Igc Field Trip T170: Mississippi River Depositional System

  1. James M. Coleman and
  2. Harry H. Roberts
  1. J. M. Coleman and
  2. H. H. Roberts

Published Online: 17 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118670293.ch1

Mississippi River Depositional System: Baton Rouge to New Orleans, Louisiana July 3-7, 1989

Mississippi River Depositional System: Baton Rouge to New Orleans, Louisiana July 3-7, 1989

How to Cite

Coleman, J. M. and Roberts, H. H. (1989) Igc Field Trip T170: Mississippi River Depositional System, in Mississippi River Depositional System: Baton Rouge to New Orleans, Louisiana July 3-7, 1989, American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1002/9781118670293.ch1

Author Information

  1. Coastal Studies Institute, School of Geoscience Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875905518

Online ISBN: 9781118670293

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Keywords:

  • Alluvial valley and upper delta plain;
  • Gulf coast and delta processes;
  • Lower delta plain;
  • Mississippi river depositional system;
  • Sediment instability

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Day 1 - Orientation to Gulf Coast and Delta Processes

  • Days 2 and 3 - Orientation and Field Trip Through Alluvial Valley and Upper Delta Plain

  • Day 4 - Lower Delta Plain (Modern Balize Delta)

  • Day 5 - Summary Lecture and Discussion of Subaqueous Delta Front Sediment Instability