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.
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.
The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC)
is where energy professionals meet to exchange ideas and opinions to advance scientific and technical knowledge for offshore resources and environmental matters. COPRI and ASCE are sponsoring organizations, who work cooperatively to develop the program each year.
's vision and goal is to fulfill OTC's mission to promote and further the advance of scientific and technical knowledge of offshore resources and environmental matters.
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in one or more of the following categories:
Recognize your colleagues
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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COPRI publishes numerous publications including the Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering, Books, Technical Guidelines, Manuals of Practice and Conference Proceedings.
Inland Navigation: Environmental Sustainability provides the current state of environmental preservation procedures for inland waterways. It presents an overview of ecosystem sustainability procedures currently used. This technical report examines environmental considerations for construction, as well as operation and restoration of inland freshwater waterways in the continental United States, which includes the lower Mississippi and lower Columbia rivers.
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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.
This year we celebrate the 20
founding anniversary of COPRI! As one of 9 technical institutes of ASCE, the nation's oldest engineering society, we acknowledge and appreciate our collective two decades of our shared advancement and dissemination...Read More >>
Sean Duffy with the Big River Coalition speaking to attendees at the 2019 L.COPRI Fall Seminar.L.COPRI held their fall seminar on November 14, 2019 in Baton Rouge. Speakers and panelists addressed each of the four pillars of COPRI and how their...Read More >>
The John G. Moffatt-Frank E. Nichol Harbor and Coastal Engineering Award is given to a member of ASCE who has made a definitive contribution to the field of harbor and coastal engineering, and serves to recognize new ideas to expand the engineering...Read More >>
The Project Excellence Award was established by the COPRI Governing Board in 2008 to give members the opportunity to showcase their projects to the community. The purpose of this award is to recognize projects that have demonstrated design and/or...Read More >>
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Take Advantage of our Wide Range of
Continuing Education opportunities.
Earn CEUs/PDHs and stay up-to-date on the latest in civil engineering.
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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COPRI's Organizational Members are businesses, government agencies, and other organizations passionate about supporting the COPRI community. Learn more about COPRI,
our vision, and
becoming an Organizational Member.
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.
in one or more of the following categories:
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: