Sea-Level Rise, Subsidence, and Wetland Loss

*Modified from USGS, “Sea-Level Rise, Subsidence, and Wetland Loss.”, see the full version here: http://gallery.usgs.gov/videos/347#.U34q-fldV8E*

There are multiple causes of wetland loss in the Mississippi River Delta. Subsidence, sea-level rise, seawater intrusion and lack of sediment and freshwater influx have all contributed to the land loss crisis in coastal Louisiana.