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Effects of Building a Sand Barrier Berm to Mitigate the Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Louisiana Marshes

http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1108/

An assessment of the potential protective effects on coastal marshes in Louisiana of building barrier berms seaward of the existing barrier islands and inlets to help block or reduce the onshore spread of oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

by Lavoie, Dawn L.; Flocks, James G.; Kindinger, Jack L.; Sallenger, Asbury H. Jr.; and Twichell, David C.
U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2010-1108
Related topics:
Ecosystem management, Industrial pollution, Petroleum, Remediation, Wetlands
Hydrologic units
Louisiana Coastal,
States or counties
Gulf of Mexico, Louisiana

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