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A Mini-Mississippi River May Help Save Louisiana’s Vanishing Coast

February 25, 2020
Contact:, John Schwartz – We were standing on the levee of the Mississippi River, about an hour west of Boston.
Of course, the actual Mississippi River is a half-continent away. We were in fact in a vast, warehouse-size laboratory above a scale model of a bend in the river in Louisiana, painstakingly recreated at 1/65th scale, right down to the simulated sand.