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17-18 October 2019

Dalton J. Woods Auditorium
Energy, Coast & Environment Bldg
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

LGS Coastal Symposium 2019

Agenda

NOTE: Topics, speakers and session times are subject to change.

 

Thursday, 17 October 2019

Time Speaker Topic
8:00   -   9:00   Registration
9:00   -   9:10 John Johnston III Opening
9:10   -   9:15 John Snow Welcome to LSU
9:15   -   9:30 Senator Sharon Hewitt Introduction
9:30   - 10:00 Chris McLindon Keynote
10:00   - 10:30 Charles "Chip" Groat The Louisiana Coastal Geohazards Atlas
10:30   - 10:45   Break
10:45   - 11:15 John Johnston III An Empirical Test of the Value of Canal Restoration
11:15   - 11:45 Eugene Turner Most Louisiana Landloss Is Caused by Canals, and Restoring Canals Is Successful
11:45   -   1:00   Lunch and poster session
1:00   -   1:30 Juan Lorenzo Levee Assessment in New Orleans: A Use for Near-Surface Geophysics?
1:30   -    2:00 Robert Habans The Coastal Index: Tracking the Coastal Adaptation and Water Management Economy in Southeast Louisiana
2:00   -   2:30 Donnie Garrison Shell Pipeline Uses Natural Infrastructure Solutions to Protect Ship Shoal Pipeline and Improve the Nearby Coastal Ecosystem
2:30   -   2:45   Break
2:45   -   3:15 Frank Tsai Groundwater Responses to Severe Hydrologic Events in the Mississippi River Delta
3:15   -   3:45 Diana Di Leonardo The Role of Geosciences in Coastal Community Resilience Strategies
3:45   -   4:15 Lee Gary Mitigating Dye Wastewater Threats to Fresh Water Sources
4:15   -  4:45 Wei Xu et al Long-Term Riverbed Dynamics of the Middle and Lower Atchafalaya River

 

Friday, 18 October 2019

Time Speaker Topic
8:00   -   9:00   Registration
9:00   -   9:30 Chris McLindon Louisiana Coastal Land Loss Using Industry Seismic Data
9:30   - 10:00 Gary Kinsland All Growth Faults Are, or Have Been, Surface Faults
10:00   - 10:30 Elizabeth McDade New Information Supporting the Stabilization & Restoration of the Biloxi Marsh Complex
10:30   - 10:45   Break
10:45   - 11:15 Bob Jacobsen When Is Geology Really Important to Coastal Management?
11:15   - 11:45 David Heap Coastal Restoration Innovative Technology
11:45   -    1:00   Lunch
1:00   -   1:30 Christine Charrier Regulation of Special Geologic and Geographic Features of Coastal Louisiana
1:30   -   2:00 Mike Merritt Special Interest Geohazard Areas on the West Bank of New Orleans
2:00   -   2:30 Y. Jun Xu Restoration or Adaptation? A Discussion from The View of Riverine Sediment Transport
2:30   -   2:45   Break
2:45   -   3:15 Allison Scates Geomorphic and Shallow Subsurface Expression of Growth Faults in Mississippi River Delta Quaternary Sediment
3:15   -   4:15 John Johnston III Professional Ethics for Scientists and Engineers