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East Marsh Island Marsh Creation (TV-21): CRMS-like 01 and CRMS-like 02


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Beck, H.J, Mouton, K., Dugas, J., and Couvillion, B.R., 2018, East Marsh Island Marsh Creation (TV-21): CRMS-like 01 and CRMS-like 02: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


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 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 East Marsh Island Marsh Creation (TV-21): CRMS-like 01 and CRMS-like 02 project for 2016. 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 [...]

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Point of Contact :
Brady Couvillion
Originator :
Holly J Beck, Kelly Mouton, Jason Dugas, Brady Couvillion
Metadata Contact :
Holly J Beck
Publisher :
U.S. Geological Survey
Distributor :
U.S. Geological Survey - ScienceBase
SDC Data Owner :
Wetland and Aquatic Research Center
USGS Mission Area :
Land Resources

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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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DOI doi:10.5066/P9IE532F

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