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


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA)

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

The U.S. Department of Treasury

Funding Program

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

Project Location: Louisiana1

Funding Source: Transocean, Anadarko, and BP
Controlling Document: The RESTORE Act
Year Awarded: 2018

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Targeted Resources

community

Project Description

Evaluate 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

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

Louisiana State University


Project ID: 817
Project Name: Coupling Hydrologic, Tide and Surge Processes to Enhance Flood Risk Assessments for the Louisiana Coastal Master Plan
SourceUID: LA-COE_RFP1_Hagen
Latitude: 30.40989
Longitude: -91.18293
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Louisiana
County:
Project Category: Science
Project Action: Environmental Research
Additional Project Action(s): Education and Outreach
Additional Project Action(s): Environmental Research Education and Outreach
Targeted Resource(s): community
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2020
Implementing Organization: Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA)
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: Scott Hagen
Point of Contact – Phone: shagen@lsu.edu
Point of Contact – Email: 225-578-4303
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: Louisiana State University
Link: https://thewaterinstitute.org/la-coe#mission
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 0
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: None
Landowner: None
Landowner Type: None
Purpose: None
Public Access: None
Easement Holder Name : None
Easement Holder Type: None
Secondary Easement Holder 1: None
Secondary Easement Holder 2: None
Duration: None
Term: 0
Land Restoration Acreage: 0
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage:
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 499882
DWH Funder: The U.S. Department of Treasury
DWH Funder Type: Federal
DWH Funding Program: The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 5: Centers of Excellence Research Grant Program
DWH Dollar Amount : 499882
DWH Source: Transocean, Anadarko, and BP
Fund Origin: Civil Settlement
Controlling Documents: The RESTORE Act
Award Year: 2018
Award Month: 3
Total Amount Leveraged: 0


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