Neotectonics and Subsidence Expert Panel to meet in New Orleans: Workshop 2

Feb 26, 2020

NEW ORLEANS, La. (Feb. 26, 2020) – The Water Institute of the Gulf has assembled an expert panel composed of recognized experts in the fields of neotectonics/subsidence and geomorphic/sedimentary response in the Louisiana coastal region. The panel is charged with weighing the data, interpretations, and conclusions presented to them by scientists conducting research related to this topic during the workshop in the context of fostering open discussion of neotectonics and coastal restoration at the planning time scale.

The panel will provide a forum for the discussion of neotectonics and its potential impacts on management of coastal natural resources. This is the second of three planned workshops. Local experts from Applied Coastal (Mark Byrnes), Coastal Carolina University (Zhixiong Shen), and Tulane University (Nancye Dawers) will present to the panel at the workshop.

When: 8:30 a.m. sign in with meeting to start at 9 a.m., March 3, 2020.

Where: UNO Center for Energy Resources Management, Room 236, 2045 Lakeshore Dr, New Orleans, LA 70122.