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Pelican Island and Pass La Mer to Chaland Pass Restoration (BA-38): Pelican Island and Chaland Headland 2016 habitat classifications

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2016-10-30

Citation

Beck, H.J., Enwright, N.M., Soohoo, W., Dugas, J., Mouton, K., and Couvillion, B.R., 2019, Pelican Island and Pass La Mer to Chaland Pass Restoration (BA-38): Pelican Island and Chaland Headland 2016 habitat classifications: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9E7FNJ4.

Summary

The Barrier Island Comprehensive Monitoring (BICM) program was developed by Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) and is implemented as a component of the System Wide Assessment and Monitoring (SWAMP) program. The program uses both historical data and contemporary data collections to assess and monitor changes in the aerial and subaqueous extent of islands, habitat types, sediment texture and geotechnical properties, environmental processes, and vegetation composition. The U.S. Geological Survey, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center provides support to the BICM program through the development of habitat map products using aerial imagery and lidar elevation data and assessing change in habitats over time. These [...]

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BA_38_2016_Chaland_Habitat_Maps.zip 13.09 MB
BA_38_2016_Pelican_Habitat_Maps.zip 13.23 MB
BA_38_2016_Pelican_Chaland_Habitat.xml
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BA_38_2016_Pelican_Habitat_Data.zip 808.34 KB
BA_38_2016_Chaland_Habitat_Data.zip 520.04 KB

Purpose

The intended use of these datasets are to provide CPRA shapefiles of habitat classification 2016 so that more informed decision making on coastal restoration activities may result.

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