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Louisiana Water Science Center (LAWSC)

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LAWSC Projects

Current and Ongoing Projects

  • Water quality monitoring in the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet, the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Lake Borgne, and adjacent waterways in southeastern Louisiana, 2009 to 2013
  • Assessment of water quality and soil conditions at the Bayou aux Carpes 404(C) property wetlands
  • Structure maps of the Carrizo-Wilcox aquifer in northwestern Louisiana
  • Physical soil properties of wetlands, and the hydrology of tidal swamp, tidal creeks, adjacent rivers, and adjacent marshes along the coastal gradient of palustrine, oligohaline, and mesohaline sites in relation to drought, storm, and tidal events
  • Assessing the Influence of the Davis Pond Freshwater Diversion on Water-Quality in Waterways and Marshes of Barataria Preserve
  • Water Use in Louisiana
  • Water Resources of Louisiana’s Parishes
  • Simulation of Groundwater Flow in the "1,500-Foot" and "2,000-Foot" Sands and Movement of Saltwater in the “2000-Foot” Sand of the Baton Rouge Area, Louisiana

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