Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA)
DWH Project Funding
Known Leveraged Funding
Funding Source: Transocean, Anadarko, and BP
Controlling Document: The RESTORE Act
Year Awarded: 2018
An observation and modelling effort that researches the hydrodynamics, sediment dynamics, sediment settling, and a holistic view of retention rate of fine grained or muddy material discharged from the Mississippi River. Specifically, Sediment Retention Enhancement Devices (SREDs) will be examined to determine their effectiveness to increase land building capabilities.