Hurricane Rita Bibliography

On the evening of Friday, September 24, 2005 and into the next day, Hurricane Rita ravaged Southwest Louisiana and extreme southeast Texas and added to the flooding woes in New Orleans. Hurricane Rita, the third Category 5 hurricane of 2005, was a life-changing event for the people, communities, and natural environment of the area.

This bibliography of resources available at McNeese State University or on the Internet is divided into four sections:

Books and Other Print Resources
Journal and Newspaper Articles
Internet Resources
Media Resources

This is a preliminary compilation and is current as of August 20, 2015. To comment, make corrections, or suggest additional resources, please contact the McNeese Archives at archivesdept@mcneese.edu.

All locations refer to McNeese State University, Frazar Memorial Library. 
Materials in Archives and Special Collections Department do not circulate.
Please visit the Library's "Database Page" for access to databases and other indexes.

Books and Other Print Resources

Boullion, Michelle T. Workplace implications for hurricane affected Gulf Coast region industrial companies. PhD dissertation, Louisiana State  University, 2007. 182p. 
    Available (Internet): http://etd.lsu.edu/docs/available/etd-04032007-163739/unrestricted/Boullion_dis.pdf

Bradley, Vertna, ed. Hurricane Rita: Reflections of a Generation Witnessing Disaster. New York: iUniverse, 2006. 381p.   
    Available: QC945.H88 2006
(Main Stacks & Special Collections)

Chisholm, Elizabeth Irene. Impact of hurricanes and flooding on buried urban infrastructure networks. MS Thesis, Louisiana Tech University, 2007. 195 leaves.
    Available:
HD2766 .C45 2007 (Special Collections)

Frey, William H. and Audrey Singer. “Katrina and Rita Impacts on Gulf Coast Populations: First Census Findings.” The Brookings Institution Special Analysis in Metropolitan Policy, 2006. 22p
   
Available (Internet): http://www.frey-demographer.org/reports/R-2006-2_KatrinaRitaImpacts.pdf

Gates, Jamie. Surviving Rita: Hope amid Ruin in Southwest Louisiana. Lake Charles LA: American Press, 2006. 175p.  
   
Available: HV636 2005 .L8 S87 2006 (Main Stacks & Special Collections)

Health Consultation: Mallard Bay Landing Bulk Plant Post Hurricane Soil Sampling Evaluation, Cameron Parish Louisiana. Baton Rouge: Louisiana Dept of Health and Hospitals, 2006. 19p.
    Available (Internet):
http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/HAC/pha/MallardBayLandingBulkPlant/MallardBayLandingHC10.26.06.pdf

Hurricane Rita Rapid Response Wind Water Line Report. Task Order 446. Gaithersburg MD URS Group, 2006. 41p.
   
Available (Internet): http://www.fema.gov/pdf/hazard/flood/recoverydata/rita/rita_tx_wwl.pdf

Hurricane Rita Recovery Plan: City of Lake Charles LRA Initiatives. Lake Charles LA: City of Lake Charles, 2007.18p.
   

Iles, Curt ed.
Hearts Across the Water: Stories of Hope from Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and the Tsunami. Dry Creek LA: Creekbank Stories,2005.218p.
    Available: HV554.4 .I5 2005
(Main Stacks & Special Collections)

Integrated Ecosystem Restoration and Hurricane Protection: Louisiana's Comprehensive Master Plan for a Sustainable Coast. Baton Rouge: Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, 2007. 113p.

Johnson, Richard D. II. “Post Hurricane Black Turpentine Beetle Damage.” MS thesis, McNeese State U., 2007. 39 leaves
    Available: LD3141 .M564 T4 ENV.CHEM.SCI. 2007
(Main Stacks & Special Collections)

Knabb, Richard D., Daniel P. Brown, and Jamie R. Rhome. Tropical Cyclone Report: Hurricane Rita, 18-26 September 2005.   Miami FL: NOAA National Hurricane Center, 2006. 33p.
    Available: Special Collections Pamphlet File 68: ”Hurricane Rita“
    Available (Internet):
http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/pdf/TCR-AL182005_Rita.pdf

Kolin, Philip C. and Susan Swarthwout, eds. Hurricane Blues: Poems about Katrina and Rita. Cape Girardeau MO: Southeast Missouri State U. Press, 2006. 181p.
    Available: PS617 .H87 2006 

Kurth, Michael M. and Daryl V. Burckel. The Rita Report: A Summary of the Social and Economic Impact and Recovery of Southwest Louisiana One Year after Hurricane Rita. Baton Rouge: Louisiana Recovery Authority, 2006. 58p.
    Available: Special Collections Pamphlet File 68: ”Hurricane Rita“
    Available (Electronic Book): HV636 2005 .L8 K8 2006 EB
    Available (Internet):
http://lra.louisiana.gov/assets/RitaReportFinal091806.pdf
 

Kutz, Gregory. Hurricanes Katrina and Rita Disaster Relief: Continued Findings of Fraud, Waste, and Abuse: GAO-07-252T. GAO Reports. Washington DC: U.S. General Accounting Office, 2006.27p.
   
Available: Business Source Complete database

Kutz, Gregory. Hurricanes Katrina and Rita Disaster Relief: Prevention Is the Key to Minimizing Fraud, Waste, and Abuse in Recovery Efforts: GAO-07-418T. GAO Reports. Washington DC: U.S. General Accounting Office, 2007. 16p.
   
Source: Business Source Complete database

Louisiana Speak, Our Voice, Our Plan, Our Future: Louisiana Long-Term Recovery Planning. Baton Rouge: Louisiana Recovery Authority and FEMA, 2006 32p.
    Available (Internet):
http://lra.louisiana.gov/assets/npinsertVER2020906.pdf
 

McGee, Benton D. Monitoring Inland Storm Surge and Flooding from Hurricane Rita. Washington DC, U.S. Geological Survey, 2006 4p.
   
Available: I 19.127:2006-3136      Government Documents Collection
   
Available (Internet): http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2006/3136/pdf/fs2006-3136.pdf

McNeese State University. Hurricane Rita After-Action Report Committee. Toward Enhanced Hurricane and Disaster Preparations: Lessons Learned and Experiences Applied. Lake Charles LA: McNeese State U., 2006. 15p.
   
