Category: Subsidence

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…

Evacuation Risks on the Louisiana Coast

Kent, Joshua D. “Assessing the Long-Term Impact of Subsidence and Global Climate Change on Emergency Evacuation Routes in Coastal Louisiana,” 2012. Subsidence forecast models for coastal Louisiana were developed to estimate the change in surface elevations of evacuation routes for…