Faulting on the Louisiana Coast



Also see: Faults

Basement Controls on Subsurface Geologic Patterns and Coastal Geomorphology across the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Implications for Subsidence Studies and Coastal Restoration, by Bryan P. Stephens. A self-narrated, animated slide-show of his award-winning paper (AAPG paper of the year; 2009) as presented to the New Orleans Geological Society.

Christopher Armstrong et al., Influence of growth faults on coastal fluvial systems: Examples from the late Miocene to Recent Mississippi River Delta, Sedimentary Geology (2013).

Gagliano, Sherwood M. “Effects of earthquakes, fault movements, and subsidence on the south Louisiana landscape.” The Louisiana Civil Engineer, Journal of the Louisiana Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers 13, no. 2 (2005): 5.

Stevenson, DA, and RP McCulloh. “Earthquakes in Louisiana.” Louisiana Geological Survey Public Information Series 7 (2001): 8p.

Thomas L. Holzer, Living with Unstable Ground (2009).

Haggar, K. S., 2014, Coastal land loss and landscape level plant community succession: An expected result of natural tectonic subsidence, fault movement, and sea level rise: Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Transactions, v. 64, p. 139–159.