Biogeochemistry of surface waters and groundwaters at Myrtle Grove, LA

Telfeyan Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA *correspondence: ktelfeya@tulane.edu; A. Breaux Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium, Cocoderie, LA, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA; J. Kim Department of Marine Sciences, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; K.H. Johannesson, K.H. Department…

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Climate change impacts on surface water and groundwater recharge of southwestern Mississippi and southeastern Louisiana

Ehsan Beigi and Frank T.-C. Tsai Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 3418G Patrick F. Taylor Hall, Louisiana State University E-mail: ebeigi3@lsu.edu; ftsai@lsu.edu;   This study conducts uncertainty analysis on future region-scale hydrologic projections under the uncertain climate change projections of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment…

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Design and construction of a salt and fresh water well couple to intercept saltwater migrating into the Southern Hills Aquifer system

R. “Randy” Hollis, P.E., Post Office Box 66396, Baton Rouge, LA 70896-6396: randy@owenandwhite.com; Roy A. Waggenspack, P.E., Post Office Box 66396, Baton Rouge, LA 70896-6396: roy@owenandwhite.com     Saltwater intrusion into the Southern Hills Aquifer system in East Baton Rouge Parish is of great concern to both public and industrial…

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Simulation of Groundwater Flow in the “1,500-Foot” Sand and “2,000-Foot” Sand, with Scenarios to Mitigate Saltwater Migration in the “2,000-Foot” Sand of the Baton Rouge Area, Louisiana

Charles E. Heywood, Jason M. Griffith, and John K. Lovelace Groundwater withdrawals have caused saltwater to encroach into freshwater-bearing aquifers beneath Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Groundwater investigations in the 1960s identified a freshwater-saltwater interface located at the Baton Rouge Fault, across which abrupt changes in water levels occur. Aquifers south of…

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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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