Semi-Permeable Paleochannels as Conduits for Submarine Groundwater Discharge in Mississippi River Delta Stratigraphy, Barataria Bay, Louisiana

Alexander Breaux Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium and Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University; Alexander S. Kolker Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium and Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University; Katherine Telfeyan Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University; Jihyuk Kim Department of Marine Sciences, University of North …

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Riverine sediment fractions as a function of discharge at Tarbert Landing and Simmesport – Indication of the need for flow control to maximize sediment sources

Sanjeev Joshi, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803: sjoshi2@tigers.lsu.edu; Y. Jun Xu, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803: yjxu@lsu.edu Deltaic development in the mouths of the Mississippi and Atchafalaya Rivers (MAR) has been found to be strongly affected by river floods. Although several studies have investigated long-term total …

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Water Demand Forecasting for Toledo Bend Reservoir Reallocation

Joseph E. Berlin, AECOM, 7389 Florida Blvd Suite 300, Baton Rouge, LA 70806 Joseph.Berlin@aecom.com Most large reservoirs in the U.S. are multi-purpose reservoirs, which may be used for providing water supply, flood risk management, hydropower, recreation, and maintenance of minimum river flows downstream for environmental protection. The storage capacity of …

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Surface water use to counterbalance groundwater withdrawals in Southwest Louisiana

David M. Borrok, School of Geosciences, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA 70504: dborrok@louisiana.edu; Emad Habib, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA 70504: habib@louisiana.edu; Whitney P. Broussard, III, Institute for Coastal Ecology and Engineering, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA 70504: Wbroussard@louisiana.edu; JoAnne …

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GIS Analysis of Lake Pontchartrain Water Quality before and After the Bonnet Carré Spillway Opening in 2011

Adebayo Segun (sadebay@tulane.edu), Reda Amer (ramer1@tulane.edu) Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Tulane University 6823 St. Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118   This study focuses on the application of GIS analysis of Lake Pontchartrain’s water quality data through 2011, with emphasis on temporal and spatial changes as well as …

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Assessing The Efficiency Of Alternative Best Management Practices To Reduce Nonpoint Source Pollution In The Saline Bayou Watershed, Louisiana

Bijay Kumar Pokhrel Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA Email bpokhr1@tigers.lsu.edu; and Krishna P.Paudel Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA kpaudel@agcenter.lsu.edu   Nonpoint source (NPS) pollution is one of the major sources of water pollution in the United States. Pollution from agriculture sources primarily from fertilizer and manure applications has …

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Effects of a Vegetation Model in Hydrodynamic Simulations of Calcasieu Lake and Surrounding

Pawan Kumar Yadav Department of Chemical, Civil,and Mechanical Engineering McNeese State University Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA msu-pyadav@student.mcneese.edu; Sandesh Thapa Department of Chemical, Civil, and Mechanical Engineering McNeese State University Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA Email: msu-sthapa2@student.mcneese.edu; Xiao Han Department of Chemical, Civil, and Mechanical Engineering McNeese State University Lake Charles, Louisiana, …

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Integrating Social and Environmental Data in a Georeferenced Surface Water Use-Availability Model

Whitney P. Broussard III, Institute for Coastal Ecology and Engineering, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA 70504: wbroussard @louisiana.edu; Jian Chen, Informatics Research Institute, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA 70504: jchen@louisiana.edu; Fabiane B. Santos, School of Geosciences, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA 70504: fbs8852@louisiana.edu; Emad …

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