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Black Bayou Hydrologic Restoration (CS-27): 2015 land-water classification

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2017-04-03

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Beck, H.J., Dugas, J., Couvillion, B.R., and Mouton, K., 2017, Black Bayou Hydrologic Restoration (CS-27): 2015 land-water classification: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7JH3JDW.

Summary

The Louisiana State Legislature created 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 persuant 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 Black Bayou Hydrologic Restoration (CS-27) project for 2015. 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 [...]

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CS27_2015_LandWater_Map_portrait.pdf 9.78 MB
cwppra_cs27_2015_landwater_classification.zip 7.34 MB

Purpose

The intended use of this data set is to provide information to aid efforts in the conservation, restoration, creation and enhancement of Louisiana's coastal wetlands in order to aid in long-term solutions to these and other problems.

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