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Science for Solutions: Recovery Process from the Impacts of Hurricane Katrina on Landscapes

USGS National Wetlands Research Center scientists met September 2, 2005 to discuss how to assess what has happened to biological resources after the catastrophic Hurricane Katrina. Here are some research projects they hope to pursue:

Human Landscape Impacts

New development
Interim occupation impacts
Pollution
Disease

Conservation Landscape Impacts

National parks
National wildlife refuges
Trust resources
Lower Mississippi Valley Joint Venture

Our Nation’s Coastal Landscapes

Assessment/evaluation of contributing factors
Restoration
Biochemical responses/repercussions

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