Geotechnical Reconnaissance of the Mississippi River Delta Flood-Protection System after Hurricane Katrina
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.
R. Luna et al., "Geotechnical Reconnaissance of the Mississippi River Delta Flood-Protection System after Hurricane Katrina," US Geological Survey Circular, no. 1306, pp. 27-34, U.S. Geological Survey, Jan 2007.
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Geosciences and Geological and Petroleum Engineering
New Orleans, Louisiana
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01 Jan 2007