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Historical Subsidence and Wetland Loss in the Mississippi Delta Plain

by Morton, Robert A.; Bernier, Julie C.; Barras, John A.; and Ferina, Nicholas F.

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Historical Subsidence and Wetland Loss in the Mississippi Delta Plain
"Historical Subsidence and Wetland Loss in the Mississippi Delta Plain" appeared as an article in Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Transactions (vol. 55, 2005). The article is a 17-page discussion of the timing and processes involved in subsidence and wetland loss in coastal Louisiana.

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