Chemical and microbiological parameters in New Orleans floodwater following Hurricane Katrina.

@article{Pardue2005ChemicalAM,
  title={Chemical and microbiological parameters in New Orleans floodwater following Hurricane Katrina.},
  author={John Harold Pardue and William M Moe and Daniel P McInnis and Louis J. Thibodeaux and Kalliat T. Valsaraj and E Maciasz and I van Heerden and N Korevec and Quan Yuan},
  journal={Environmental science & technology},
  year={2005},
  volume={39 22},
  pages={8591-9}
}
Hurricane Katrina, rated as a Category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale, made landfall on the U.S. Gulf Coast near New Orleans, Louisiana on Monday, August 29, 2005. The storm brought heavy winds and rain to the city, and several levees intended to protect New Orleans from the water of Lake Pontchartrain were breached. Consequently, up to 80% of the city was flooded with water reaching depths in excess of three meters in some locations. Research described in this paper was conducted to… CONTINUE READING