Making Waves

A collection of articles, reports, publications and events that highlight some of the work we're proud of at The Water Institute.

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Providing A Better Picture of The Rapidly Changing Mekong Delta

Coupled process studies and numerical simulations of channel sand dynamics in tide dominated river channels: A Mekong Delta case study

Sep 28, 2017

At the seaward end of one of the most geopolitically complex watersheds on Earth lies the Mekong Delta. The river flows through six countries that are experiencing rapid population growth and development. The first major dam on the river was built in...

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Bringing community input to coastal response

A deeper look into a new report from The Water Institute

Bridging scientific working groups with community input, a new report from the Institute, “Building community and coastal resilience to a changing Louisiana coastline through restoration of key ecosystem functions,” looks at how local knowledge and v...

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Informing Pacific Islands Adaptation Decision Making Using Coastal Models

Using lessons learned in Louisiana, The Water Institute of the Gulf is working with communities in the Pacific to determine how best to stabilize eroding shorelines and provide more resiliency from ocean forces.

Aug 27, 2017

Using lessons learned in Louisiana, The Water Institute of the Gulf is working with communities in the Pacific to determine how best to stabilize eroding shorelines and provide more resiliency from ocean forces. The Institute’s Director of Coastal Ec...