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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Sediment sluicing at LSU University Lake – A proposal for combating urban lake siltation and nutrient enrichment

Jun Xu School of Renewable Natural Resources, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA yjxu@lsu.edu   Abstract                                                                                                  Many urban lakes are faced with the twin problems of siltation and nutrient enrichment from the runoff of the watersheds. The accumulation of soil and organic particles can exacerbate internal release of nutrients, leading…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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