From the IU Newsroom: "The Mississippi Delta is undergoing collapse as land disappears from the coast and marshes," said study co-author Douglas Edmonds, assistant professor and the Malcolm and Sylvia Boyce Chair in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at IU Bloomington. "Yet we know surprisingly little about what processes are driving land loss." Alejandra Ortiz, a former Post-Doctoral Fellow in Edmonds’ lab was lead author on the study. Dr. Ortiz is now on faculty at North Carolina State University.
Research sheds new light on forces that threaten sensitive coastlines
Monday, May 1, 2017