Mississippi Delta marshes in a state of irreversible collapse — ScienceDaily

Given the present-day price of worldwide sea-level rise, remaining marshes within the Mississippi Delta are more likely to drown, in line with a brand new Tulane College examine. A key discovering of the examine, revealed in Science Advances, is that coastal marshes expertise tipping factors, the place a small improve within the price of sea-level rise results in widespread submergence. The lack of 2,000 sq. miles (5,000 km2) of wetlands in coastal Louisiana over the previous century is nicely documented, however it has been tougher to foretell the destiny of…

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Tech 

How Albert Einstein’s Son Tamed the Mississippi River

From a mile up within the thick Louisiana summertime air, the construction appears to be like so fragile, only a spidery wisp of a pale-colored freeway bridge crossing an expanse of flat-brown river, the waters of the Mississippi brimming on one aspect and the outflow like slashing white brushstrokes working down on the opposite. Even nearer, from as shut as it’s secure to go, it nonetheless doesn’t seem like a lot, not too totally different from a thousand different dams. However this development, improvidently christened half a century in the…

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Sports 

Elias King indicators with MTSU after leaving Mississippi State

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Center Tennessee has added guard Elias King, who spent his freshman season at Mississippi State. The Blue Raiders introduced that King signed his grant-in-aid Wednesday. The 6-foot-8, 205-pound King is from Atlanta. He was a four-star prospect who ranked because the No. 5 recruit in Georgia and No. 34 within the southeast by ESPN.com, however he made little influence with the Bulldogs. He performed in six video games at Mississippi State and averaged 1.7 factors per recreation. His final recreation was Jan. 18, when he hit…

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