Accession Number : ADA473780


Title :   A Dutch Perspective on Coastal Louisiana Flood Risk Reduction and Landscape Stabilization


Descriptive Note : Final rept.


Corporate Author : NETHERLANDS WATER PARTNERSHIP DELFT (NETHERLANDS)


Personal Author(s) : Dijkman, Jos


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a473780.pdf


Report Date : 18 Oct 2007


Pagination or Media Count : 272


Abstract : Final report of a reconnaissance level research project carried out by a consortium under the Netherlands Water Partnership. The project was aimed at identifying options for the long-term reduction of flood risks and landscape stabilization in Planning Areas I and 2 in Louisiana, in the framework of the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration project (LACPR). The report formulates a planning framework, identifies possible measures and alternative strategies, and formulates a preferred strategy. Appendices provide background information.


Descriptors :   *COASTAL REGIONS , *FLOOD CONTROL , *LOUISIANA , STABILIZATION , STRATEGY , WATER , FLOOD PLAINS , TERRAIN , PLANNING , PROTECTION


Subject Categories : Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
      Civil Engineering


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE