Examining the Atchafalaya Bay Deltas

See how deltas have formed at the mouths of the Atchafalaya River and Wax Lake Outlet with video created using NASA satellite images collected over 31 years. Land growth at these places is extraordinary because other areas along Louisiana’s coastline are retreating. This resource provides students with the opportunity to visualize the time and spatial scale of delta formation.

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Simulation of delta formation
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