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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The Licensing of Geoscientists in Louisiana

John E. Johnston III, Vice-Chairman Louisiana Board of Professional Geoscientists   ACT 974 The Louisiana Legislature passed Act 974, the “Louisiana Professional Geoscience Practice Act” during the 2010 session. This legislation established the Louisiana Board of Professional Geoscientists, which has since implemented licensing of Professional Geoscientists, and administered the various…

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