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Awesome cyclone power; ha...

Awesome cyclone power; hats off to BP; Angelle panders to oil interests; while SLFPA-E fights them

  by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Cyclone devastation The above images capture the power of Cyclone Pam that struck the...

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Who owns the term America...

Who owns the term America’s Wetland?

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. A lot of folks, myself included, have adopted the adjective America’s to...

RECENT FROM Technical Issues

Point by point rejoinders...

Point by point rejoinders to arguments against river diversions

Editor’s note: Award winning journalist Bob Marshall with TheLensNola.org recently invited the Save...

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...

December 2014 coastal scuttlebutt

December 2014 coastal scuttlebutt

posted on: Dec 3, 2014 | author: Admin

When science goes bonkers After seeing the popular movie Interstellar, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson was quoted as pointing out that if...

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...

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