Am expanded small scale physical model was constructed for the Louisiana State University Center for River Studies. The Lower Mississippi River physical model helps to visualize the changing Mississippi Delta and is enabling researchers to study sediment diversion projects used to divert river water and sediment to replenish and help sustain the vanishing coastal wetlands in the region.

Check out this news piece about the physical model that aired on PBS New Hour Weekend.


Louisiana researchers tackle a changing Mississippi Delta


An effort to reconnect Louisiana wetlands to historical levels is taking place at Louisiana State University, where a 10,000-square-foot replica of the Mississippi Delta is now housed. Watch now