Hurricane Katrina - Biological Resources
Entry ID: USGS_BIO_KATRINA

[ Get Data ]
[ Update this Record ]

Summary
Abstract: This website provides information regarding the emergency response and rescue
efforts provided by USGS personnel from the National Wetlands Research Center
and USGS Louisiana Water Science Center to the population and area impacted by
Hurricane Katrina. This website also chronicles the activities by the USGS to
provide geospatial technology to aid in locating stranded hurricane victims.
Impacts to the biological resources affected by Hurricane Katrina are also
being assessed. Information on these resources can be accessed from this
website.

Related URL
Link: GET DATA
Description: Hurricane Katrina data and information from the USGS National Wetlands
Research Center.


Geographic Coverage
 N: 32.819813 S: 26.042156  E: -82.72492  W: -97.87498

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: US Geological Survey
Dataset Publisher: US Geological Survey
Online Resource: http://www.nwrc.usgs.gov/hurricane/katrina.htm


Location Keywords
OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > GULF OF MEXICO
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > Southeast U.S.


Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >HURRICANES    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >AGRICULTURAL LANDS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >FORESTS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >GRASSLANDS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >URBAN LANDS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >WETLANDS    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >FLOODS    [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >VISIBLE WAVELENGTHS >VISIBLE IMAGERY    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS >WETLANDS
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >PUBLIC HEALTH    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
FARMING
BIOTA


Platform
Aircraft    [Information]
FIELD INVESTIGATION    [Information]


Instrument
Cameras    [Information]


Keywords
Hurricane Katrina
Floods
Hurricane Damage
Hurricane Assessment


Data Set Progress
IN WORK


Originating Center
USGS


Data Center
National Wetlands Research Center, Biological Resources Division, USGS, U.S. Department of the Interior    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.nwrc.usgs.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: NATIONAL WETLANDS INVENTORY
Contact Address:
National Wetlands Inventory
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
9720 Executive Center Drive North
Suite 101 Monroe Building
City: St. Petersburg
Province or State: FL
Postal Code: 33702-2440
Country: USA



Distribution
Distribution_Media: Online
Fees: No fees


Personnel
TYLER B. STEVENS
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


BRENDA K. JONES
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 605-594-6503
Email: bkjones at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
47914 252nd St
City: Sioux Falls
Province or State: SD
Postal Code: 57198
Country: USA



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-10-05
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-10-16

[ Update this Record ]


Link to Web Site