Accession Number:

ADA458459

Title:

Characterization of Post-Hurricane Katrina Floodwater Pumping on Marsh Infauna

Descriptive Note:

Technical note

Corporate Author:

ENGINEER RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER VICKSBURG MS ENVIRONMENTAL LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2006-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

The Interagency Performance Evaluation Task Force IPET was created to study the performance of hurricane protection and damage reduction systems and consequences of structural failures, including potential impacts on biological resources, following Hurricane Katrina. This technical note describes the results of an IPET study funded to examine the impact of floodwater pumping on benthic invertebrate assemblages near Chalmette and Violet, Louisiana.

Subject Categories:

  • Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy
  • Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE