Selected Ongoing Research Projects
Fluvial and hurricane controls on Holocene development of the Mississippi Delta LSU Oceanography Asst Prof. Kevin Xu, LSU PhD student Crawford White, LSU undergraduates James Smith, Ray Inaray, Chris Magliolo, and Hussain Alqattan. Funding from the Water Institute of the Gulf.
Mass Transport Processes on the Mississippi River Delta Front. With Dr. Kevin Xu (LSU), Dr. Dr. Jillian Maloney (LSU/SDSU), Dr. Ioannis Georgiou (UNO), LSU MS student Greg Keller (Geo), LSU PhD student Jeff Obelcz (DOCS). Funding from BOEM.
Oceanic, eustatic, and fluvial controls on continental margin sedimentation, NSF-MARGINS S2S Focus Area, Papua New Guinea LSU MS graduate Ashley Howell, LSU Oceanography Asst Prof. Kevin Xu, LSU PhD student Marie Thomas, Dr. Z. Muhammad, Dr. L. Febo, Memorial PhD student Erlangga Septama. Location: Gulf of Papua Continental Shelf and Slope, NW of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Geological controls on sediment bioturbation on continental margins Memorial PhD student Lina Stolze (link to project web site) Field Locations: Baffin Bay, Hudson Straight, Labrador Sea, Scotian Margin