Facies-dependent variations in sediment physical properties on the Mississippi River Delta Front, USA: evidence for depositional and post-depositional processes

James Emerson Smith IV1, Samuel J Bentley2, Andrew Jean Courtois1, Jeff Obelcz3, Jason D Chaytor4, Jillian M Maloney3, Ioannis Y Georgiou5, Kehui Xu6 and Michael D. Miner7, (1)Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, United States, (2)Louisiana State University, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Baton Rouge, LA, United States, (3)Coastal Studies Institute, Baton Rouge, LA, United States, (4)US Geological Survey, Woods Hole, MA, United States, (5)University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, United States, (6)Louisiana State University, Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences, Baton Rouge, LA, United States, (7)Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, New Orleans, LA, United States