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Pecan Island Terracing (ME-14): 2018 Land-Water Classification

March 28, 2022

The Louisiana State Legislature created the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) in order to conserve, restore, create and enhance Louisiana's coastal wetlands. The wetland restoration plans developed pursuant to these acts specifically require an evaluation of the effectiveness of each coastal wetlands restoration project in achieving long-term solutions to arresting coastal wetlands loss. This data set includes mosaicked aerial photographs for the Pecan Island Terracing (ME-14) project for 2018. This data is used as a basemap land-water classification. It also serves as a visual tool for project managers to help them identify any obvious problems or land loss within their project boundary. To better evaluate the effectiveness of restoration efforts, a land-water classification is performed on specific CWPPRA sites to help assess landscape changes.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2022
Title Pecan Island Terracing (ME-14): 2018 Land-Water Classification
DOI 10.5066/P9JYFLQF
Authors Holly J Beck, Adrienne Garber, Jason Dugas
Product Type Data Release
Record Source USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog
USGS Organization Wetland and Aquatic Research Center