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Image: Signs of Katrina linger in the marshes

Ten years after making landfall, scars from Hurricane Katrina still linger. And not just in the blighted houses that mar some neighborhoods. The marshes and swamps that buffer New Orleans from the Gulf of Mexico still show ...

dateAug 31, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Once and future Katrinas

When hurricanes approached New Orleans in historical times, city dwellers generally did not worry about Katrina-like surge flooding; wind was usually their major concern. Nor did they evacuate the city; indeed, coastal denizens ...

dateAug 31, 2015 in Environment
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