About the Coastal Inlets Research Program
| The Coastal Inlets Research Program, or CIRP, advances the state of knowledge and develops engineering technology for predicting the waves, current, sediment transport, and morphology change at and around inlets. Products of the CIRP improve management and design of coastal inlets through increased reliability of actions and reduction in operation and maintenance costs. The CIRP takes a variety of approaches, including developing concepts and theory for all relevant time scales, numerical simulation, field data collection, and laboratory experimentation. Reports and peer-reviewed articles as found on this web site provide the information gained from the CIRP to the Corps, scientific community, and public.
|HQ USACE Navigation Business Line Manager
Jeffrey A. McKee
|Technical Director, Navigation R&D|
W. Jeff Lillycrop,CHL
|CIRP Program Manager|
Dr. Julie Dean Rosati, CHL -