Environmental Atlas of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin
Entry ID: USGS_OFR_2002_206

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Summary
Abstract: The story of Lake Pontchartrain and its surrounding Basin is a fascinating
saga. Created at the end of the last Ice Age, this estuary is much more than
just a magnificent natural resource. It has provided humans with sources of
food, as well as a means of communication, transportation and commerce. These
and a host of other benefits have supported the growth of New Orleans and the
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 31.0   S: 29.0   E: -89.0   W: -91.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Jack Kindinger
Dataset Title: Environmental Atlas of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin
Dataset Series Name: USGS Open-File Report
Dataset Release Date: 2002
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Data Presentation Form: online files
Online Resource: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2002/of02-206/index.html
Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA > CYCLONES Parameter Definition
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA > HURRICANES Parameter Definition
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Open File Services Section, Publications Warehouse, Eastern Region, Publications, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/

Data Center Personnel
Name: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY - OPEN-FILES
Phone: 303-236-7476
Contact Address:
Open-File Services Section
U.S. Geological Survey
P.O. BOX 25425
City: Denver
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80225
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Media: Online
Fees: No fees
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Global Change Master Directory
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-09-13
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