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The section offers access to details about the wide ranging work that has been completed or is being undertaken by The Water Institute of the Gulf. By design, many of our projects are multidisciplinary and multifaceted. Thus, when using the search function below, you may notice individual projects appearing under multiple search criteria.

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Delta Dynamics Collaboratory – Wax Lake Observatory

Ehab Meselhe, Principal Investigator

The overall objective of this project, funded by the NSF, is to develop tested, high-resolution, quantitative models inc...view full project

Creating a System-Wide Assessment and Monitoring Program for Coastal Louisiana (SWAMP)

Ann Hijuelos, Principal Investigator

Creating a system wide assessment and monitoring program for coastal Louisiana is critical in tracking the effects of Ma...view full project

Expert Review Panel on Greater New Orleans Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System Design Guidelines

Ryan Clark, Project Lead

The CPRA tasked The Water Institute to review the guidelines issued for Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System...view full project

Administering CPRA's Applied Research Program

Denise Reed, Project Lead

The CPRA Applied Research Program provides Louisiana-based researchers with funds to conduct engineering and science res...view full project

Calcasieu Ship Channel Salinity Control Measures Planning and Project Development Effort

Ehab Meselhe, Principal Investigator

The Calcasieu Ship Channel Salinity Control Measures project intends to explore measures that will reduce saltwater from...view full project

Lower Barataria Sediment Diversion Planning and Project Development

Mead Allison, Principal Investigator

The Lower Barataria Sediment Diversion is a proposed sediment diversion on the lower Mississippi River. The Water Instit...view full project

Lower Breton Sound Sediment Diversion Planning and Project Development Effort

Mead Allison, Principal Investigator

The Lower Breton Sound Sediment Diversion project is a planned sediment diversion on the lower Mississippi River, discha...view full project

Understanding and Predicting Recharge of Mississippi River Sediment Borrow Areas

Mead Allison, Principal Investigator

The Water Institute will provide the CPRA with technical assistance for data analysis and synthesis of existing informat...view full project

Increase Atchafalaya Flow to Terrebonne Planning and Project Development Effort

Denise Reed, Principal Investigator

This project within the 2012 Coastal Master Plan included dredging of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) east of the ...view full project

Establishing an Expert Panel on Diversion Planning and Implementation

The Water Institute is convening an Expert Panel to provide ongoing technical input, review, and guidance to the CPRA as...view full project