The Confluence of the Gulf of Mexico and the Mississippi River

The Confluence of the Gulf of Mexico and the Mississippi River

The Confluence of the Gulf of Mexico and the Mississippi River The Gulf of Mexico is a large body of water located along the southern coast of the United States. It borders Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida. This massive body of water covers over 600,000 square miles and is connected to the Atlantic Ocean … Read more

Saltwater Intrusion: A Rising Threat to the Mississippi River

Saltwater Intrusion: A Rising Threat to the Mississippi River

Saltwater intrusion is the movement of saltwater into freshwater aquifers or rivers. It is a natural process, but it can be exacerbated by human activities such as groundwater pumping and sea level rise. Saltwater Intrusion: A Rising Threat to the Mississippi River Saltwater intrusion is a growing problem in the Mississippi River Basin. As sea … Read more