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Open-File Report 2017–1098

Mapping the Change of Phragmites australis Live Biomass in the Lower Mississippi River Delta Marshes

By Elijah W. Ramsey III and Amina Rangoonwala

Conversion Factors

International System of Units to U.S. customary units

MultiplyByTo obtain
centimeter (cm)0.3937inch (in.)
meter (m)3.281foot (ft)
kilometer (km)0.6214mile (mi)
kilometer (km)0.5400mile, nautical (nmi)
meter (m)1.094yard (yd)


Horizontal coordinate information is referenced to the World Geodetic System 1984 (WGS 84).


CRMSCoastwide Reference Monitoring System
MSIMultiSpectral Instrument
NDVInormalized difference vegetation index
NWRnational wildlife refuge
OLIOperational Land Imager
TOAtop of atmosphere
USFWSU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
USGSU.S. Geological Survey

First posted July 28, 2017

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