Urban Waters Mapping, NOLA
Welcome to the New Orleans Urban Waters Mapping Project!
This community mapping project aims to maps eight urban restoration sites around New Orleans. Join the Gulf Coast Google Group to get involved!
Gulf Coast Google Group
This data from this project has been collected, compiled and organized by volunteer efforts of the New Orleans Public Lab Community. Over the course of the coming year, we will work to map all of these sites twice. This page is the results of our compiled data as it becomes available. Read more about our project in this article by Chris Staudinger from the NOLA Defender and this research note.
Here is the Toolkit we're making in this project.. Interested in wetlands monitoring? Get started here!
Check out the sites we are working on for this project:
- Bayou St. John at Lake Pontchartrain
- Bayou St. John Scenic Urban Waterway
- Stormwater Wetlands at City Park
- Bayou Bienvenue Shoreline Restoration
- Bayou Bienvenue Waste Water Treatment Plant
- South Shore Restoration Site
- Louisiana Nature Center
- Wetland Watcher's Park
Bayou St. John at Lake Pontchartrain
Map from 10/11/14: Mapped by: Dan Beavers, Dan Henry and Brandi Caro
Stitched by: Joneya Thompson and Catherine Nguyen Link to map
Near Infrared Images from 10/21/14:
Mapped by: NOCCA and Scott Eustis
Oblique Link to Data
Mapped 5/30/15 by Diana, David, Molly, Harley, and Stevie Map Stitched by Diana:
May 30, 2015
Bayou St. John Scenic Urban Waterway
Map from 10/11/14: Mapped by: Brian Ruiz and Ryan Crassionnie
Notes on Mapping: We need a bigger pole!
Map from 11/11/14:
Mapped by: Scott Eustis RGB on pole Link to Data: Notes on Mapping: Go Pro Video, too
Near Infrared images from 1/24/15
Stormwater Wetlands at City Park
Mapped by: 30 NOCCA Students! Stitched by Stevie Lewis
Link to Data, Notes on Mapping
Infrared images (October 11th--Blitz)
Map stitched by: Jack Faust and Meghan Speakman
Map available at mapknitter: https://mapknitter.org/maps/city-park-nir#
Mapped 5/30/15 by: by Diana, David, Molly, Harley, and Stevie Image corrected by David Flores
Map below knit by Diana:
May 2015City Park, New Orleans
Bayou Bienvenue Shoreline Restoration
Last time we went here, our pole broke. Join us for our next mapping trip to capture this site!
Bayou Bienvenue Waste Water Treatment Plant
Map from 10/11/14:
Mapped by: Gerald McCollam, Leslie Williams, Molly Gordon and Claire Loudis
Notes on Mapping: Post by Gerald!
Infrared images from 10/11/14 Mapped by: Gerald McCollam, Leslie Williams, Molly Gordon and Claire Loudis
Molly's map https://mapknitter.org/maps/bayou-bienvenue-nir
South Shore Restoration Site
Map from 10/11/14:
Mapped by: Scott Eustis, Lauren Sullivan, Tim Link to Data: Notes on Mapping:
Mapped 4.18.15 by @danbeavers, @ddileona and @stevie Stitched by @liz Post on images by Liz: http://publiclab.org/notes/liz/06-10-2015/experiments-with-compositing-pole-aerial-photos-of-wetlands
Louisiana Nature Center
Map from 10/11/14: Mapped by: Scott Eustis, Lauren Sullivan, Tim and Amy LeGaux, Stitched by Scott Eustis
(Run in Fastie's color scheme)
Map below done with images taken on 6.9.15 by Molly and Stevie, Map knit by Stevie:
Map of images take 6.9.15 knit by Molly:
Balloon mapping at the Louisiana Nature Center in New Orleans East
Wetland Watcher's Park
Map from (12 Dec 2014) Mapped by: Gerald, Bryan, Stevie, Scott Link to Data: Notes on Mapping:
Event Posts from this Project
- The Blitz Report!
- Gerald's post on mapping Bayou Bienvenue
- Scott's note on the Nature Center
- Diana's improvement in the pole
- David's Post of the City Park site
- Diana's post of the Bayou St. John at Lake Pontchartrain site -Note on mapping the Nature Center by Stevie