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Sediment Lithology and Radiochemistry From the Back-Barrier Environments Along the Northern Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana: March 2012

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Bernier, J.C., Kelso, K.W., Buster, N.A., Flocks, J.G., Miselis, J.L., and DeWitt, N.T., 2014, Sediment data collected in 2012 from the northern Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 850, accessed October 6, 2016, at

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Marot, M.E., Adams, C.S., Richwine, K.A, Smith, C.G., Osterman, L.E., and Bernier, J.C., 2014, Temporal changes in lithology and radiochemistry from the back-barrier environments along the Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana—March 2012–July 2013: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014–1079, accessed October 6, 2016, at

Morgan, K.L.M., Krohn, M.D., Doran, Kara, and Guy, Kristy, 2013, Baseline coastal oblique aerial photographs collected from Pensacola, Florida, to Breton Islands, Louisiana, February 7, 2012: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 799, accessed October 6, 2016, at

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