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Details of Mr. Douglas Alfred Gaffney   


Gender male
Job title Deputy Coastal Practice Leader
Hatch Mott MacDonald ( HMM)
3 Paragon Way Freehold 07728
1500 Walnut Avenue,
Regions Sea of Azov
Tel (856) 924-3363
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Degree M.S. Marine Studies (Applied Ocean Science) University of Delaware, 1989.B.S. Marine Engineering, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, 1984.
Job type Technical Advice & Consulting
Research Area(s) Marine and Coastal Engineering , Marine and Coastal Engineering
Research Activities coastal restoration including mangrove & marsh, waterfront structural engineering, dredging management, wave data collection and analysis.
Research Region Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea
Skills/Expertise Professional Engineer, Diplomate in Coastal Engineering, Business Development, geosynthetics, coastal design.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Mr. Douglas GAFFNEY)

Gaffney, D.A., Robertson, R. and Gorleski, E.S. [2014] Design and Performance of Breakwaters for Environmental Restoration, American Shore and Beach Preservation Association Annual Conference, October 2014, Virginia Beach, VA.
Gaffney, D.A. [2013] Design and Performance of North End Atlantic City Coastal Structures, Northeast Shore and Beach Preservation Association Conference, Sept 2013, Galloway, NJ.
Gaffney, D.A. and Weggel, J.R. [2013] Beach Replacement and Terminal Groin/Jetty at Niantic, Connecticut, Northeast Shore and Beach Preservation Association Conference, Sept 2013, Galloway, NJ.
Gaffney, D.A.[2013] Geotextile Tube Failures, Geosynthetics 2013, Long Beach, CA, April 2013.
Gaffney, D.A. and Robertson, R., [2012] The Use of Low Cost Breakwaters for Mangrove Restoration in Muddy Foreshores, 6th National Conference on Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration, Tampa, FL
Dalon, M., Munoz, R., Gaffney, D.A., and Fiske, J. [2011] Efficacy of Stone Filled Marine Mattresses for Cable Protection in a Nearshore Mixed Sediment Environment, Coastal Engineering Practice, San Diego, CA, 2011.
Gaffney, D.A., Chambers, M., Fatheringham, C., and Munoz, R. [2011] The Value of Chemical Conditioning with Geotextile Tube Dewatering, Geo-Frontiers 2011, Dallas, TX, March 2011.
Weggel, J.R., Dortch, J., and Gaffney, D.A. [2010] Analysis of Fluid Discharge from a Hanging Geotextile Bag, Geotextiles and Geomembranes, 2010.
Gaffney, D.A. and Legault, K.R., [2010] Design and Function of Very Low Profile Groins, ASBPA National Conference, Charleston, SC
Gaffney, D.A., Hsuan, G., Weggel, J.R., and Munoz, R. [2009] Drainage Characteristics of Geotextiles Under Tensile Loads, Geosynthetics 2009, Salt Lake City, UT, February 2009.
Gaffney, D.A., Gorleski, E.S., and Boehm Clifton, G. [2008] Advancements in Dredged Material Management in the State of New Jersey, GeoCongress ?08, New Orleans, LA, 2008.
Wynn, J.R., Gaffney, D.A. and Babin, J. [2005] Geotextile Tube and Erosion Control Protection: Designer, Contractor and Supplier Roles. Tsunami Reconstruction with Geosynthetics - Protection, Mitigation and Rehabilitation of Coastal and Waterway Erosion Control, 8-10 December 2005 Bangkok, Thailand.
Gaffney, D.A. and Gorleski, E. [2005] Dewatering and Amending Dredged Material for Beneficial Use, Geofrontiers '05, Austin, TX 2005
Gaffney, D.A., [2004] ?Advancements in Tube Technology for Riverbank Stabilization,? Land and Water, January/February 2004.
Desrosiers, R., Gaffney, D.A., Olk, P.J., and Smith, D.W., [2003] ?Duluth-Superior Harbor Integrated Restoration Project,? WEDA XXIII, Oak Brook, IL, 2003.
Gaffney, D.A. and Austin, D.N., [2003] ?Engineering with Geotextile Tubes,? at the 17th Geosynthetic Institute Conference, Las Vegas, NV, December 2003
Gaffney, D.A., and Merl, K., [2002] ?River Bluff Protection Using Improved Geotextile Tubes and Coir Erosion Control Blankets,? Proceedings of the ?Northeast Beaches: A Balancing Act? Conference, Woods Hole, MA, 23-26 October 2002.
Moo-Young, H.K., Gaffney, D.A., and Mo, X., [2002] ?Testing Procedures to Assess the Viability of Dewatering with Geotextile Tubes,? Geotextiles and Geomembranes, Vol. 20, pages 289 ? 303, 2002.
Gaffney, D.A., Ragen, W., Espasa, E. and Kirkpatrick, B., [2001] ?Combining Natural and Synthetic Erosion Control Products in Riverfront Restoration ? Hudson River, New Jersey,? Wetlands Engineering and River Restoration Conference 2001, August 27-31, 2001, Reno Nevada.
Gaffney, D.A., Wells, L., Wickoren, D., and Skelton, B.A., [2001] ?Environmental Benefits of Dredged Material Contained in Geotextile Tubes ? Drakes Creek, Tennessee,? International Erosion Control Association, Proceedings of Conference 32, February 5-9, 2001, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Gaffney, D.A., and Hogue, R., [2001] ?Preliminary Performance of the Sand Web System, Sun Cay, Bahamas, November ? December 2000? for Parker Beach Restoration, Inc., January 2001.
Gaffney, D.A., [2001] ?Using Geotextile Tubes to Create Wetlands in Galveston Bay, Galveston, TX,? The 10th Annual Native Plant Symposium, Columbus, NJ, January 2001
Gaffney, D.A., and Ragen, W., [2000] ?Geotextiles in the Marine Environment ? State of the Practice,? The National Beach Preservation Conference, August 2000, Maui, Hawaii.
Gaffney, D.A., [2000] ?Geotextile Tubes for Coastal Erosion Control,? Corps of Engineers Workshop ?Advancements in Shore Protection Technology: The Past 20 Years,? August 2000, Maui, Hawaii.
Gaffney, D.A., [1998] ?Erosion and Wave Reflection Considerations of Shore-parallel Structures,? The Northeast Shore & Beach Preservation Association Conference, May 1998.
Gaffney, D.A., and Williams, G.L., [1993] ?Joint Probability of Superelevated Water Levels and Wave Heights at Duck, NC,? The Second International Symposium, Ocean Wave Measurement and Analysis, New Orleans, LA, 1993.
Gaffney, D.A., [1991] ?Dune Scarp Exhibits Bifurcation Sequence,? Journal of Coastal Research, 1991.
Gaffney, D.A., [1990] ?Qualitative Analysis of a Coastal Region Within a Geographic Information System,? Twelfth International Conference of the Coastal Society, 1990.

Created: 2005-05-31 Last Updated: 2015-09-29 by Douglas GAFFNEY