Available: Special Collections Pamphlet File 68: ”Hurricane Rita“

Myers, Candace A. Population Change and Social Vulnerability in the Wake of Disaster the Case of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. MA thesis, Louisiana State U., 2007. 31p.
    Available (Internet):
http://etd.lsu.edu/docs/available/etd-04042007-090939/
 

National Council on Disability. The Needs of People with Psychiatric Disabilities During and After Hurricanes Katrina and Rita: Position Paper and Recommendations  (2006).
    Available (Internet):
http://www.ncd.gov/newsroom/publications/2006/peopleneeds.htm

 National Council on Disability. The Impact of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on People with Disabilities: A Look Back and Remaining Challenges. Aug 3, 2006.
    Available (Internet):
http://www.ncd.gov/newsroom/publications/2006/hurricanes_impact.htm

Powell, Robyn and Sheldon Gilbert. The Impact of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on People with Disabilities: A Look Back and Remaining Challenges. Washington DC: National Council on Disability, 2006. 28p.
    Available: ERIC (EBSCOhost) database
    Available (Internet):
http://www.eric.ed.gov/ERICDocs/data/ericdocs2sql/content_storage_01/0000019b/80/28/09/69.pdf

Rowley, Karen. Education: An Examination of the Impact of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on the Public School Districts in 15 Communities. GulfGov Reports. Albany NY: Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, 2007. 37p.
    Available (Internet):
http://nysl.nysed.gov/Archimages/89144.PDF

Rowley, Karen. One Year Later: First Look at the Recovery, Role, and Capacity of States and Localities Damaged by the 2005 Hurricanes. GulfGov Reports. Albany NY: Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, 2006. 62p.
    Available (Internet):
http://nysl.nysed.gov/Archimages/84026.PDF

Rowley, Karen. A Year and a Half after Katrina and Rita: An Uneven Recovery. GulfGov Reports. Albany NY: Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, 2007. 73p.
    Available (Internet): 
http://nysl.nysed.gov/Archimages/89159.PDF

Rowley, Karen. Response, Recovery, and the Role of the Nonprofit Community in the Two Years since Katrina and Rita, October 15, 2007. GulfGov Reports. Albany NY: Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, 2007. 52p.
    Available (Internet):
http://nysl.nysed.gov/Archimages/91900.PDF

Schaffer, Dawn. Swamp Tours in Louisiana Post Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita. MS thesis. Louisiana State U., 2006. 71p.
    Available (Internet):
http://etd.lsu.edu/docs/available/etd-07102006-164430/ 

Shores, Elizabeth F. Proceedings of the Rural Early Childhood Forum on Hurricane Recovery and Emergency Preparedness (Mobile, Alabama, December 5, 2005). Rural Early Childhood Report No. 4. Mississippi State, MS: Mississippi State University, 2007. 32p.
    Available: ERIC database   ED498822
    Available (Internet):
http://www.ruralec.msstate.edu/reports/hurricane-forum-rpt.pdf

Terrell, Dek and Ryan Bilbo:  A Report on the Impact of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on Louisiana Businesses 2005Q2-2006Q2. Baton Rouge: LA Dept of Economic Development, 2007. 47p.
    Available (Internet):
http://www.bus.lsu.edu/centers/ded/reports/2006Q4_Business_Report.pdf

United States. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District Office, Environmental Planning and Compliance Office. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Response to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in Louisiana. Environmental Assessment EA#433. {Draft} New Orleans: New Orleans District Office, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 2006. 70p.
    Available (Internet):
http://www.mvn.usace.army.mil/hps/Items%20of%20Special%20Interest/Final%20Draft%20Katrina%20EA.pdf

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Authority of GSA to make repairs and lease space in response to damages attributable to Hurricane Katrina or Hurricane Rita : report (to accompany H.R. 4125).   Series: (Report / 109th Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives ; 109-532) "June 27, 2006." Washington DC: U.S. GPO, 2006. 5p
    Available (Internet):
http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=109%5Fcong%5Freports&docid=f:hr532.109

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Hurricanes Katrina and Rita: Outstanding Need, Slow Progress: Hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, field hearing in New Orleans, Louisiana, January 29, 2007. Washington DC, GPO, 2007. 192p.
    Available: Government Documents Collection
    Available (Internet):

http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=110_senate_hearings&docid=f:33873.pdf

United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Office of the Chief Economist. A Preliminary Assessment of the Effects of Hurricane Rita on U.S. Agriculture. Washington DC, 2005. 14p.
    Available (Internet):
http://www.usda.gov/oce/newsroom/Ritadamage_1_1.pdf

Working Group For Post-Hurricane Planning For the Louisiana Coast. A New Framework for Planning the Future of Coastal Louisiana after the Hurricanes of 2005. Cambridge MD: Integration and Application Network , University of Maryland Center For Environmental Science, 2006. 48p.
    Available (Internet):
http://www.umces.edu/la-restore/New%20Framework%20Final.pdf

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Journal and Newspaper articles 

Note: Please visit the Library's "Database Page" for access to databases and other indexes. For access to the "Serials Collection," please visit that department on the second floor of Frazar Memorial Library.

