Hurricane Katrina damage assessment : Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi ports and coasts / by Hurricane Katrina Assessment, Ports, Harbors and Marine Team of the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute (COPRI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers ; edited by Stephen A. Curtis

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Subjects: Hurricane Katrina, 2005
Building, Stormproof
Harbors--Southern States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Reston, Va. : American Society of Civil Engineers, c2007
LC Classification: T, TH
Physical Description: vi, 133 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Table of Contents: Pt. I. Teams 1 and 2: Alabama and Mississippi Gulf Coast Assessment
1. Introduction 3
1.1. Ports, Harbors, and Marine Facilities Assessment 5
2. Mississippi Gulf Coast Assessment Team 6
2.1. Mississippi State Port Authority 6
2.2. Private and Public Marinas, Long Beach to Biloxi 27
2.3. MSDOT Port of Pascagoula East Harbor 37
2.4. MSDOT US Route 90 Bridge and Highway Infrastructure, Pass Christian to Pascagoula 43
2.5. Floating Gaming Casinos, Biloxi and Gulfport 58
3. Alabama - Mississippi Gulf Coast Assessment Team 79
3.1. Pass Christian MS 79
3.2. Pascagoula MS 83
3.3. Mobile AL 87
4. Lessons Learned 89
4.1. Storm Surge and Wave Action 89
4.2. Wind Forces 90
5. Acknowledgments 92
6. References 93
Pt. II. Team 3: Louisiana River and Coastal Assessment
1. Executive Summary 97
2. Introduction 98
2.1. Overview of Hurricane Katrina 98
2.2. Team Mission, Survey Methodology, and Level of Detail of Evaluation 101
3. Assessment of Hurricane-Induced Damage and Operational Issues 104
3.1. Port of South Louisiana 104
3.2. Port of New Orleans 109
3.3. St. Bernard Port, Harbor, and Terminal District 112
3.4. Plaquemines Port, Harbor, and Terminal District 114
3.5. Port of Morgan City 120
3.6. Port of Terrebonne 122
3.7. Port Fourchon 123
4. Summary of Findings 126
4.1. Generalized Summary of Damage and Operational Performance (Common themes) 126
4.2. Lessons Learned (Engineering Issues and Policies) 127
5. Acknowledgments 128
6. Appendix: PAL Summary of Damages (Accardo Table) 129
7. References 130
Additional Authors: Curtis, Stephen A
Notes: LCCN: 2007022099
ISBN: 9780784409312
ISBN: 0784409315
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 145378620
ISBN/ISSN: 9780784409312
0784409315