This article presents the post-Hurricane Katrina conditions of the flood-protection system of levees and floodwalls that failed in the environs of the Mississippi River Delta and New Orleans, La. Damage conditions and suggested mechanisms of failure are presented from the geotechnical point of view.
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Mining and Nuclear Engineering
Geosciences and Geological and Petroleum Engineering
New Orleans, Louisiana
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Ronaldo Luna, David A. Summers, David J. Hoffman, J. David Rogers, et al.. "Geotechnical Reconnaissance of the Mississippi River Delta Flood-Protection System after Hurricane Katrina" US Geological Survey Circular
Iss. 1306 (2007) p. 27 - 34 ISSN: 1067-084X
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