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Analysis of the effect of Hurricane Sandy on New Jersey Atlantic coastal marshes based on landsat thematic mapper and operational land imager data: 2000-2015

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2010
End Date
2015

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Rangoonwala, A., Riter, J.C.A., Kearney, M.S., and Ramsey, E.W., III, 2017, Analysis of the effect of Hurricane Sandy on New Jersey Atlantic coastal marshes based on landsat thematic mapper and operational land imager data: 2000-2015: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7D50K4W.

Summary

This USGS Data Release represents geospatial data sets that were created for the analysis of the effect of Hurricane Sandy on New Jersey Atlantic Coastal Marshes. The following listed image products were generated: 1) Fifteen marsh surface condition index (MSCI) data sets were calculated from yearly summer collections of ETM+ image data from 2000 to 2015. Three classes described the results of the MSCI mapping; classs1-severely impacted, class 2-moderately impacted, and class 3-intact marsh. 2) Marsh change data product using Landsat images of July 14, 2011 (before) and July 19, 2013 (after) Hurricane Sandy is based on the difference in the percentage of vegetation. It shows a pattern of an increasing loss of marsh vegetation for [...]

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New Jersey Intracoastal Marches Project Metadata.xml
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Purpose

The data products were created by University of Maryland for USGS under CESU contract, in support of the Hurricane Sandy work covering the New Jersey Atlantic Coastal Marshes.

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