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NOAA's America's Coastlines Collection
Catalog of Images

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Hunting and fishing camp built on stilts - accessible only by boat although power lines have been run across the marsh.
Louisiana, Barataria Basin 1996
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Hunting and fishing camp built on stilts - accessible only by boat although power lines have been run across the marsh.
Louisiana, Barataria Basin 1996
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Marsh area with willow trees adjacent to lower Atchafalaya River
Louisiana, Lower Atchafalaya River 1994 March 24
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Submerged aquatic vegetation along the lower Atchafalaya. Whole trees frequently wash down the river at flood stage.
Louisiana, Lower Atchafalaya River 1994 March
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Mississippi River levee with river water coming through and flowing to a marsh east of the river. Flooding usually occurs every spring.
Louisiana, Grand Bay 1994 June 15
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Tanker traffic on the Mississippi River during spring flooding. Mississippi River levee with river water coming through and flowing to a marsh east of the river. Flooding usually occurs every spring.
Louisiana, Grand Bay 1994 June 15
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Mississippi River during moderate spring flooding
Louisiana, Grand Bay 1994 June 15
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Controlled burn to enhance following year's growth of marsh vegetation
Louisiana, Point au Fer Island Fall 1997
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Controlled burn to enhance following year's growth of marsh vegetation
Louisiana, Point au Fer Island Fall 1997
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Mississippi River levee viewed from river
Louisiana, Plaquemine Parish 1998
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Louisiana Department of Natural Resources scientist observing crab catch.
Louisiana, Barataria Basin 1998
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Wetland scientists evaluating potential marsh restoration project.
Louisiana, Barataria Basin 1998
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Fresh water marsh adjacent to Gulf Intracoastal Waterway. Note push boat and barge in background.
Louisiana, Mermentau Basin 1995
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Cut through Mississippi River levee to allow fresh water to flow into adjacent cypress swamp.
Louisiana, Plaquemine Parish
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Boats moving through coastal bayou lined with Phragmites, commonly called roseau cane.
Louisiana, Mississippi Delta
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Live oak with spanish moss, a type of bromeliad related to pineapples along a canal south of New Orleans.
Louisiana, Barataria Basin
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Seaplane taking off from the Tchefunte River to East Timbalier Island area.
Louisiana, North shore of Lake Ponchartrain 1994 January 26
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Viewing man-made canals in the marsh as seen on a foggy morning. Canals can disrupt water circulation in marsh systems.
Louisiana, Barataria Basin 1994 January 26
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Cypress marsh at the edge of Lake Ponchartrain as seen from the air.
Louisiana, Lake Ponchartrain 1994 January 26
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Bayou Lafourche was the main channel of the Mississippi River a few thousand years ago. As river bed fills, the river changes course seeking a steeper slope to the sea. If allowed to follow its natural cycle, the Mississippi River would be in the process of changing its course into the bed of the Atchafalaya River.
Louisiana, Bayou LaFourche 1994 January 26
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Cypress marsh at the edge of Lake Ponchartrain as seen from the air.
Louisiana, North shore of Lake Ponchartrain 1994 January 26
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Aerial view of marsh land.
Louisiana, Barataria Basin 1994 January 26
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Homes and businesses built along the levee ridge of Bayou Lafourche.
Louisiana, Bayou LaFourche 1994 January 26
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Burning off marsh south of New Orleans to improve next year's growth. Numerous canals are in this area for oil and gas exploration.
Louisiana, Barataria Basin 1994 January 26
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Subsiding marsh and man-made canals south of New Orleans. Canals can disrupt water circulation in marsh systems.
Louisiana, Barataria Basin 1994 January 26
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Islands north of East Timbalier Island
Louisiana, East Timbalier Island area 1994 January 26
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A view of the wetlands adjacent to Barataria Bay south of New Orleans
Louisiana, Barataria Basin 1994 January 26
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Light-colored area is dredge material deposited during maintenance of channels in Mississippi Delta.
Louisiana, Delta National Wildlife Refuge 1994 June 15
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Sand bar adjacent to Pass a Loutre. Possible sediment source for restoration projects. Bar features are natural.
Louisiana, Pass a Loutre area 1994 June 15
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Aerial view of Pass a Loutre
Louisiana, Pass a Loutre 1994 June 15
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Aerial view of interior Mississippi Delta marshes
Louisiana, Delta National Wildlife Refuge
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Aerial view of Mississippi Delta wetlands adjacent to Pass a Loutre
Louisiana, Pass a Loutre area 1994 June 15
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Aerial view of Mississippi Delta wetlands adjacent to Pass a Loutre
Louisiana, Pass a Loutre area 1994 June 15
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Aerial view of Mississippi Delta wetlands adjacent to Pass a Loutre
Louisiana, Pass a Loutre area 1994 June 15
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Eroding marsh peninsula between Bayous Perot and Rigolettes
Louisiana, Barataria Basin 1994 October 11
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Eroding marsh peninsula between Bayous Perot and Rigolettes
Louisiana, Barataria Basin 1994 October 11
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Aerial view of Mississippi Delta wetlands adjacent to Pass a Loutre
Louisiana, Pass a Loutre area 1994 June 15
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Dixon Bay well site - seen of a blow out and oil spill as seen from the air
Louisiana, Dixon Bay 1995 January 28
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Aerial view of freshwater wetlands. Freshwater wetlands support a higher diversity of plants than do salt marshes.
Louisiana, Barataria Basin 1994 June 15
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Dixon Bay well site being capped after blowout and oil spill
Louisiana, Dixon Bay 1995 January 28
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Oiled Spartina following oil spill
Louisiana, Dixon Bay 1995 January 28
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Cleanup of a sandy spit adjacent to Southwest Pass levee following oil spill. This area is used extensively as cattle pasture despite its inaccessibility from land. Cattle are brought in by barge.
Louisiana, Dixon Bay 1995 January 28
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Freshwater vegetation on the Chenier Plain not far from Sabine River and Texas border.
Louisiana, Black Bayou 1994 April 16
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Federal and state scientists evaluating potential restoration project on the Chenier Plain not far from Sabine River and Texas border.
Louisiana, Black Bayou 1994 April 26
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Bridge and water control structure in Cameron Parish, Louisiana.
Louisiana, Cove Canal, Cameron Parish 1994 April 27
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The Louisiana Fish and Wildlife station at Marsh Island. This is the headquarters for the Marsh Island Refuge.
Louisiana, Marsh Island 1994 June 7
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Bayou Lamoque water diversion structure. This is the outflow point where water flows into marsh systems from river sources.
Louisiana, Bayou Lamoque 1994 June 16
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Bayou Lamoque water diversion structure.
Louisiana, Bayou Lamoque 1994 June 16
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Greenhill Petroleum facility on East Timbalier Island
Louisiana, East Timbalier Island area 1994 January 26
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Greenhill Petroleum facility on East Timbalier Island
Louisiana, East Timbalier Island area 1994 January 26

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