FY2011-FY2015 Projects


Project Name Principal Investigators
Development of a 2D Hydrodynamic Model of the Mississippi River and Application To Long-Term Management Scenarios, Contaminant Transport and Sediment Transport Clinton Willson
Louisiana Watershed Education Initiative for Environmental Sustainability Zhi-Qiang Deng
Feasibility Study of Scavenging Approach to Stop Saltwater Toward Water Wells Frank Tsai
Turbulent Interactions of Coastal Vegetation and Waves Heather Smith



Project Name Principal Investigators
Nutrient and harmful algal bloom (HAB) dynamics in Lake Pontchartrain during a non-spillway opening year John White, Sibel Bargu, Chunyan Li
Identification of contaminant source locations in Amite River watershed Zhi-Qiang Deng
Hydrostratigraphy Modeling of the Southern Hills Aquifer System and Faults Frank Tsai
Irregular Wave Dissipation by Coastal Vegetation Heather Smith



Project Name Principal Investigators
Hydrostratigraphy Modeling of the Southern Hills Aquifer System Frank Tsai
Development of Total Maximum Daily Load for Dissolved Oxygen in Nutrient-Enriched Lowland Rivers Zhi-Qiang Deng
Sustainable Iron Removal from Groundwater Supporting Aquaculture Ron Malone, Donald Adrian



Project Name Principal Investigators
Groundwater Recharge Estimation under Climate Change Impact for the Southern Hills Aquifer System of Southeastern Louisiana and Southwestern Mississippi​ Frank Tsai
Identification of Critical Nitrogen Source Areas in Lower Boeuf River Watershed Zhi-Qiang Deng
Effect of Herbicide Atrazine on Phytoplankton, Water Quality, and Ecosystem Functions in Louisiana Coastal Wetlands Sibel Bargu, Ronald Delaune
Adaptive management of Catahoula Lake for Sediment Mobility and Control of Woody Encroachment​ Richard Keim, Brandon Edwards



Project Name Principal Investigators
Long-Term Groundwater Recharge Projection of Southeastern Louisiana and Southwestern Mississippi Under Climate Change​ Frank Tsai
Atmospheric deposition of nitrogen and sulfur to Louisiana water bodies Hongliang Zhang
Development of watershed-based dynamic total maximum daily load for dissolved oxygen in loiwer Bayou Macon​ Zhi-Qiang Deng