Assessing the Recovery Aftermaths of Selected Disasters in the Gulf of Mexico

Daniel Adrian Doss, David Mcelreath, Rebecca Goza, Raymond Tesiero, Balakrishna Gokaraju, Russ Henley
2018 Logistics & Sustainable Transport  
This research examined quantitatively in-port grain loading levels during the periods preceding and succeeding selected human-made and natural disasters among U.S. Gulf Coast ports. The array of selected disasters consisted of the 2010 British Petroleum oil spill, the 2011 Mississippi River flood, Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Gustav, and Hurricane Isaac. The outcomes of the analyses showed that the examined in-port Gulf Coast grain loading activities have not fully recovered and achieved the
more » ... el of normalcy that existed before the examined cataclysms.
doi:10.2478/jlst-2018-0001 fatcat:f4duwqlwpzfnnhuez5qjgmtlli