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Six Decades of Change at East Timbalier Island, Louisiana

July 28, 2020

Using ~ 1 m resolution imagery collected between 2000 and 2010, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) National Civil Applications Center (NCAC) monitored dramatic changes at East Timbalier Island, a Gulf of Mexico barrier island located on the west side of the Mississippi River Delta (Thomas et. al, 2011). The imagery was collected by US National Imagery Systems (USNIS) and archived at the USGS Global Fiducials Library (GFL). New research expands this study both retrospectively and prospectively using declassified imagery collected in 1962 and 1972; Landsat imagery collected since 1972; aerial photography collected since 1953; and 1991-2020 GFL imagery.

Publication Year 2020
Title Six Decades of Change at East Timbalier Island, Louisiana
DOI 10.5066/P9O71HYS
Authors Gary B Fisher, Terry Slonecker, Shawn J. Dilles, Bruce F Molnia, Kim M. Angeli
Product Type Data Release
Record Source USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog
USGS Organization National Civil Application Center