Sea level rise and subsidence: Implications for Flooding in New Orleans, Louisiana,+Louisiana&hl=en&gl=us&pid=bl&srcid=ADGEESiKuCTODGQzjQAVUikkQLNfPU7

Virginia R. Burkett, David B. Zilkoski, David A. Hart, National Wetlands Research Center

This 2003 article describes the potential problems associated with sea level rise and subsidence in New Orleans. The article forewarns of serious losses in property in New Orleans unless flood-control levees and pumping stations are upgraded.

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Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Management and Policy, Geoscience:Geology, Oceanography:Marine Hazards, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Coastal Hazards, Floods/Fluvial Processes, Environmental Science:Land Use and Planning:Large-Scale Development
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Overview/Reference Work
Special Interest: Hazards
Topics: Hydrosphere/Cryosphere:Surface Water:Water Management and Policy, Earth surfaceKeyword: Hurricane Katrina