Estimation of post-Katrina debris volume

Circular 1306- 3E
This report is Chapter 3E in Science and the storms-the USGS response to the hurricanes of 2005. See Circular 1306 for more information and other chapters.
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Abstract

Hurricane Katrina severely impacted coastal Mississippi, creating large quantities of building and vegetation debris. This paper summarizes techniques to estimate vegetation and nonvegetation debris quantities from light detection and ranging (lidar) data and presents debris volume results for Harrison County, Miss.

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Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Estimation of post-Katrina debris volume
Series title Circular
Series number 1306
Chapter 3E
DOI 10.3133/cir13063E
Year Published 2007
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston, VA
Contributing office(s) National Wetlands Research Center, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center
Description 6 p.
Larger Work Type Report
Larger Work Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Larger Work Title Science and the storms-the USGS response to the hurricanes of 2005 (Circular 1306)
First page 43
Last page 48
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Harrison
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