested.  For more information on the meeting or for attendance notification, contact Amanda Ellison at 904-232-1576.

Amanda Ellison

Release no. 12-067