Adams, Lavonne M. "Mental Health Needs of Disaster Volunteers: A Plea for Awareness." Perspectives in Psychiatric Care 43.1 (Feb 2007): 52-54.
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

"After Hurricane Rita - Chaos on the Coast and on the Hill." The Economist 377.8446 (1 Oct 2005): 32.
    Available: Serials Collection
    Available: Serials Collection microfiche
    Available: Business Source Complete database

"After Katrina and Rita." Louisiana Cultural Vistas 16.3 (Fall 2005): 10-25.
    Available: Serials Collection

Allen, Don. “Acadian Ambulance and Air Med Play Huge Rules in Hurricane Rescues and Evacuations (Terrible Storms of 2005).” Acadiana Profile 25.2 (Oct 2005): 36-38.
    Available: Serials Collection

Angers, Trent. “Louisiana Gulf Coast Slammed by Two Major Hurricanes in Less than a Month (Terrible Storms of 2005).” Acadiana Profile 25:2 (Oct. 2005): 16-24.
    Available: Serials Collection

Audin, Curt. "Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Following a Natural Disaster: A Report on Hurricane Rita. Journal of Emergency Nursing: JEN 32 (2006): 409-411.
    Available: Serials Collection

Ault, Susanne. “Rita Rumbles Retailers.” Video Business 25.40 (3 Oct 2005): 8
    Available: Film & Television Literature Index database

Balsamo, Gary; Martha Littlefield-Chabaud, and Terry Conger. “Hurricane Response in Louisiana: The Animal Perspective.” Louisiana Morbidity Report 16:6 (Nov/Dec 2005): 6-8.
    Available (Internet):
http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/offices/miscdocs/docs-249/LMR/2005/LMR2005_06.pdf

“Bark Beetles Problem in Hurricane Zones.” Forest & People 56.3 (2006): 7, 29.
    Available: Serials Collection

Barry, Don. “The Road Back: Battered Parish, Officials Bear the Brunt of Neighbors’ Anguish.” The New York Times 155.53626 (30 June 2006): A12
    Available: Serials Collection microfilm
    Available: Special Collections Pamphlet File 68: ”Hurricane Rita“
    Available: LexisNexis Academic  database

Breitenbeck, Gary, Johnny Saichuk, Howard Cormier and Sonny Viator. “Salt Damage to Agricultural Fields in South Louisiana.” Louisiana Agriculture Magazine 50.3 (Summer 2007): 12-16.
    Available (Internet):
http://www.lsuagcenter.com/NR/rdonlyres/C1603290-6BDF-489B-8E43-7F80EAA69BE4/39281/LaAgsummer2007web.pdf

Bush, George W. "Remarks Following a Tour of Recovery Efforts in the Areas Damaged by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in New Orleans, Louisiana." Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents 42.10 (13 Mar. 2006): 414-415.
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

“Cameron Parish: The Long Road Back.” Lagniappe. 24.1 (Jan 5, 2006) (series of articles).
    Available: Serials Department microfilm

Campbell, Nell. “A Reckoning with Rita.” Louisiana Cultural Vistas 17:1 (2006): 24-29.
    Available: Serials Collection
    Available (Internet):
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leh/lcv-spring06/

Carpenter, Robert. “Telling the Underground Tell of Katrina and Rita.” Underground Construction 61.9 (Sep 2006): 4.
    Available: Business Source Complete database

Carpenter, S. Kay, et al. "Urban Evacuations and Rural America: Lessons Learned from Hurricane Rita." Public Health Reports 121 (2006): 775-779.
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

Chang, Joseph. ”Storm to Intensify Tightness…” Chemical Market Reporter 268.11 (3 Oct 2005): 4.
    Available: Business Source Complete database

Chauvin, Mindy. “Rita.” Louisiana English Journal 10 (2006): 52.
    Available: Serials Collection

Chua, Alton Y. K. "A Tale of Two Hurricanes: Comparing Katrina and Rita through a Knowledge Management Perspective." Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology 58 (2007): 1518-1528.
    Available:  Academic Search Complete database

Chuang, George T.  "Houston, We've Got a Problem." Health Affairs 25 (2006): 488-489.
    Available: ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source database

Cormier, Eric. “Rebounding from Rita.”  Louisiana Cultural Vistas 17.2 (2006): 70-79.
    Available: Serials Collection
    Available (Internet):
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leh/lcv-summer06/

Cummings, Kristin et al. “Health Effects of Exposure to Water-Damaged New Orleans Homes Six Months After Hurricanes Katrina and Rita." American Journal of Public Health. 98 (2008): 869-875.
    Available: Serials Collection
    Available: Academic Search Complete database
    Available: Business Source Complete database

Daley, WR. "Public Health Response to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita -- United States, 2005." MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report 55.9 (10 Mar. 2006): 229-231.
    Available: Academic Search Complete database
    Available (Internet):
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5509a1.htm

Daniels, R. Steven. "Revitalizing Emergency Management after Katrina." Public Manager 36.3 (Fall 2007): 16-20.
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

Dawson, Alma, and Kathleen de la Peña McCook. "Rebuilding Community in Louisiana after the Hurricanes of 2005." Reference & User Services Quarterly 45 (2006): 292-296.
    Available: Serials Collection
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

Day Jr., John W., et al. "Restoration of the Mississippi Delta: Lessons from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita." Science 315.5819 (23 Mar. 2007): 1679-1684.
    Available: Serials Collection
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

Dewan, Shaila and William Yardley. ”Hurricane Slams into Gulf Coast, Flooding Feared.” The New York Times 155. 53,348 (Sept 25, 2005): 1,19.
    Available: Serials Collection microfilm
    Available: Special Collections Pamphlet File 68: ”HurricaneRita“
    Available: LexisNexis Academic database

Diamond, Tom. “The Impact of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on Three Louisiana Academic Libraries.” Library Administration & Management 20 (2006): 192-200.
    Available: Special Collections Pamphlet File 68: ”Hurricane Rita“

"Dry Air Can Choke Hurricane Eye, Alter Its Intensity." Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 88 (2007): 1335-1336.
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

“Effects of Rita Continue to Trickle Down.” Lagniappe. 23.21 (Nov 17, 2005): 26-29.
Available: Serials Collection microfilm

Evans, Derrick. “The KatrinaRitaVille Express Tour.” Dollars & Sense 272 (Sept/Oct 2007): 8-9.
   
