Geotechnical Reconnaissance of the Mississippi River Delta Flood-Protection System after Hurricane KatrinaUS Geological Survey Circular
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.
Department(s)Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Second DepartmentMining Engineering
Third DepartmentGeosciences and Geological and Petroleum Engineering
Geographic CoverageNew Orleans, Louisiana
Document TypeArticle - Journal
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Publication Date01 Jan 2007
Citation InformationRonaldo 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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