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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...

June 2011 Coastal Scuttlebutt (cont.)

June 30 Comments on the flood response from upriver A sharp-eyed reader sent a...

June 2011 Coastal Scuttlebutt (cont.)
posted on: Jun 15, 2011 | author: Admin

Len’s Ten Coastal Commandments

by Len Bahr, PhD* The 2011 regular session of the Louisiana State Legislature is lurching toward its Sine Die...

Len’s Ten Coastal Commandments
posted on: Jun 8, 2011 | author: Admin

Why not multi-task the billion dollar...

by Len Bahr, PhD* On June 4 in The Times-Picayune, Paul Rioux described the successful installation of the world’s...

Why not multi-task the billion dollar west bank pump?
posted on: Jun 4, 2011 | author: Admin

June 2011 Coastal Scuttlebutt

June 14 Coastal engine running on one cylinder Record river floods throughout the Mississippi River basin this...

June 2011 Coastal Scuttlebutt
posted on: Jun 1, 2011 | author: Admin
America’s Delta vs. the ‘Yazoo Blues Plain’

America’s Delta vs. the ‘Yazoo Blues Pl...

posted on: May 24, 2011 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, PhD* The unfolding drama surrounding widespread flooding from record water levels in the lower Mississippi River and some of its...

May 2011 Coastal Scuttlebutt (cont.)

May 2011 Coastal Scuttlebutt (cont.)

posted on: May 15, 2011 | author: Admin

May 31 Coastal funding grows increasingly doubtful as the bill...

How I’d spend the ‘BP Bucks’ coming soon to Louisiana

How I’d spend the ‘BP Bucks’ comi...

posted on: May 5, 2011 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, PhD* Three years post-Katrina but two years before the Macondo well blowout, comprehensive restoration of the central gulf coast was...

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