Causes and Effects of Late Holocene Subsidence on the Pierre Part distributary complex Ascension and Assumption parishes, Louisiana

Paul V. Heinrich Louisiana Geological Survey, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803   Within Assumption and Ascension parishes, Louisiana, the Late Holocene Pierre Part Distributary System exhibits anomalous anastomosing distributaries that originate from a formally active area of crevassing along Bayou Lafourche. These distributaries converge downstream back into a …

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Water Usage Issues in Southwest Louisiana

Michael Tritico, RESTORE, P.O. Box 233, Longville, LA 70652 michaeltritico@yahoo.com , Paul Ringo, Sabine Riverkeeper, 2090 Mouth of the Creek Road, Merryville, LA 70653 paul.ringo0815@gmail.com   Safe drinking water for humans must be acknowledged as the highest, best use of any of Louisiana source of fresh water. A Policy of …

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Impact of land use on concentrations of ions, Total Dissolved Solids, and Total Suspended Solids in East Baton Rouge Parish

Douglas Carlson Louisiana Geological Survey, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70803-001 Past studies in the Baton Rouge, Louisiana area considered stream water quality during storm events but ignored water quality during low flow periods. This study includes determination of stream water quality during low flow time periods for 9 …

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Tailwater recovery system as a best management practice to improve irrigation water quantity and quality in Louisiana

Changyoon Jeong, 262 Research Station Road, Red River Research Station, LSU AgCenter, Bossier City, LA, 71112: cjeong@agcenter.lsu.edu. Ernest Girouard, 1373 Caffey Road, Rice Research Station, LSU AgCenter, Rayne, LA 70578: EGirouard@agcenter.lsu.edu. Patrick Colyer, 262 Research Station Road, Red River Research Station, LSU AgCenter, Bossier City, LA, 71112: pcolyer@agcenter.lsu.edu.   Tailwater …

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Impact of Microalgae/Cyanobacteria Co-culture on Sugar Mill Effluents

Jacob Foy, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70808: jfoy3@tigers.lsu.edu, Teresa Gutierrez-Wing, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70808: mgutie5@lsu.edu   The search for alternative sustainable fuel sources has led to microalgae, an eco-friendly candidate that has low impact on …

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Determination of a Suitable Formulation of Fluorogypsum, Class C Fly Ash, and Portland Type II Cement as an Oyster Cultch Material Based on Leaching Characteristics

Lofton, C.D., Barbato, M., Rusch, K.A., and Gutierrez-Wing, M.T.      Due to the high cost of limestone as an oyster cultch material in the State of Louisiana, an economical, locally available material is needed to provide a binding substrate for the oysters. Fluorogypsum (CaSO4·H2O), a by-product of the hydrofluoric acid …

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Submarine Groundwater Discharge In the Mississippi River Delta A Missing Hydrological Flux

Alexander S. Kolker Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University; Alex Breaux Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium; Jaye E. Cable Department of Marine Science, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Dan Coleman Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University; Jihyuk Kim Department of Marine Science, …

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