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Barataria and Terrebonne Bays: Chapter F in Emergent wetlands status and trends in the northern Gulf of Mexico: 1950-2010

January 1, 2018

The study area included in the Barataria and Terrebonne Bays vignette of
southeastern Louisiana spans eastward from Terrebonne Bay to Barataria Bay (Figure 1)
and includes portions of Terrebonne, Lafourche, St. Charles, Jefferson, Orleans,
Plaquemines, and St. Bernard Parishes. This area falls between the Mississippi River on
the east and northeast, extends down through the western shore of Lake Salvador and the
Dixie Delta Canal, then runs west to Houma and follows Louisiana Route 315 to the
coast; Barataria and Terrebonne Bays are separated from each other by Bayou Lafourche.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2018
Title Barataria and Terrebonne Bays: Chapter F in Emergent wetlands status and trends in the northern Gulf of Mexico: 1950-2010
DOI
Authors Lawrence Handley, Kathryn A. Spear, Mirka Zapletal, Cindy A. Thatcher, William R. Jones, Scott A. Wilson
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype Other Government Series
Series Title
Series Number
Index ID 70198374
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Wetland and Aquatic Research Center