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December 2014 coastal scu...

December 2014 coastal scuttlebutt

When science goes bonkers After seeing the popular movie Interstellar, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson was...

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Contrarian challenges coa...

Contrarian challenges coastal restoration in toto, including sediment diversions: Is there an oil industry connection?

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Editor’s note: I held off publishing this post until after Mardi Gras but of course...

RECENT FROM Technical Issues

Ocean acidification is a ...

Ocean acidification is a problem for native oysters that cannot be solved by introducing a foreign species

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. The Eastern oyster Crassostrea virginica is in a sense the quintessential estuarine...

Thoughts on measuring the muscle of c...

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Note: This post is a work in progress. I hoped to present the information in Table 1 in the form...

Thoughts on measuring the muscle of coastal institutions
posted on: Dec 29, 2014 | author: Admin

Percy Viosca, the MR-GO and misleadin...

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Percy Viosca During the late 1920s a prescient naturalist named Percy Viosca, Jr. warned about the...

Percy Viosca, the MR-GO and misleading coastal mapping
posted on: Dec 18, 2014 | author: Admin

Coastal political football through th...

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. As the year winds down, it’s worth noting that nothing substantive happened during 2014 to...

Coastal political football through the decade; the home field disadvantage
posted on: Dec 15, 2014 | author: Admin

Unfortunately, Jindal remains perfect...

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Readers of LaCoastPost are well aware of my distaste for our governor, who, even after six years,...

Unfortunately, Jindal remains perfectly true to character
posted on: Dec 10, 2014 | author: Admin
Fundamentalist religion or the fundamentals of science? Choose your poison.

Fundamentalist religion or the fundamentals o...

posted on: Dec 8, 2014 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. As a professional scientist and lifelong student of the amazing process of biological evolution, it’s ironic to live among a...

Post-Thanksgiving coastal turkeys: ‘restoring hydrology’ with levees and ‘stabilizing shorelines’ with rocks.

Post-Thanksgiving coastal turkeys: ‘res...

posted on: Nov 29, 2014 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. There may be a shortage of the three Ms to save America’s Delta: mud, (political) muscle and moola, but there’s never...

Garret Graves uses top coastal employee in congressional campaign ad

Garret Graves uses top coastal employee in co...

posted on: Nov 25, 2014 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. In what I believe is a telling ethical lapse with negative coastal implications, Garret Graves is using his former assistant in...

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