Available: Business Source Complete database

Fletcher, Sam. "Oil, Gas Prices Leap on Approach of Hurricane Rita." The Oil and Gas Journal 103.36 (2005): 27.
    Available: Serials Collection microfilm

Ford, Brian "Extended Outages Emerge in Gulf.” Chemical Market Reporter 268.11 (3 Oct 2005): 5.
    Available: Business Source Complete database

Ford, Brian. “Industry Braces Itself for Hurricane Rita.” Chemical Market Reporter 268.10 (26 Sep 2005): 4.
    Available: Business Source Complete database

Fowler, Jim. “Assessing the Impacts of Hurricanes on Wildlife.” Forests & People 55.4 (3rd qtr 2005): 15-16.
    Available: Serials Collection

Gallagher, Amanda Hall, Maria Fontenot, and Kris Boyle. "Communicating during Times of Crises: An Analysis of News Releases from the Federal Government before, during, and after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita." Public Relations Review 33 (2007): 217-219.
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

Gaskill, Melissa. “Restoring Louisiana’s Broken Ecosystems.” National Wildlife. 46.5 (Aug/Sept 2008): 33-37.
    Available: Serials Collection
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

Gierach, Michelle M. and Bulusu Subrahmanyan. “Satellite Data Analysis of the Upper Ocean Response to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita (2005) in the Gulf of Mexico.” IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters 4 (2007): 132-136
   
Available: IEEE Explore database

Godoy, Luis A. "Performance of Storage Tanks in Oil Facilities Damaged by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita." Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities 21 (2007): 441-449.
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

Goins, Brad. ”Reporting Rita.” Lagniappe. 26.11 (June 5, 2008): 71-78.
    Available: Serials Collection microfilm

Goins, Brad. “Cameron Parish Coastal Restoration: Big Plans, Little Funds.” Lagniappe. 25.1 (Jan 4, 2007): 24-25.
    Available: Serials Collection microfilm

Goins, Brad. ”Desperately Seeking Workers: Lake Area Employers Struggle with Severe Post-Rita Labor Shortage.” Lagniappe. 23.21 (Nov 17, 2005):22-25.
    Available: Serials Collection microfilm

Gomez, Alan. “A year later, Rita's wrath lingers.” USA Today  25 Sept  2006; 3A.
    Available: LexisNexis Academic database
    Available (Internet):
http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2006-09-24-rita-anniversary_x.htm

Griffin, Jeff. “Diverse Actions by Telecom Contractor Prove Beneficial.” Underground Contractor 61.9 (Sep 2006): 60-61.
    Available: Business Source Complete database
    Available (Internet):
http://www.oildompublishing.com/uceditorialarchive/Sept06/diverse.pdf

Griffin, Jeff. “Restoring Communications.” Underground Construction 61.9 (Sep 2006): 69.
    Available: Business Source Complete database
    Available (Internet):
http://www.oildompublishing.com/uceditorialarchive/Sept06/communications.pdf

Guidroz, Walter S., Gregory W. Stone, and Dane Dartez, “Hurricane Rita, 2005: Assessment of a Storm-induced Geological Event along the Southwestern Louisiana Coast and Adjacent Interior Marsh.” Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Transactions 56 (2006): 229-239.
    Available (Internet):
http://wavcis.csi.lsu.edu/pubs/GuidEtAl.pdf

Guidroz, Gregory W. Stone, and Dane Dartez. “Sediment Transport  along the Southwestern Louisiana Shoreline: Impact from Hurricane Rita, 2005.” Coastal Sediments ’07: Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on Coastal Engineering and Science of Coastal Sediment Processes. New Orleans LA, May 13-17, 2007
    Available (Internet):
http://wavcis.csi.lsu.edu/pubs/070.pdf

"Gulf Coast Braces for Oncoming Hurricane Rita." Facts on File 65.3380 (22 Sep 2005): 643-645.
    Available: REF D410 .F3   Reference Collection
    Available: LexisNexis Academic database

"Gulf of Mexico Marine Debris Project." Oil Spill Intelligence Report 30.10 (1 Mar. 2007): 3-4.
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

“Health concerns associated with mold in water-damaged homes after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita--New Orleans area, Louisiana, October 2005.” MMWR Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 55.2 (20 Jan 2006): 41-4.
    Available: Academic Search Complete database
    Available (Internet):
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwR/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5502a6.htm

Hebert, Barbara B. and Mary B. Ballard. “Children and Trauma: A Post-Katrina and Rita Response.” Professional School Counseling 11 (2007): 140-144.
    Available: Serials Collection
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

Hennessy, Jefferson. “Hurricane Rita's Unwelcome Visit to Southwest Louisiana (Terrible storms of 2005).” Acadiana Profile 25.3 (Dec 2005): 30-31,33.
    Available: Serials Collection

Hill, John. ”Recognizing Cameron’s Plight.” Lagniappe. 24.19 (Oct 5, 2006): 12-14.
    Available: Serials Collection microfilm

Houze, Robert J. et al. “Hurricane Intensity and Eyewall Replacement.” Science 315.5816 (2 Mar 2007): 1235-1239.
    Available: Serials Collection
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

Houze, Robert J.et al.” The Hurricane Rainband and Intensity Change Experiment: Observations and Modeling of Hurricanes Katrina, Ophelia, and Rita.” Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 87(2007): 1503-1521.
    Available: Academic Search Complete database
    Available (Internet):
http://www.atmos.washington.edu/gcg/MG/PDFs/BAMS06_RAINEX_houze_etal.pdf

Howard, Jennifer. "Stories from the Storm." Chronicle of Higher Education 54.3 (14 Sep 2007): A10-A11.
    Available: Serials Collection microfilm
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

"Hurricane Rita: Little Damage, Much Disruption." Chemical Week 167.32 (28 Sep 2005): 8.
    Available: Serials Collection
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

"Hurricane Rita Strikes Texas and Louisiana Coasts." Facts on File 65.3381 (29 Sep 2005): 663-666.
    Available: D 410 F3    (Reference Collection)
    Available: LexisNexis Academic database

"Hurricanes Katrina and Rita: Lessons Learned by Doctors and Hospitals." Fire Engineering 159.9 (Sep 2006): 44-46.
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

Jasper, Pat, and Carl Lindahl. "The Houston Survivor Project: An Introduction." Callaloo 29 (2006): 1504-1505.
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

Javetski, John. "Preparation Keyed Entergy's Responses to Katrina, Rita." Power 150.4 (May 2006): 35-38.
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

