Tag Archives: Mississippi Delta

Building Land to Know How It Erodes Away

[Top image: Sediment-thickness map, showing thickness of the sand deposit at Hewes Point, north of the Chandeleur Island chain. Sand used to construct the E-4 berm was excavated from the side of the deposit, about 3 kilometers north of the islands. Bottom: Photograph taken on April 13, 2011, of the completed E-4 berm, detached from […]

Life Rafts and Leviathan™

[Biohabitat’s floating habitat mattresses made of 100% recycled plastic bottles, seen here filled with soil and plants by a team of volunteers and ready for deployment as experimental land makers near the Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana.  Image source] As recently reported by America’s Wetland Foundation: “Hundreds of volunteers helped launch 187 “floating islands” in […]