Engineering and its Role in Building More Resilient Coastlines - 1 PDH
Webinar - Zoom Platform / 1 PDH - $40 member; $50 non-member / 12pm-1pm; ET
May 09, 2024
Development in our coastal areas has always been challenged by tidal action and coastal storms.   At issue is the fact that dealing with these problems is more urgent than ever.  Living shoreline design and implementation has gained significant traction in recent years, and has resulted in a rapid evolution of technology and best management practices.  This session will provide an overview on the growth of living shoreline innovation and what it means to our future.

Speaker:  Peter Hanrahan

Peter Hanrahan is a Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control, and has more than 45 years of industry experience.  In addition to presentations in Taiwan, Canada and the Dominican Republic, Peter has also presented at the national level for many organizations, including the International Erosion Control Association, Land Improvement Contractors of America, the Geotechnical Fabrics Institute, the National Working Waterfront Network, and the American Water Works Association.  

His articles have been published in many magazines, including Erosion Control, Land & Water, Geosynthetics, and Landscape Architect & Specifier News.

He has also assisted with the development of erosion control standards with the Illinois Tollway Authority, and the State Departments of Transportation in New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, Oklahoma, Missouri, Arkansas, and Illinois.

Peter has also assisted with the updating and development of erosion control handbooks for the State of Rhode Island, the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, and the Massachusetts Association of Conservation Commissions.