Kaiser, J.  “Scientific Community. Hurricane Rita Spares Major Research Institutions.” Science 309.5744 (30 Sep 2005): 2143.
    Available: Serials Collection

Kalec, William, “’The Refuge II:’ A Symbol of Hope after Hurricane Rita.” Acadiana Profile 27.3 (Jan/Feb 2008): 30-33.
    Available: Serials Collection

Kelly, Michael. "Tribute to Corrections Personnel of the Gulf Coast." Corrections Today 69.1 (Feb 2007): 52-55.
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

Labdi, Bonnie A. "Working with Hurricane Rita." American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy 63.21 (1 Nov. 2006): 2053-2054.
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

Lach, Helen W., Joanne C Langan, Dotti C James. "Disaster Planning: Are Gerontological Nurses Prepared?" Journal of Gerontological Nursing 31.11 (Nov 2005): 21-27.
    Available: Serials Collection
    Available: ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source database

Larson, Jackie. "Hurricane Rita - Nursing on the Roadside." RN 68.11 (Nov 2005): 20,22
    Available: Serials Collection microfilm
    Available: CINAHL Plus database

Leberg, P. L., et al. "Response of Waterbird Colonies in Southern Louisiana to Recent Drought and Hurricanes." Animal Conservation 10 (2007): 502-508.
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

LeBoeuf, Mary Cosper. “Disasters Strike, Public Libraries Prevail: The Impact of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on Louisiana Public Libraries.” Louisiana Libraries 68.4 (Spring 2006): 3-7.
    Available: Serials Collection

Levin, Aaron. “Psychiatrist Victimized by Rita Continues to Put Patients First.” Psychiatric News 40.20 (21 Oct 2005): 5.
    Available (Internet):
http://pn.psychiatryonline.org/cgi/content/full/40/20/5-a

Lewis, David. “Legacy of the Storms.” Electric Perspectives 31.5 (Sept/Oct 2005): 18-30.
    Available: Business Source Complete database

Littman, John. “Lessons From Katrina and Rita: What Major Disasters Can Teach Transportation Planners.” Journal of Transportation Engineering 132 (2006): 11-18
    Available: Serials Collection
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

Lohrenz,SE, WJ Cai, X Chen, and M Tuel. "Satellite Assessment of Bio-Optical Properties of Northern Gulf of Mexico Coastal Waters Following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita." Sensors. 8 (2008):4135-4150.
    Available (Internet): http://www.mdpi.org/sensors/papers/s8074135.pdf

Longman, Jeré. "Winning a Title For Another Town (This One Counts)." The New York Times 156.53791 (12 Dec. 2006): D1-D4.
    Available: Serials Collection microfilm
    Available: Academic Search Complete database
    Available: LexisNexis Academic database

Lundy, Lisa K., and Jinx C. Broussard.. "Public Relations in the Eye of the Storm: Lessons from Professionals in the Wake of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita." Public Relations Review 33 (2007): 220-223.
    Available: Academic Search Complete database
    Available: Business Source Complete database

Marsalis, Wynton. “Saving America's Soul Kitchen (After Katrina and Rita).” Louisiana Cultural Vistas 16:3 (Fall 2005): 18-19.
    Available: Serials Collection

Marshall, Margaret Cole. "San Antonio Mental Health Disaster Consortium: Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, a Personal Perspective." Perspectives in Psychiatric Care 43.1 (Feb 2007): 15-21.
    Available:  Academic Search Complete database

McCall, Molly. “Dallas’s Disaster Recovery Efforts for Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.” Public Management 88.9 (Oct 2006): 16-20.
    Available: Business Source Complete database

McGuire, Tom. "Louisiana's Oysters, America's Wetlands, and the Storms of 2005." American Anthropologist 108  (2006): 692-705.
    Available: Serials Collection
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

Moore, Michael. “Massive Rebuilding: Small Towns Still Recovering after 2005 Hurricanes.” On Tap 5.4 (Winter 2006): 18-29.
    Available (Internet):
http://www.nesc.wvu.edu/ndwc/articles/OT/WI06/OT_W06.pdf

Neyland, Ray. "The Effects of Hurricane Rita on the Aquatic Vascular Flora in a Large Fresh-Water Marsh in Cameron Parish, Louisiana." Castanea 72 (2007): 1-7.
    Available: Serials Collection
    Available: Special Collections Pamphlet File 68: ”Hurricane Rita“
    Available: BioOne database
    Available (Internet):  
http://www.bioone.org/archive/0008-7475/72/1/pdf/i0008-7475-72-1-1.pdf

Nodar, Janet. “Ports Moving Ahead.” Gulf Shipper 18.38 (19 Sep 2007): 56-59.
    Available: Business Source Complete database

Nyman, Andy. “Afraid to Learn the Answer.” The Society of Wetland Scientists Bulletin 23.2 (June 2006): 14-18.
    Available: BioOne database

Oder, Norman. "Louisiana Was Hit by Rita, Too." Library Journal 131.10 (1 June 2006): 40-41.
    Available: Serials Collection
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

Paredes, J. Anthony. "Introduction to ‘The Impact of the Hurricanes of 2005 on New Orleans and the Gulf Coast of the United States.’" American Anthropologist 108 (2006): 637-642.
    Available: Serials Collection
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

“Paths of Destruction.” Time 166.14 (3 Oct 2005): 40-41.
    Available: Serials Collection
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

Peña, Allison H. "Wade in the Water: Personal Reflections on a Storm, a People, and a National Park." American Anthropologist 108 (2006): 781-798.
    Available: Serials Collection
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

Penland, Shea. "When the Seas Come Marching In." Natural History 116.9 (Nov 2007): 50-52.
    Available: Serials Collection
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

Pierre, John K. “Understanding the Stafford Act: Providing Legal Assistance to Individual Victims of Hurricanes and Natural Disasters.” Louisiana Bar Journal 54:2 (Aug/Sep 2006): 86-88.
    Available: Serials Collection

“Power Restoration Quick: Despite Double Hurricane Hit.” Underground Construction 61.9 (Sep 2006): 70-71.
    Available: Business Source Complete database
    Available (Internet):
http://www.oildompublishing.com/uceditorialarchive/Sept06/power.pdf

