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Miscellaneous mini coasta...

Miscellaneous mini coastal posts

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Editor’s note: The following is a collection of mini-posts, some of which have been...

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The legacy of ‘Kata...

The legacy of ‘Katastrophina:’ Coastal protection vs. coastal restoration.

...coastal protection, as addressed in all versions of the master plan, should incorporate as a primary element the evacuation of at-risk coastal residents. Nevertheless, a word search on 'evacuation' in the 2012 master plan came up empty.

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Despite delta dysfunction...

Despite delta dysfunction and the BP blowout, blue crabs still thrive in coastal Louisiana; so why can’t we afford them?

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. For my three quarter century birthday in mid-June my lovely wife Guile had planned to...

June 2013 Coastal Scuttlebutt (cont.)

 JUNE THIRTIETH Paul Kemp will once again be gainfully employed doing coastal science I can’t think of a single...

June 2013 Coastal Scuttlebutt (cont.)
posted on: Jun 30, 2013 | author: Admin

June 2013 Coastal Scuttlebutt

JUNE FOURTEENTH George Wallace and Bobby Jindal both occupied schoolhouse doorways On June 11 fifty years ago George...

June 2013 Coastal Scuttlebutt
posted on: Jun 14, 2013 | author: Admin

LA Swift slows to a halt

by Len Bahr, PhD* Just weeks before Hurricane Katrina invaded New Orleans on August 29 2005, I had a brief meeting on...

LA Swift slows to a halt
posted on: Jun 11, 2013 | author: Admin

May 2013 Coastal Scuttlebutt (cont.)

MAY THIRTY-FIRST Authoritative advice on coastal ‘medicine’ As I close out the May 2013 Coastal...

May 2013 Coastal Scuttlebutt (cont.)
posted on: May 31, 2013 | author: Admin
Is a river diversion at the Nucor iron plant one of 39 projects under consideration for BP funding?

Is a river diversion at the Nucor iron plant ...

posted on: May 23, 2013 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, PhD* As many loyal readers will remember, I have long espoused the idea that the $4 billion Nucor iron processing plant, now under...

May 2013 Coastal Scuttlebutt

May 2013 Coastal Scuttlebutt

posted on: May 14, 2013 | author: Admin

MAY THIRTEENTH-FOURTEENTH National Fish and Wildlife Foundation managing some of the BP funds Mark Schleifstein reported in NOLA.com today (May 14)...

Saving the delta is a pipe dream sans sediment diversion projects.

Saving the delta is a pipe dream sans sedimen...

posted on: May 13, 2013 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, PhD*  Climate change and delta deterioration Last week the concentration of atmospheric CO2 reached 400 ppm, more than at any time in...

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