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Remotely Sensed Imagery Revealing the Effects of Hurricanes Gustav and Ike on Coastal Louisiana, 2008

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The map below provides a spatial view of the low-resolution JPEG figures used in this Data Series. Streamgage graphs, covering southern Louisiana for the period of August 23-September 13, 2008, have also been added. These dates correspond with Hurricane Gustav's landfall in Louisiana on September 1st, and also shows the path of Hurricane Ike south-southwest of the area, before striking Texas on the 13th of September. The graphs were downloaded on September 17, 2008, from the USGS National Water Information System-Real Time Streamflow Data for Louisiana site. By clicking the numbered areas on the map, either a USGS streamgage graph or a screen-resolution JPEG image of the before and after satellite imagery that makes up this Data Series will open. For a high-resolution, 24x36 inch PDF file of the individual before and after image maps in this series, right-click on the PDF text and approximate file size information, following each figure title in the table below, and save the linked file.

Map showing streamgage and satellite imagery locations.

Streamgage 1 Streamgage 2 Streamgage 3 Streamgage 4 Streamgage 5 Streamgage 6 Streamgage 7 Streamgage 8 Streamgage 21 Streamgage 20 Streamgage 19 Streamgage 18 Streamgage 17 Streamgage 15 Streamgage 16 Streamgage 14 Streamgage 12 Streamgage 11 Streamgage 10 Streamgage 9 Figure 16 TM5 image of Port Arthur, Texas after Ike Figure 17 1990-2008 Trends of Port Arthur, Tex. after Ike Figure 14 TM5 1956-2008 trend map of Johnsons Bayou Figure 13 TM5 image of the Johnsons Bayou area after Ike Figure 12 TM5 SPOT image of the Johnsons Bayou area after Ike Figure 11 TM5 image of the Freshwater Bayou area after Ike Figure 15 1956-2008 trends map of the Freshwater Bayou area Figure 10 image of the Atchafalaya area after Ike Figure 7 image of Upper Lake Boudreaux area after Gustav Figure 1 PALSARimage of SE Louisiana area after Gustav Figure 6 image of SW Little Lake area after Gustav Figure 3 image of the Delacroix area after Ike Figure 2 image of the Delacroix area after Gustav Figure 5 image of the Delacroix area over time, 1956-2008 Figure 4 image of the Delacroix area the hurricanes of 2005 and 2008 Figure 9 image of the Chandeleur Islands after Gustav Figure 8 TM5 image of South Pass after Gustav (Image sizes are approximate, actual image sizes will vary.)

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