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Jan 21, 2013 9:04 AM by AP

App may help track impact of coastal losses

HOUMA, La. (AP) - An Internet-based app under development may help a Web app may help document the disappearing culture of south Louisiana communities as they are displaced by coastal erosion.

Called "Vanishing Points," the app is being developed by Florida International University student Sandra Maina, the National Center for Atmospheric Research and the South Louisiana Wetlands Discovery Center.

It is designed to allow community members to log memories, interviews and photos of places that are disappearing because of coastal erosion.

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Information from: The Courier, http://www.houmatoday.com

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