Ram, Pavani K., et al. "Household Water Disinfection in Hurricane-Affected Communities of Louisiana: Implications for Disaster Preparedness for the General Public." American Journal of Public Health 97 (2007): S130-S135.
    Available: Serials Collection
    Available: Academic Search Complete database


Rao, C.Y.; Riggs M.A.; Chew G.L.; et al. "Characterizing Airborne Molds, Endotoxins and Glucans in Homes in New Orleans after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita." Applied and Environmental  Microbiology. 2007;73:1630-1634.
    Available: Serials Collection
    Available: PubMed database

Read, Traci. “Beaumont Water Utility Rides Out Rita.” Underground Construction 61.9 (Sept 2006): 64-65.
    Available: Business Source Complete database
    Available (Internet): 
http://www.oildompublishing.com/uceditorialarchive/Sept06/beaumont.pdf

Reisch, Marc, William B. Schultz, and Stephen Trzaska. “Assessing Rita.” Chemical and Engineering News 83.40 (3 Oct 2005): 9
    Available: Serials Collection

Richard, Georgina, Parham Jaberi, and Richard Garfield. “School-Based Health Center Post-Katrina and Rita Needs Assessment Survey: La., 2006.” Louisiana Morbidity Report 17.3 (May/June 2006): 2-3+.
    Available (Internet):
http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/offices/miscdocs/docs-249/LMR/2006/mayjun06.pdf

Riley, Wayne J. 'Hurricanes Katrina and Rita: Professionally Fulfilling, Personally Painful." Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 18 (2007): 229-232.
    Available (Internet):
http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/journal_of_health_care_for_the_poor_and_underserved/v018/18.2riley.pdf

Rippey, Brad. "September 2005." Weatherwise 59.1 (Jan 2006): 62-66.
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

“Rita.” Lagniappe. 23.19 (Oct 20,2005). (series of articles).
    Available: Serials Collection microfilm 

“Rita: The Economy A Year Later; Post-Rita Parish Spending Surges.” Lagniappe. 24.18 (Sept 21, 2006). 48-50. (based on a report by the H.C. Drew Center For Economic Development Information Services).
    Available: Serials Collection microfilm

“Rita's Wrath Strikes Wildlife, Lands and Facilities.” Louisiana Conservationist 58.6 (Nov/Dec 2005): 30-31.
    Available: Serials Collection

Ross, Nola Mae. “Cameron Continues Recovery.” Lagniappe. 25.1 (Jan 4,2007): 20-24.
    Available: Serials Collection microfilm

Ross-Sheriff, Fariyal. "Women and Disasters." Affilia: Journal of Women & Social Work 22 (2007): 5-8.
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

Rozeman, Phillip A., and Edward J. Mayeaux Jr.. "Hurricanes Katrina and Rita: Evacuee Healthcare Efforts Remote from Hurricane Affected Areas." Southern Medical Journal 99 (2006): 1329-1333.
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

“Search and rescue (Terrible storms of 2005).” Acadiana Profile 25:2 (Oct 2005): 28-29.
    Available: Serials Collection

Seewald, Nancy. “More Gulf Coast Plants Restart, but Feedstock Shortages Persist.” Chemical Week 167.33 (12 Oct 2005): 15
    Available: Serials Collection
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

Shaver, Larry. “Working through the Chaos and Confusion - Storm assessment veteran finds epic damage in Entergy service territory after Hurricane Rita.” Transmission & Distribution World 58.9 (Sept 2006): 34-39.
    Available: Business Source Complete database

Sherman, Lilli Manolis, Jan. H. Schut, and Debbie Galante Block. “Hurricane Rita Joins Katrina to Whip Up Prices Even More.” Plastics Technology 51.11 (Nov 2005): 79-84.
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

Shrum, Wesley. "Hurricane Stories, from Within." Social Studies of Science 37 (2007): 97-102
    Available (Internet): prepublication (1 March 2006) copy:
http://www.ndsciencehumanitiespolicy.org/katrina/meetings/march%20readings/Shrum.pdf

Simpson, Doug. “Louisiana cattlemen struggle 1 year after Rita.” USA Today wire service. Sept 24, 2006.
    Available: LexisNexis Academic database
    Available (Internet):
http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2006-09-24-rita-cattle_x.htm

Smith, Carroll “Product for Salty Soils Looks Promising.” Rice Farming (Apr 2007)
    Available (Internet):
http://www.ricefarming.com/home/2007_AprSaltySoil.html#Top

Spedale, Steven B. "Caring for Displaced Neonates: Intrastate." Pediatrics 117 (2006): S389-S395.
    Available: ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source

Staif-Bourgeois, S., et al. "Two Cases of Toxigenic Vibrio Cholerae O1 Infection After Hurricanes Katrina and Rita--Louisiana, October 2005." JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association 295 (2006): 1118-1120.
    Available: Serials Collection
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

Straif-Bourgeois, Susanne, Annu Thomas, Lori Kravet, and Danielle Haydel. “Vibrio Illnesses after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, Louisiana, August 29-October 15, 2005.” Louisiana Morbidity Report 16.6 (2005): 5-6.
    Available (Internet):
http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/offices/miscdocs/docs-249/LMR/2005/LMR2005_06.pdf

Sullivan, John. "Hurricane Readiness and Environmental Risks on the Bayous-an NIEHS Community-Based Pilot Project in South Terrebonne-Lafourche Parishes, Louisiana. " Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 18 (2007): 487-91.
    Available: ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source.

