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Burton Suedel

Burton Suedel

Burton Suedel is a research biologist at the US Army Engineer R&D Center, Environmental Laboratory, Vicksburg, Mississippi. He obtained both his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in biology from the University of North Texas and his PhD in biological sciences from the University of Mississippi. He chairs PIANC’s EnviCom Working Group 175, which is developing a report on standard practices for managing environmental risk associated with navigation infrastructure projects.

Articles By Burton Suedel

Creating Horseshoe Bend Island, Atchafalaya River, Louisiana
Creating Horseshoe Bend Island, Atchafalaya River, Louisiana

As mounds of dredged material placed upriver are dispersed by the river’s current, an island with enriched wildlife has emerged.

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“Engineering with Nature” Promotes Triple-Win Outcomes
“Engineering with Nature” Promotes Triple-Win Outcomes

When you think out of the box, science and engineering can lead to practical solutions for both the protection of nature and sustainable economic developments.

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