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Evaluation of created shore structures in Vermilion Bay

Oysterkrete rings placed in Vermilion Bay, LA to examine the use of bio-engineered rings to establish a living shoreline.  Graduate student Steve Beck examines the rings.

Duration

January 2010 - December 2012

Narrative

This project examines oyster reef sustainability, provision of critical nekton habitat and impacts of a created oyster reef on eroding shoreline in Vermilion Bay, LA.

 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 101

Masters Students: 236

Phd Students: 160

Post Docs: 58

University Staff: 268

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 676

Scientific Publications: 1886

Presentations: 4311

 

Personnel

Funding Agencies

  • The Nature Conservancy

Links

Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey