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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

What has TWIG accomplishe...

What has TWIG accomplished so far? Don’t everyone speak at once.

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Editor’s note: As a member of the Louisiana coastal science community I offer the...

Long silent eco-lambs finally say, &#...

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. In an article in nola.com|thetimes-picayune Mark Schleifstein noted that for the first time in...

Long silent eco-lambs finally say, “Baaa.”
posted on: Jan 22, 2015 | author: Admin

Are our state coastal officials even ...

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. The Public Trust Doctrine In 1992, Jim Wilkins, J.D, Director, Legal Advisory Service Louisiana...

Are our state coastal officials even aware of The Public Trust Doctrine?
posted on: Jan 19, 2015 | author: Admin

The checkered record of wetland mitig...

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Mit·i·ga·tion: noun: the action of reducing the severity, seriousness, or painfulness of...

The checkered record of wetland mitigation – the lesson of Downton Abbey
posted on: Jan 7, 2015 | author: Admin

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 misleading coastal mapping

Percy Viosca, the MR-GO and misleading coasta...

posted on: Dec 18, 2014 | author: Admin

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

Coastal political football through the decade; the home field disadvantage

Coastal political football through the decade...

posted on: Dec 15, 2014 | author: Admin

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

Unfortunately, Jindal remains perfectly true to character

Unfortunately, Jindal remains perfectly true ...

posted on: Dec 10, 2014 | author: Admin

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

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