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Coupling Hydrologic, Tide and Surge Processes to Enhance Flood Risk Assessments for the Louisiana Coastal Master Plan

Implementing Organization

Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), Louisiana State University Center for Coastal Resiliency (LSU CCR), RESTORE Act Center of Excellence for Louisiana (LA-COE)


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Funding Organization

The U.S. Department of Treasury

Funding Program

The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 5: Centers of Excellence Research Grant Program


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Environmental Research

Targeted Resources

Community and Human Health

Project Description

Evaluated the coupled hydrologic and surge influence on coastal flood hazards and risks in Barataria and Lake Maurepas watersheds by utilizing a storm surge model. The results from the model are intended to be used to improve long-term planning for vulnerable communities


Scott Hagen
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