Latest Mississippi River Delta News: April 29, 2015

04.29.2015 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

Engineering a better future for the Mississippi Delta April 28, 2015
“River deltas, low-lying landforms that host critical and diverse ecosystems as well as high concentrations of human population, face an uncertain future. Even as some deltas experience decreased sediment supply from damming, others will see increased sediment discharge from land-use changes. Accurate estimates of the current rate of subsidence in the Mississippi Delta are important for planning wetland restoration and predictions of storm surge flooding.” (Read More)