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: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Coastal Hazards, Geoscience:Geology, Oceanography:Marine Hazards, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Floods/Fluvial Processes, Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Management and Policy, Environmental Science:Land Use and Planning:Large-Scale Development
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Overview/Reference Work
Special Interest: Hazards
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Oceanography, Hydrology/Hydrogeology, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Hazards, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:WaterKeyword: Hurricane Katrina