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Barataria Unit Tarpaper Canal (NW) Monitoring. Barataria Bay, Louisiana.

By Cartographer: Stewart Long and Matthew Seibert and Scott Eustis | Mapper: Scott Eustis and Matthew Seibert

29.834 N, -90.144 E


Ground resolution: 7.83 cm/px

Capture date: 2013-12-18

Publication date: 2014-02-26

License: Public Domain

Tarpaper canal is a former oil and gas canal whose spoil banks have been degraded and that has been restored to recreational access. Research Note:


Cartographer notes

Lots of seasonal change happening in this scene. I was surprised how different the waterway and dried surfaces had changed. Only with the macro vegetation patterns was I apple to orthorectify this map.


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