Topic: earth science

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earth science

Understanding the Gulf Coast Is Key to Resilience

A national report on the future of the Gulf Coast draws heavily on the work of two Tulane University scientists who have spent most of their careers studying coastal systems in Louisiana and around the world.

earth science

Seas Rising

In a CNN report on the $48 million federal project to move families from Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana, where the Gulf of Mexico is inundating homes, Torbjörn Törnqvist, professor and chair of earth and environmental science, said that one day it won’t be villages thinking of relocation, it will be cities. “The reality is that there are other, even larger cities that may actually be even more vulnerable, like Miami, for example.”http://tulane.it/seas-rising