USGS environmental characterization of flood sediments left in the New Orleans area after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, 2005
Entry ID: USGS_OFR_2006_1023

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Summary
Abstract: The flooding in the greater New Orleans area that resulted from Hurricanes
Katrina and Rita in September, 2005, left behind accumulations of sediments up
to many centimeters thick on streets, lawns, parking lots, and other flat
surfaces. These flood sediment deposits have been the focus of extensive study
by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Louisiana Department of
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Description: Report on the USGS environmental characterization of flood sediments left in
the New Orleans area after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, 2005.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 33.0   S: 28.0   E: -88.0   W: -94.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Geoffrey S. Plumlee, Gregory P. Meeker, John K. Lovelace, Robert J. Rosenbauer, Paul J. Lamothe, Edward T. Furlong, and Charles R. Demas
Dataset Title: USGS environmental characterization of flood sediments left in the New Orleans area after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, 2005
Dataset Series Name: Open File Report 2006-1023
Dataset Release Date: 2006
Dataset Release Place: Reston, VA
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Data Presentation Form: online files
Online Resource: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1023/
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
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: ASK USGS
Phone: 1-888-275-8747
Email: ask at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive
City: Reston
Province or State: Virginia
Postal Code: 20192
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online
Fees: No fees
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 303-236-5440
Email: gplumlee at usgs.gov
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-02-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2006-02-13
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