To attend this field trip you must register in advance at the AAG on-site registration desk (Mardi Gras Ballroom, 3rd floor, Marriott). All field trips depart from the Canal St. entrance of the New Orleans Marriott.
F2_5 Hurricane Katrina/Environmental Tour of New Orleans Metro Region
Organizers: Barry Keim (Louisiana State University)
This field trip will mostly focus on sites relevant to Hurricane Katrina flooding across the New Orleans metro region, including the 17th Street Canal, London Avenue Canal, and Industrial Canal breaches. The trip will also weave in some of the physical geography and culture of New Orleans with stops along Lake Pontchartrain, St. Vincent De Paul Cemetery, the Steamboat Houses, site of the Battle of New Orleans, and Crescent City Park.
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