Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center

Maps

Here you will find maps created by Lower Mississippi-Gulf scientists that lend visual identity to our data. The maps you find in this section were devised by our scientists using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) that help us interpret the data through spatial and geographic imagery.

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Date published: September 1, 2021

Habitat Vulnerability Assessment for Wintering American Black Ducks

We estimated food availability among five main wetland cover types used by overwintering American Black Ducks: subtidal, fresh water, high marsh, low marsh, and mudflat. Bioenergetics models used to inform North American Waterfowl Management Plan (NAWMP) can be simplified into two major components: energetic demand and energetic supply. 

Date published: September 10, 2020

Floodplain Ecosystem Service Mapper

Healthy floodplains and wetlands provide critical ecosystem services to local and downstream communities by retaining sediments, nutrients, and floodwaters. Land conversion and degradation diminish floodplain functionality and services.

Date published: March 12, 2020

Louisiana Flood Alert Map

These Louisiana Maps were developed to communicate Flood Warning notifications to citizens and government employees.

Date published: August 2, 2019

Communicating Coastal Vulnerability via Landscape Visualization

Story map describing the process for leveraging LIDAR, building footprints, and sea level rise data to investigate coastal vulnerability.

Date published: June 21, 2018

Louisiana Fact Sheets by Parish

Louisiana Fact Sheets by Parish

Date published: June 23, 2017

Shreveport Area—Caddo and Bossier Parishes Flood Map

Shreveport Area—Caddo and Bossier Parishes Flood Map

Date published: June 23, 2017

Ascension Parish

Ascension Parish

Date published: June 23, 2017

Amite River Basin

Amite River Basin

Date published: September 30, 2016

Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center, Slidell, Louisiana

River and Coastal Forecast Information

Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center, Slidell, Louisiana—(NWS)

 

Date published: September 26, 2016

Alabama Active Water Level Network

Alabama Counties depicted on the state location map with active wells

Date published: September 26, 2016

Alabama Climate Response Network

Network wells depicted on the Climate Response Network location map
Note: Color shading in the table below indicates multiple wells that plot as a single point on the state location map above.
Note: BLS = Water Level in Feet Below Land Surface, RVD = Water Level referenced to a vertical datum

Date published: September 22, 2016

Mobile River Basin Study

The Mobile River Basin in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee is one of the 59 study units that are part of the U.S. Geological Survey's National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program.