Summers, Jessica. “Riding Out Rita: Fear and Family.” Louisiana English Journal 10 (2006): 53-56.
    Available: Library Serials Collection

Sutherland, Dean A. “Insurance Bad Faith Law after the Hurricanes.” Louisiana Bar Journal 54:2 (Aug./Sept. 2006): 90-93.
    Available: Serials Collection

“Terrible Storms of 2005 Part 2.” Acadiana Profile Magazine (Dec 2005)
    Available: Serials Collection
    Available (Internet):
http://www.ntcsites.com/acadianhouse/nss-folder/publicfolder/AP/cover_feature_25_3.htm

Thomas, Cathy Booth. "Storm Stories." Time 168.14 (2 Oct. 2006): 70-71.
    Available: Serials Collection
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

Tompkins, Janet. “Forestry Focuses on Hurricane Salvage.” Forests & People 55:4 (4th Qtr. 2005): 4-5.
    Available: Serials Collection

Tootle, Deborah M. “Disaster Recovery in Rural Communities: A Case Study of Southwest Louisiana.” Southern Rural Sociology. 22.2 (2007): 6-27
    Available (Internet):
http://www.ag.auburn.edu/auxiliary/srsa/pages/Articles/SRS%202007%2022%202%206-27.pdf

Turner, R. Eugene, et al. "Wetland Sedimentation from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita." Science 314.5798 (20 Oct. 2006): 449-452.
    Available: Serials Collection
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

"University Turns to Video." Communications News 44.4 (Apr 2007): 40-41.
    Available: Academic Search Complete database
    Available: Business Source Complete database

Van Metre, Peter C., et al. "Effects of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on the Chemistry of Bottom Sediments in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, USA." Environmental Science & Technology 40 (2006): 6894-6902.
    Available: Serials Collection
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

Vandersteen, C.A. "Buck." “Handling the hurricanes of 2005 (Executive Director's column).” Forests & People 55:4 (4th Qtr. 2005): p. 9.
    Available: Serials Collection

Vranken, Peter. “Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in the Aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, Louisiana, August-November 2005.” Louisiana Morbidity Report 16.6 (Nov/Dec 2005): 4-5.
    Available (Internet):
http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/offices/miscdocs/docs-249/LMR/2005/LMR2005_06.pdf

Wall, Karla. “Beauty and Power: Louvieres Paint Altar Backdrop for Newly-Restored Grand Chenier Church.” Lagniappe. 25.5 (Mar 1, 2007): 30-31.
    Available: Serials Collection microfilm

Wall, Karla. “Restoring the Resting Place: Restoring Cameron’s Storm-Damaged Cemeteries.” Lagniappe. 25.1 (Jan 4, 2007): 30-31.
    Available: Serials Collection microfilm

Wall, Karla. “Rita Damage: A Close Look at the Insurance Response.” Lagniappe. 24.3 (Feb 2, 2006): 34-37.
    Available: Serials Collection microfilm

Wall, Karla. ”Taking on Rita: How Calcasieu Parish prepared for and Managed the Massive Destruction of a Major Hurricane.” Lagniappe. 23.20 (Nov 3, 2005): 14-15,20-25.
    Available: Serials Collection microfilm

Walsh, Thomas J., Susan Orsega, and David Banks. "Lessons from Hurricane Rita: Organizing to Provide Medical Care during a Natural Disaster." Annals of Internal Medicine 145 (2006): 468-470.
    Available: ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source.
    Available (Internet):
http://www.annals.org/cgi/content/full/0000605-200609190-00137v1

“Water, Water All Around (Terrible storms of 2005).” Acadiana Profile 25:2 (Oct. 2005): 30-31.
    Available: Serials Collection

Waugh, William. "The Political Costs of Failure in the Katrina and Rita Disasters." The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 604 (2006): 10-25.
    Available: Serials Collection

Weeber, Stan C. "Home Health Care after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita: A Report from the Field." Home Health Care Management & Practice 19 (2007): 104-111.
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

Weisler, Richard H., James G. Barbee IV, and Mark H. Townsend. "Mental Health and Recovery in the Gulf Coast after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita." JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association 296 (2006): 585-588.
    Available: Serials Collection
    Available: Academic Search Complete database

Weiss, Rachel I., Karen L. McKie, and Richard A. Goodman. "The Law and Emergencies: Surveillance for Public Health--Related Legal Issues During Hurricanes Katrina and Rita." American Journal of Public Health 97 (Apr 2007): S73-S81.
    Available: Serials Collection
    Available: Academic Search Complete database
    Available: Business Source Complete database

Welch. Sara J. “Lake Charles Only Partially Damaged by Hurricane Rita.” Meeting News 30.1 (30 Jan 2006): 40.
   
Available: Hospitality & Tourism Index database

Zhang, Fuging, et al. “An In-Person Survey Investigating Public Perceptions of and Responses to Hurricane Rita Forecasts along the Texas Coast.” Weather and Forecasting 22 (2007): 1177-1190
   
Available: Academic Search Complete database

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Internet Resources

2005 Houston Chronicle Special Report.
    Available (Internet):
http://www.chron.com/content/chronicle/special/05/rita/index.html

Barras, John A. et al.  “Hurricanes Katrina and Rita's Impact on America's Wetland.” America’s Wetland, Loyola U.

    Available (Internet): http://www.americaswetlandresources.com/background_facts/basicfacts/hurricane.html

Barras, John A. “Satellite Images and Aerial Photographs of the Effects of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on Coastal Louisiana.” USGS, 2007
    Available (Internet):
http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/2007/281/

“Cattle, Rice, Sugarcane, Crawfish, More Affected by Rita” LSU Ag Center press release, 9/28/05
    Available (Internet):
http://www.lsuagcenter.com/news_archive/2005/September/Headline+News/Cattle+Rice+Sugarcane+Crawfish+More+Affected+By+Rita.htm

Davis, Donald W. “The Aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on South Louisiana.” U.S. EPA. Emergency Management. 2006
    Available (Internet):
http://archive.epa.gov/emergencies/content/fss/web/pdf/davis.pdf

The Disaster Center’s Tropical Storm – Hurricane Rita Page. The Disaster Center.
    Available (Internet):
http://www.disastercenter.com/Tropical%20Storm%20-%20Hurricane%20-%20Rita.htm   

Hurricane Katrina Resource Page. Association of State Floodplain Managers.
    Available (Internet):
http://www.floods.org/TheOrganization/Katrina.asp

Hurricane Rita.  NOAA. Note: “This section of our webpage has been created to provide the residents of Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana information about Hurricane Rita and its affect on the area…. some links that will bring you to pages with additional information of interest, along with a collection of image galleries … with pictures taken by the office staff.”
    Available (Internet):
http://www.srh.noaa.gov/lch/rita/rita_main.php

