Nature Geoscience (2012)
Falcini F, Khan N S, Macelloni L, Horton B P, Lutken C B, McKee K L, Santoleri R, Colella S, Li C, Volpe G, D’Emidio M, Salusti A and Jerolmack D J
Vol 5, Issue 11, pp 803-807
In spring 2011, a record-breaking flood necessitated diversion of water from the lower Mississippi River to the Atchafalaya River Basin. A comparison between the dynamics in the two basins based on field-calibrated satellite observations and in situ data suggests that river-mouth dynamics and wetland sedimentation are directly linked.
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