LIDAR Image of Goose Point, LA.Prominent W-E line is one of the segments of the Baton Rouge Fault System that links the faults in the greater Baton Rouge area with the eastern end of Lake Pontchartrain.
Monday, March 17, 2014
Geological Faults and Land Subsidence
Sierra Club Baton Rouge General Meeting
March 20, 6:30 pm
6:30 dinner7:30 Kathy Haggar's talk
La Madeline's at Jefferson & Old Hammond Hwy
7615 Jefferson Hwy
La Madeline's allows us to use the private room free if we have at least 10 people eating
Kathy Haggar, geologist, will tell us about the effect of the faults in Louisiana on the shrinkage of land on the coast. Her research at Goose Point, LA demonstrates the influence of the faults are independent of the effect of levees and canals.