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2019 Sediments Conference: Abstracts Due June 29

    Abstracts Due June 29, 2018 The Call for Abstracts is now available. Please review the abstract format/content requirements and the tentative technical topic list, then submit your abstract to be included in the multilevel review that will begin in July 2018.   Major Topic Areas Not an exhaustive list, abstracts are welcome on all relevant topics. ·     […]

SFBJV – Reminder: Sediment science priorities due March 23

      Hello SFBJV Committee and Management Board members,   This is a reminder that the Regional Monitoring Program is currently seeking input on where to invest some of their funds towards sediment science.   The deadline for response is March 23rd.  We encourage you to submit your priorities and also forward them to […]

2017 Sediments Conference Three Months Away

Register today for the 2017 Sediments Conference Register for the Conference by November 1 and save $70 on the Industry level technical program fee. Technical program registrants receive admission to platform and poster sessions as well as exhibits, meals, and breaks. In addition, each person registering for the technical program will receive the proceedings, which […]

Agenda for DMMO Meeting on September 7, 2016

The next Dredged Material Management Office (DMMO) meeting is on Wednesday, September 7, 2016. Projects being looked at include WETA San Francisco Ferry Terminal, USACE Napa River, and Strawberry Channel.  View the agenda here. Any updates can be found on the San Francisco Bay Dredging and Disposal Database web page at: or the Corps’ DMMO web page […]

2017 Sediments Conference: Hotel Reservation Update

Hotel/Travel Agency Caution If you receive a call or an email offering assistance in making hotel reservations or changing existing reservations, we advise caution.The Sediments Conference does not have group rate agreements with any property other than the Sheraton New Orleans nor have we partnered with any travel agency or third-party for travel/hotel discounts. We […]

In Search of Mud to Save Francisco Bay

  Guest Blog In Search of Mud to Save San Francisco Bay To restore the region’s salt marshes, scientists and engineers need to get their hands on huge quantities of the messy stuff By Venkat Srinivasan on March 28, 2016    Along the San Francisco Bay, just beyond the din of gridlock, industry and residential lawn mowers, an […]

Mud Shortages Eroding California’s Climate Defenses

Mud Shortage Eroding California’s Climate Defenses Published: March 3rd, 2016 By John Upton OAKLAND, Calif. — As the birdwatchers of Arrowhead Marsh strain through binoculars for glimpses of California clapper rails, they could easily miss the warning signs of an obscure threat to the species’ survival. Grassy banks at the heart of the marsh are sloughing […]

Now Accepting Abstracts for Battelle’s 2017 Sediments Conference

Now accepting abstracts for Battelle’s 2017 Sediments Conference. Abstracts Due: June 30, 2016 Please review the abstract format/content requirements on the Conference website and then submit your abstract to be included in the multilevel review that will begin in July 2016. Short Course Proposals Due: July 25, 2016 Courses will be offered on topics within […]

9th International Conference on Remediation & Management of Contaminated Sediments on January 9-12, 2017

The Ninth International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments will take place January 9-12, 2017. We are pleased to be returning to the historic and exciting city of New Orleans, Louisiana. The venue will again be the comfortable and spacious Sheraton New Orleans. Conference Sponsorship. The Conference is now accepting Sponsors. Sponsors that […]