Erosion, land subsidence, and sea level rise along the Louisiana coast have led to 4,900 square kilometers of land loss since the 1930s. It is estimated that Louisiana has the potential to lose an additional 4,500 square kilometers over the next 50 years if no restoration action is taken.
This is a part of the 2015 Fall VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category: Forecasting Wetland Cover and Species Habitat Project Team: Louisiana Ecological Forecasting Team Location: NASA Jet Propulsion Lab – Pasadena, California Authors: Emily Beck Brittany Zajic Raul Garcia Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Cathleen Jones (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory) Dr. Marc Simard (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory) Abstract: Land loss … Read More
In a concerted effort to remediate the ecosystems along the channel of the Colorado River, Mexico and the United States recently reached a historic agreement to release water from the Morelos Dam at the Arizona-Mexico border. This Û÷pulse flow,’ is intended to reach the Colorado River Delta for the first time in 50 years.