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re: Experts on Coastal Erosion - man in the stadium
not arguing, sorry, should have restated to agree. agree on saltwater, but if we see even the lowest of the recent master plan's RSLR values, it will be moot. I guess one could call it either saltwater intrusion/saltwater inundation, but it is semantics...either way it would all be underwater, re...
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re: Experts on Coastal Erosion - man in the stadium
[quote]Another problem, that few bring up when they discuss sediment diversions, is that the River isn't carrying the sediment loads that it once did due to dams on tributaries upstream and whatnot. So, blowing the levees at a certain point would obviously help, but it wouldn't be some "overnight" m...
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re: Experts on Coastal Erosion - man in the stadium
[quote]National Marine Fisheries is just as bad about impeding restoration[/quote] A-fricking-men. They are so short sighted that often, present-day impacts to a manatee outweigh the fact that the no-action option of letting the entire cost sink will mean no snails, birds, turtles, shrimp etc. ...
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amazon fire tv noob question - man in the stadium
I just plugged in a FireTV last night. No prior experience with one. I was downloading apps, signing in, and amazed at how many have "live" programming along with the on-demand stuff. Question 1: is there a way to see or sort which apps have the "live" feature (even if some really aren't live lik...
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re: Why are Coastal "Studies" necessary? - man in the stadium
The Feds would probably get the Coast Guard to seize the dredge. The state already exclusively uses private dredges. To dredge places like Ship Shoal to rebuild Elmer's, NOAA/BOEMER had the state hire a trawler to drive in front of the dredge so that no sea turtles would be sucked up. They had to pr...
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re: Why are Coastal "Studies" necessary? - man in the stadium
I work in this field. There are too many studies. However, the Times Pic got the article wrong: that isn't a 90mil study. It's 90mil to study and build. As others have said, some things require significant study to ensure sufficient benefits are achieved. Another sad reason a lot of shite is stud...
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re: Bourbon Street security plan aims to change "culture" - man in the stadium
Would be great if the VCC and VC Property Owners vetoed these things as not compliant with the [i]Tout ensemble[/i] of the rest of the FQ....
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re: The Baton Rouge Water Campus - man in the stadium
I am rooting for this development, but I have dim hopes for the end result being what is envisioned or intended. The reason being is that the price per sf numbers in rent being tossed around for private consultants are ludicrous: 5, 10+ dollars per sf more than present market value for prime class ...
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re: PBS video about three upcoming next generation telescopes - man in the stadium
People often get into debates about how NASA and the NSF allocate funding but I think these pursuits are possibly the best spent dollars. It is amazing how one observation such as the Hubble Deep Field experiment can change our entire understanding of the universe....
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re: Running experts. Question about cadence - man in the stadium
I think you are overthinking this, but to each his own. I used to run at a pretty high level and we never looked at stats like this. Just time. Humans will undoubtedly have to breath more and harder when increasing exertion, so don't overthink that portion. What kind of training are you doing? Ju...
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re: It's not baseball season till tRant freaks out about a midweek game. - man in the stadium
I struggle to remember Strall ever have a solid inning, much less outing, in his 3+ years here. He just doesn't have it....
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re: Burger King to Buy Popeyes- how bad will the service be? - man in the stadium
[img]https://complex-res.cloudinary.com/image/upload/c_limit,fl_progressive,q_80,w_1100/usxowmo4hvdtdfj09vhk[/img]...
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re: Pipeline Protester's clean up underway to avoid "environmental hazards" - man in the stadium
""As bad as it sounds, we're looking for people that may have died and could be wrapped up in a canvas or a tarp or tent," says Gruebele....
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re: Help me understand this Storm Surge map - man in the stadium
Agreed but I am trying to dumb it down....
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re: Help me understand this Storm Surge map - man in the stadium
Surge really doesn't travel upriver farther than roughly Nola...BUT...the river does rise in places as far upriver as BR because when the Gulf is elevated due to surge, the water coming from upriver has nowhere to go and piles up on itself. Carrollton gage has risen by ~14' in 24 hours during a stor...
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re: Help me understand this Storm Surge map - man in the stadium
I would take the NOAA stuff wth a grain of salt. Their statistical methods are known to generate overly conservative estimates. A better place to look is the link below. You can even type in your address. [link=(http://cims.coastal.louisiana.gov/masterplan/)]LINK[/link]...
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Scientific breakthrough: animal sexual desire (possibly nsfw) - man in the stadium
[link=(http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/two-animals-species-sex-zoophilia-monkey-deer-japanese-macaque-female-sika-interspecies-sexual-a7519706.html)]The Indepenent[/link] "Scientists may have caught two animals from completely different species having consensual sex for the first time. ...
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re: EBR Parish has spent over $700 million on traffic projects since 2006. - man in the stadium
Things like building the St Francisville bridge and pulling all the ferries while everyone sits at a standstill on the main bridge are why I will never support an infrastructure tax again. DOTD and the legislature have proven to be extremely poor stewards of the money they do have. Why would I want ...
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re: does anyone know the purpose of this land at the mouth of the port of houston? - man in the stadium
dredged material disposal is correct. they dredge the channel to maintain a depth and pump the material into these man-made islands....
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re: What kind of casual tennis shoes you baws wearing? - man in the stadium
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