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University of Miami team to deploy offshore structures to probe wave damage

Written by on November 3, 2020

University of Miami team to deploy offshore structures to probe wave damage

University of Miami researchers are one step closer to deploying three structures off Miami Beach as part of a study aimed at finding the best ways to protect shorelines from damaging wave energy. 

Elizabeth Wheaton, Miami Beach’s environment and sustainability director, told Miami Today that after close to a year of negotiations the city has a final agreement with the research team to provide $20,000 in funding for the design, fabrication and installation of the “hybrid” structures.

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