INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — Before county officials seek someone to create a computer model of manmade structures that could slow beach erosion, a consultant said Monday, they should zero in on the “hot spots” where erosion is the worst.
“You need to identify your (worst erosion) areas and focus on them,” said Michael Jenkins, the coastal engineering team leader with Applied Technology & Management of West Palm Beach. “Modeling is a tool, but if you don’t use it in a functional manner, you won’t get good results.”…Read Entire Article Here
June 11, 2012
image – Walker Dawson, Coastal Tech