Floods, Bridge Scouring, and Coastal Erosion

Scour under a bridge on the Kenai Peninsula
March 10, 2016

These natural hazards are significant areas of concern as they threaten the lives of people and/or cause economic damage to Alaska villages along rivers and coast. Research activities move forward innovative means to monitor these hazards and conduct research on the underlying physical processes to improve short and long-term hazard assessments.