Daily Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of the Federal Government
The Board provides broad policy guidance and review of plans and fund requirements for the conduct of research and development of research projects in consonance with the needs of the coastal engineering field and the objectives of the Chief of Engineers.
On Wednesday morning, July 27, 2011, panel presentations dealing with Regional Sediment Management (RSM) will include an Introduction; Future RSM Challenges in the Corps; Long-term Sediment Budget to Assess Harbor Impacts at St. Joseph, MI; Nearshore Placement of Sand and Fine Grain Dredged Material: LRD Experience and Current R&D to Foster RSM Approaches; Engineering Research Needs for the Great Lakes; Managing Great Lakes Watersheds and Non-Point Source Sediment Loads; and National Coastal Mapping Program. Panel presentations continuing Wednesday afternoon will include Regional Monitoring Performance and Techniques, Regional Modeling and Analysis, and RSM Future Direction and R&D Needs. A briefing from the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association will be Wednesday afternoon.
The Board will meet in Executive Session to discuss ongoing initiatives and actions on Thursday morning, July 28.
These meetings are open to the public. Participation by the public is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 27.
The entire meeting and field trip boat tour are open to the public, but since seating capacity is limited, advance notice of attendance is required. Oral participation by public attendees is encouraged during the time scheduled on the agenda; written statements may be submitted prior to the meeting or up to 30 days after the meeting.