Hurricane Katrina disaster: general information and USGS response [ More info] Observations and effects of hurricane Katrina, with information about USGS monitoring and studies related to the area affected.
Hurricane Katrina photographs August 30, 2005 [ More info] Photographic survey of the impacts of Hurricane Katrina on the barrier islands, barrier shoreline, and the Mississippi River Delta along the Louisiana coastline. Primary focus is on the ecosystems such as fish, rookeries, and seagrass beds.
Hurricane impact and recovery shoreline change analysis of the Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana, USA: 1855 to 2005 [ More info] Results from historical (1855-2005) shoreline change analysis demonstrate that tropical cyclone frequency dominates the long-term evolution of this barrier-island arc.
Land-cover change research at the U.S. Geological Survey-assessing our nation's dynamic land surface [ More info] Estimates of change in major types of land use and land cover from 1973 to 2000 should help model potential future change as climate, population, public policy, and technology change.
Louisiana HydroWatch [ More info] Homepage for the statewide real-time hydrologic monitoring network featuring the latest hydrologic information in Louisiana.
Louisiana online water resources publications [ More info] Links to electronic publications on Louisiana water resources, some in PDF format, and link to bibliographies of electronic and paper publications.
National Assessment of Shoreline Change Project [ More info] The Coastal and Marine Geology Program of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is conducting an analysis of historical shoreline changes along open-ocean sandy shores of the conterminous United States and parts of Alaska and Hawaii.
National Land Cover Database Evaluation, Visualization, and Analysis Tool [ More info] Map interface providing summary statistics and geospatial data indicating changes in land cover from 2001 through 2011 in the continental US.
Net Ecosystem Production (NEP) of the Great Plains, United States [ More info] Geographic analysis of the changes in storage and release of carbon in this large area as land use patterns, especially agriculture, have changed.
Northern Gulf of Mexico ecosystem change and hazard susceptibility [ More info] Map interfaces and data in the area offshore Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama which was affected most by hurricane Katrina and, more recently, the oil spill.
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