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State of the Coast: Implementing a Sustainable Coast for Louisiana
The State of the Coast (SOC) conference aims to bring the latest science and engineering regarding coastal ecosystem restoration and hurricane protection issues to the planners and decision makers across coastal Louisiana. The conference is being developed through partnership and coordination of state and federal agencies, non-governmental organizations and universities. Partners include the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Office of Coastal Protection and Restoration, and the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana.

The State of the Coast (SOC) conference's mission is to provide a forum to learn from recent advances in science and engineering as they relate to hurricane protection and ecosystem restoration in coastal Louisiana, to ensure that relevant and current knowledge is applied to existing and future coastal restoration and protection efforts, and to effectively inform policy and decision making.

Location:   Baton Rouge River Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
Dates:   June 8-10, 2010
Abstract/Proposal Submission Deadline:   January 15, 2010
Official Language:   English
Contact Information:   Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana, 225-767-4181, e-mail:

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Keywords:   Hurricane protection, Ecosystem restoration, Coastal restoration, Coastal protection

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