COPRI serves as a multidisciplinary and international leader in improving knowledge, education, development and the practice of civil engineering and other disciplines in the sustainable management of coastal, ocean, port, waterways, riverine and wetlands resources for the benefit of society.
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The International Conference on Coastal Engineering (ICCE)
is the premier coastal engineering conference held biennially under the auspices of the Coastal Engineering Research Council of COPRI.
Offshore Technology Conference Asia
's (OTC Asia) vision and goal is to fulfill its mission to promote and further the advance of scientific and technical knowledge of offshore resources and environmental matters.
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who have contributed to the civil and harbor, coastal, and waterways engineering profession in significant ways. Nominate a deserving colleague for one of COPRI's awards today.
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Waterfront Facilities Inspection and Assessment supplies engineers with guidelines and tools for inspecting and evaluating the condition of waterfront structures located in seawater and freshwater environments. Inspections are essential to an effective waterfront facility management program that ensures public safety, reliable service, environmental protection, and reduced maintenance costs. Because distress to a waterfront structure may not be recognizable from above water, the inspection must include an assessment of the extent and severity of deterioration from above and underwater.
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The Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering is a multidisciplinary forum for the dissemination of research-based engineering and technical information related to all aspects of building engineering design in the form of peer-reviewed technical papers, technical notes, and case studies.
Please join COPRI in congratulating Kyung Doug Suh, Ph.D., D.CE as the recipient of the 2020 International Coastal Engineering Award. Dr. Suh is recognized for his, "research and advances in wave theory and the design of coastal structures, his...Read More >>
Please join COPRI in congratulating Lesley C. Ewing, Ph.D., P.E., D.CE, M.ASCE as the recipient of the 2020 Orville T. Magoon Sustainable Coasts Award.
The Orville T. Magoon Sustainable Coasts Award is given in recognition of outstanding...Read More >>
Please join COPRI in congratulating Steven A. Hughes, Ph.D., P.E., D.CE, M.ASCE as the recipient of the 2020 John G. Moffatt-Frank E. Nichol Harbor and Coastal Engineering Award. The John G. Moffatt-Frank E. Nichol Harbor and Coastal Engineering...Read More >>
The COPRI Waterways Committee and the
Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering
have issued a call for papers for a Special Collection on Case Studies in Waterway Engineering. Waterways all over the world are experiencing increased...Read More >>
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Continuing Education opportunities.
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Port Engineering Certificate Program
is a series of career-focused courses taught by practicing engineers and university professors providing professional engineers in-demand skills used in the field of port engineering.
In these 12-week courses, you'll acquire sought-after skills that will help you excel in your current position or advance to a new one. You'll be taught from the unique insight and knowledge of a master's level instructor who is highly experienced in port engineering.
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Connect with ocean, coastal, port, waterway, riverine and wetlands engineering professionals. Join COPRI today as a new member or join COPRI as your primary or secondary Institute.
Whether you are interested in volunteering once or on a recurring basis, remotely or in person, as a COPRI member, you can dedicate your time and expertise to a cause that is important to you.
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Support your colleagues, peers, employees, and students by nominating them for one or more of COPRI and ASCE's Honors and Awards:
Help grow your network with ocean, coastal, port, waterway, riverine and wetlands professionals by participating in one of COPRI's many conferences and events: