Tony M. Bowron 902-802-1261

Nancy C. Neatt 902.476.4550

info@cbwes.com

What We Do

CBWES Inc. offers a wide variety of coastal wetland and environmental consulting services to both public and private sector clients.

 

The team assembled by CBWES possesses extensive experience with estuarine and wetland systems, coastal geomorphology, coastal barrens and forest habitats, green roof and climate change adaptation research. This scientific and applied experience enables CBWES to provide a range of efficiency and cost-effective services to our clients.

 

The services we offer include:

 

 

  • Restoration and Mitigation

     • Wetlands, beaches, dunes, coastal islands & barrens, forest & riparian habitat restoration

     • Project Feasibility and Design

     • Construction supervision

     • Tidal Barrier Assessment (hydrological analysis)

  • Ecological and Compliance Monitoring

    • Pre- and Post-restoration Monitoring

     • Construction impact (change) monitoring

     • Hydrology and Water Quality

     • Vegetation

     • Soils and Sediments

     • Fish and Invertebrate

     • Data Management and Analysis

     

  • Wetlands

     • Identification and Delineation

     • Assessment and Monitoring

     • Restoration, Creation, Enhancement

     • Hydrological Mapping and [Flood] Modeling

  • GIS and Modeling

     • Habitat Mapping

     • Flood Mapping and Modeling

     • Hydrologic and Hydraulic Modeling

     • Elevation Survey and Analysis

     • Cartographic Services

     • GIS Analysis

  • Low-altitude Orthorectified Aerial Photography

     • Oblique and Orthorectified Low Altitude Digital Image Capture, Processing and Analysis

     • Surface Cover Classification and Analysis

  • Shoreline (Protection) Management Solutions

     • Adaptive approaches to managing shoreline change

     • Planned Retreat (coastal re-alignment)

     • Living Shorelines Techniques

  • Climate Change and Sea Level Rise Adaptation

     • Specialty in dykeland management and adaptation

     • Coastal vulnerability (risk) assessment

     • Management and adaptation to climate change impacts (erosion, flooding, storm surge & sea level rise)

     • Identification and prioritization of climate change adaptation options and guidance for design

  • Coastal and Fluvial Geomorphology

     • Mapping and classification

     • Sediment transport processes (empirical field data collection & analysis)

     • Historical analyses (GIS) of geomorphic change

  • Soil Sampling and Analysis

     • Grain Size Analysis

     • Bulk Density

     • Organic Matter Content

     • Elevation, Accretion and Deposition Monitoring

  • Habitat (Vegetation) Classification and Analysis

     • Vegetation Identification

     • Plant Community Classification

     • Ordination, Statistical Analysis

  • Green Roof Technologies

     • Plant Selection

     • Design

     • Assessment and Performance Evaluation

     • Monitoring System Design and Implementation

  • Water Quality Testing, Sampling and Analysis

     • Surface and Groundwater Water Quality Monitoring

     • Flow Monitoring

     • Water Sampling and Analysis (well, riverine, lake)

  • Scientific Research

     • Literature review

     • Experimental design

     • Statistical analysis

     • Science writing