Hurricane Rita Flood Recovery. FEMA.
    Available (Internet):
http://www.fema.gov/hazard/flood/recoverydata/rita/rita_la_resources.shtm

Hurricane Rita Updates & Information [McNeese State University]. Lake Charles LA: McNeese State U., 2005. 19 printouts of website postings.
    Available: Special Collections Pamphlet File 68: "Hurricane Rita"

Kluger, Jeffery. “Hurricane Rita. Global Warming: The Culprit? Evidence Mounts That Human Activity is Helping Fuel These Monster Hurricanes.”  Saddleback Valley Unified School District.
    Available (Internet):
http://www.svusd.org/hp_images/4338/D28209-global%20warming%202.doc

Larson, Larry. Hurricanes Katrina & Rita Using Mitigation to Rebuild a Safer Gulf Coast. Association of State Floodplain Managers. 2005.
    Available (Internet):
http://www.idswater.com/Common/Paper/Paper_193/Hurricanes%20Katrina%20and%20Rita.htm

Lewis, Matthew. Temporary Wholesale Gasoline Price Spikes Have Long-lasting Retail Effects: The Aftermath of Hurricane Rita. University of California Energy Institute. 2006
    Available (Internet):
http://www.ucei.berkeley.edu/gasoilmarkets/Papers/7A-Lewis.pdf

Lockwood, C.C. Hurricane Rita.  
     Available (Internet): http://www.cclockwood.com/stockimages/hurricanerita.htm

Lockwood, Montra, Felix Navejar, and Sam Shumburger. Hurricane Rita: A Comparison of Winds and  Storm Surge. NOAA. Last updated 2/6/2006.
    Available (Internet):
http://www.srh.noaa.gov/lch/rita/rita_report+.htm

Louisiana Digital Library (LDL). The LDL holds many documents and other resources about Louisiana and is updated continually. Users should search for "Hurricane Rita" to find the current holdings.
     Available (Internet): http://louisianadigitallibrary.org

Louisiana Recovery Authority.  Available (Internet): http://lra.louisiana.gov/

Lumpkin, Richard S. "The Confluence of Luck and Common Sense: Recovery of Lamar University from Hurricane Rita.” American Chemical Society. Division of Health and Safety.
    Available (Internet):
http://membership.acs.org/c/chas/disrecovery/lumpkin.pdf

McGee, Benton D. et al. Hurricane Rita Surge Data, Southwestern Louisiana and Southeastern Texas, September to November 2005. Reston, VA, U.S. Dept. of the Interior. http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/2006/220/     Series: Data series (Geological Survey (U.S.)) ; 220. last update 10/11/2006.
    Available (Internet):  
http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS75252

Monitoring Inland Storm Surge and Flooding from Hurricane Rita. Fact Sheet 2006–3136.
    Available (Internet):
http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2006/3136/pdf/fs2006-3136.pdf

Pope, J. “The health and medical response to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita by the Texas Department of State Health Services: After action report.” Austin: Texas Department of State Health Services. 5 June 2006.
    Available (Internet):
http://www.dpctexas.org/Documents/DSHSAfterActionReport.pdf

A Preliminary Assessment of the Effects of Hurricane Rita on U.S. Agriculture. [Washington, D.C.] : USDA/OCE, [2005].  14p.
    Available (Internet):
http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS67467

“Salt Contamination Of Soil After Rita May Not Be As Bad As Feared; Tests To Begin This Week.” LSU Ag Center posting, 10/21/05
    Available (Internet):
http://www.lsuagcenter.com/news_archive/2005/October/Headline+News/Salt+Contamination+Of+Soil+After+Rita+May+Not+Be+As+Bad+As+Feared+Tests+To+Begin+This+Week.htm

“Southwest Louisiana Cattle Producers Still Hoping For Comeback.” LSU Ag Center News release. 12/16/05.
    Available (Internet):
http://www.lsuagcenter.com/news_archive/2005/December/Headline+News/Southwest+Louisiana+Cattle+Producers+Still+Hoping+For+Comeback.htm

“Rita Day by Day Recap.” Palm Beach Post.
    Available (Internet):
http://www.palmbeachpost.com/storm/content/storm/2005/atlantic/rita/day_by_day_archive.html

U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Louisiana Hurricane Rita
    Available (Internet):
http://www.fema.gov/news/event.fema?id=5025

Van Metre, Peter C. et al. Chemical Constituents in Sediment in Lake Pontchartrain and in Street Mud and Canal Sediment in New Orleans, Louisiana, Following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, 2005
    Available (Internet):
http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/206/pdf/ds206.pdf

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Media Resources

Gambrell, Robert. ”Impact of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on Agricultural and Wetland Soils of South Louisiana and Remediation Considerations.” Monday, 7 November 2005 - 7:25 PM. Robert Gambrell, Wetlands Biogeochemistry Institute, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA (recorded presentation)
    Available (Internet):
http://a-c-s.confex.com/a-c-s/2005am/techprogram/P12868.HTM

Houze, Robert A. Vortical structures accompanying secondary eyewall formation in Hurricane Rita (2005). 28th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, April 29, 2008.   
    Available (Internet):
http://www.ncd.gov/newsroom/publications/2006/hurricanes_impact.htm
                          
                Http://ams.confex.com/ams/28Hurricanes/wrfredirect.cgi?id=9511  [Recorded presentation]

Hurricane Rita: Southwest Louisiana's Story [videorecording] / Lake Charles LA: KPLC Television/Raycom Media, 2006. 2 videodiscs  4 ¾ in. (ca. 120 min.).
    Available: QC945 .H8 2006 AV
    Available: QC945. H8 2006 Special Collections

Morss, Rebecca E., F. Zhang, and J. Sippel. Perceptions of hurricane risk and the response to Hurricane Rita forecasts along the Texas coast.  28th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, April 29, 2008.
    Available (Internet):
http://ams.confex.com/ams/28Hurricanes/techprogram/paper_138701.htm

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