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The Water Institute presents at a variety of technical and public meetings, workshops, and conferences. To request a specific presentation, contact us by clicking here.

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Restoring Coastal Louisiana in the Face of an Uncertain Future

posted on 08.12.2013

Denise Reed, Author

Denise Reed, Chief Scientist at The Water Institute of the Gulf, presented at the 5th National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration (NCER) in Chicago, IL.  Her presentation was titled "Restoring Coastal Louisiana in the Face of an Uncertain Future" highlighting the efforts of the 2012 Master Plan to combat the uncertainties facing coastal Louisiana.

Northshore Water Issues for the 21st Century

posted on 07.22.2013

Denise Reed, Author

The Northshore Community Foundation hosted a water symposium in Pelican Park for Northshore residents to discuss the double threat of rising sea levels and disappearing coastlines.  Denise Reed, Chief Scientist of The Water Institute presented at the symposium, highlighting the critical water issues facing Louisiana and the Northshore community.

Numerical Modeling of Bonnet Carre Spillway as a Controlled Diversion During 2011 MS River Flood

posted on 07.08.2013

Kazi Sadid, Author

Kazi Sadid of The Water Institute presented at the ASCE-World Environment and Water Resources Congress 2013 in Cincinnati. The presentation was titled "Numerical Model of Bonnet Carre Spillway as a Large Controlled Diversion During the 2011 Mississippi River Flood" and co-authored by Ehab Meselhe, Mead Allison, Joao Pereira and Hoonshin Jung.

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The Water Institute of the Gulf: Overview to the Horizon Initiative

posted on 07.22.2013

Chip Groat, Author

The Horizon Initiative is a group of over 300 culturally and racially diverse business and civic leaders dedicated to increasing prosperity and quality of life for all of the citizens of New Orleans through economic development. Water Institute, President and CEO, Chip Groat presented an overview of The Water Institute to the Horizon Initiative's Water Committee.

Climatic and Anthropogenic Impacts on Riverine Sediment Supply to the Gulf of Mexico

posted on 04.22.2013

Mead Allison, Author

Mead Allison, Director of Physical Processes and Sediment Systems at The Water Institute, presented at the GS Penrose and AGU Chapman Conference in Galveston, TX. His presentation was titled "Climatic and Anthropogenic Impacts on Riverine Sediment Supply to The Gulf of Mexico."

Flood Protection vs. Coastal Restoration: Taming and Using the MS River in Louisiana

posted on 04.05.2013

Mead Allison, Author

Mead Allison, Director of Physical Processes and Sediment Systems at The Water Institute, spoke at the Tulane Engineering Forum on April 5, 3013 in the New Orleans, LA. His presentation was titled "Flood Protection vs. Coastal Restoration: Taming and Using the Mississippi River in Louisiana."

Hydrodynamic and Sediment Transport Modeling of Bonnet Carre Spillway during the 2011 MS River

posted on 02.22.2013

Kazi Sadid, Author

Kazi Sadid of The Water Institute presented at the ASLO 2013 Aquatic Sciences Meeting in New Orleans. The paper was titled "Hydrodynamic and Sediment Transport Modeling of Bonnet Carre Spillway during the 2011 Mississippi River Flood" and co-authored by Mead Allison, Ehab Meselhe, Joao Pereira and Hoonshin Jung.

Numerical Modeling of Pulsed Sediment Diversions

posted on 02.22.2013

Joao Pereira, Author

Joao Pereira of The Water Institue presented at the ASLO 2013 Aquatic Sciences Meeting in New Orleans, LA. Their paper was titled "Numerical Modeling of Pulsed Sediment Diversions: Effect on Stability of Lateral Sand Bars in the Lower Mississippi River," and was co-authored by Mead Allison, Ehab Meselhe, and Hoonshin Jung.

Coasts as Natural Systems

posted on 02.20.2013

Denise Reed, Author

Denise Reed, Chief Scientist at The Water Institute, presented in the Opening Plenary panel of the ASFPM Gilbert F. White Flood Policy Forum in Arlington, VA. The forum addressed "Human Adjustments in Coasts-Adaptive Management in Response to Changing Hazards, Risks, and Ecosystems."

Impact of Delta Plain Processes on Mississippi-Atchafalaya Sediment Discharge to the Gulf of Mexico

posted on 02.19.2013

Mead Allison, Ehab Meselhe, Author

Mead Allison and Ehab Meselhe of The Water Institute co-authored a paper that was presented at the ASLO 2013 Aquatic Sciences Meeting. The authors were part of a team that recently constructed a sediment budget for the Mississippi-Atchafalaya River from Old River to the Gulf of Mexico for water years 2008-2010. The paper was titled "Impact of Delta Plain Processes on Mississippi-Atchafalaya Sediment Discharge to the Gulf of Mexico During the Great Flood of 2011."