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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: 3

Masters Students: 0

Phd Students: 3

Post Docs: 1

University Staff: 4

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 13

Scientific Publications: 46

Presentations: 76

 

Personnel

Funding Agencies

  • The Nature Conservancy

Links

Louisiana Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
  2. Louisiana State University
  3. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  4. U.S. Geological Survey
  5. Wildlife Management Institute