New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Credit:

    NASA GSFC Landsat/LDCM EPO Team

In late August 2005, Hurricane Katrina left much of New Orleans inundated with flood water. New Orleans sits between Lake Pontchartrain and the Mississippi River. The city appears a pinkish shade in the April 2000 image. In the post-Katrina image acquired on Aug. 30, 2005, the flooded portions of the city appear a dark blue color. The images featured here use the ETM+ bands 7, 4, and 2.

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  • Data Date:

    April 26, 2000
  • Visualization Date:

    January 6, 2010
  • Sensor(s):

    Landsat 7 - ETM+
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