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Potential consequences of saltwater intrusion associated with Hurricanes Katrina and Rita: Chapter 6C in Science and the storms-the USGS response to the hurricanes of 2005

Circular 1306-6C

This report is Chapter 6C in Science and the storms-the USGS response to the hurricanes of 2005. See Circular 1306 for more information and other chapters.
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Abstract

Hurricanes Katrina and Rita pushed salt water from the Gulf of Mexico well inland into freshwater marsh communities in coastal Louisiana. This paper describes the spatial extent of saltwater intrusion and provides an initial assessment of impacts (salt stress) to coastal marsh vegetation communities.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Potential consequences of saltwater intrusion associated with Hurricanes Katrina and Rita: Chapter 6C in Science and the storms-the USGS response to the hurricanes of 2005
Series title:
Circular
Series number:
1306
Chapter:
6C
Year Published:
2007
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location:
Reston, VA
Contributing office(s):
National Wetlands Research Center
Description:
10 p.
Larger Work Type:
Report
Larger Work Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Larger Work Title:
Science and the storms-the USGS response to the hurricanes of 2005 (Circular 1306)
First page:
137
Last page:
146
Number of Pages:
10
Country:
United States
State:
Louisiana