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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...

RECENT FROM People Issues

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.

RECENT FROM Technical Issues

Magnitude of the Superdom...

Magnitude of the Superdome Equivalent (SDE) confirmed by checking ‘Domensions’

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Editor’s note: Since posting this piece earlier today I rechecked my figures. I was...

‘LTJayG’ Dardenne has ear...

by Len Bahr, PhD* Coastal issues almost ignored in Governor’s ‘race’ I inherited my love for the...

‘LTJayG’ Dardenne has earned post as Lieutenant Governor.
posted on: Oct 6, 2011 | author: Admin

Governor Pinocchio engages in coastal...

by Len Bahr, PhD* On September 27, with only 25 days left before the statewide Louisiana election on October 22, I...

Governor Pinocchio engages in coastal class warfare
posted on: Sep 28, 2011 | author: Admin

Fighting the ENOLA Zombiefire: either...

by Len Bahr, PhD* Editor’s note: This post was influenced by recent discussions with five credible coastal...

Fighting the ENOLA Zombiefire: either quit pumping or let ‘er flood!
posted on: Sep 21, 2011 | author: Admin

September 2011 Coastal Scuttlebutt (c...

Note: This post is typically updated each day by noon CDT. September 30 What exactly is community resiliency (and...

September 2011 Coastal Scuttlebutt (continued)
posted on: Sep 15, 2011 | author: Admin
Dumping waste in the sinking delta…the good, the bad and the smelly.

Dumping waste in the sinking delta…the good, ...

posted on: Sep 13, 2011 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, PhD* The many challenges that followed the tragic passage of Hurricane Katrina included finding appropriate disposal sites for...

September 2011 Coastal Scuttlebutt

September 2011 Coastal Scuttlebutt

posted on: Sep 1, 2011 | author: Admin

Editor’s note: this post is typically updated each day by 12:00 noon CDT September 14 Rabalais wins ‘dead zone’ research...

Who should have ‘standing’ to set Louisiana coastal policy?

Who should have ‘standing’ to set Louisiana c...

posted on: Aug 31, 2011 | author: Admin

By Len Bahr, PhD* Definitions: stand·ing (noun) 1. Status with respect to rank, reputation, or position in society or a profession; 2. High...

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