Sediment deposition from Hurricane Rita on Hackberry Beach chenier in southwestern Louisiana

Circular 1306- 6E
This report is Chapter 6E 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 Rita significantly impacted the chenier forests of southwestern Louisiana, an important habitat for Neotropical migratory birds. Sediment deposition was measured along transects at Hackberry Beach chenier, and Rita's effects on chenier structure and morphology were determined.

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Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Sediment deposition from Hurricane Rita on Hackberry Beach chenier in southwestern Louisiana
Series title Circular
Series number 1306
Chapter 6E
DOI 10.3133/cir13066E
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 157
Last page 162
Country United States
State Louisiana
Other Geospatial Mermentau River;Hackberry Beach
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