Archinect - News 2014-09-22T08:28:33-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/91945746/yes-sediment-fascinating Yes. Sediment. Fascinating Nam Henderson 2014-01-24T13:45:00-05:00 >2014-01-28T15:10:47-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jg/jg1vxbpxrcnhgvq3.jpg" width="514" height="794" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Why Louisiana? Well, there are few (if any) other places in North America in which sedimentary geology is more profoundly felt as part of daily life. As I&rsquo;ve recounted elsewhere on this blog (here and here), southern Louisiana was built up entirely from about 8,000 years of sediments deposited by the Mississippi River.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Following the conclusion of <a href="http://dredgeresearchcollaborative.org/dredgefest/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">DredgeFest Louisiana</a>&nbsp;Adam Mandelman reviews the time he spent&nbsp;in the company of what he affectionately calls "sediment nerds".</p><p>Meanwhile, over at the NOLA Defender, Christopher Staudinger penned a dispatch reviewing the tour portion of&nbsp;Dredgefest, for the <a href="http://www.noladefender.com/content/afternoon-diversions" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Afternoon Diversions</a> column.</p>