Technical Comments

Response to Comment on "Wetland Sedimentation from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita"

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Science  13 Apr 2007:
Vol. 316, Issue 5822, pp. 201
DOI: 10.1126/science.1136869


Törnqvist et al. accept the usefulness of our data but confuse hurricane landfall location with hurricane storm surge impacts, misrepresent our data interpretation, and misattribute conclusions to our study. Our study did not attempt to address the overall effectiveness of river diversions used for management purposes. We agree that river mouth sedimentation is an important geological process that may lead to marsh colonization.

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