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Aerial image of the wetlands from the AirSWOT plane

April 12, 2021

First East Terrebonne flights

By Marc Simard


Two people sit in an airboat on the water, with a shed in the background

April 11, 2021

Finished ADCP measurements!

By Marc Simard


Two small jets sit side by side on the runway

April 8, 2021

Plane duo

By Marc Simard


A man sits with a pole sticking out of the boat

April 7, 2021

Taking notes

By Marc Simard


Green AirSWOT radar image with a phase scale

April 6, 2021

First AirSWOT interferograms

By Marc Simard


Colorful UAVSAR radar image overlaid over a terrain map

April 5, 2021

AVIRIS-NG completes vegetation lines!

By Marc Simard


A map of the bright flight track over the delta

April 4, 2021

Moving to Terrebonne Basin

By Marc Simard


A map of the Atchafalaya Basin with ADCP transect collections marked in large water channels

April 3, 2021

Done with the Atchafalaya Basin!

By Marc Simard


A man stands on a small boat with an instrument sticking out of the front

April 2, 2021

Interviews with AP

By Marc Simard


Aerial view of the delta from the airplane

April 1, 2021

Fantastic!

By Marc Simard


Foggy water channel with vegetation in the distance

March 31, 2021

Foggy day

By Marc Simard


Looking out over a water channel from the boat

March 30, 2021

Boat time

By Marc Simard


A woman holds an instrument to her eye while standing amongst trees

March 29, 2021

Measuring plants, soil, water, and more

By Marc Simard


A black and white UAVSAR map image over the Atchafalaya delta

March 27, 2021

The triplet flight

By Marc Simard


Four flight crew members stand in front of the AirSWOT plane

March 26, 2021

AirSWOT takes flight!

By Marc Simard


A man sits with instruments in a boat, looking into the horizon

March 25, 2021

On the Banana Boat

By Marc Simard


Two men install tripods while knee-deep in the water

March 24, 2021

Setting up before flight

By Marc Simard


A woman stands next to a large boxy strainer, spraying the roots inside with a hose

March 23, 2021

Cleaning roots

By Marc Simard


Person holds small instument piece while standing next to a white pole in the grassland

March 22, 2021

Team arrivals

By Marc Simard


A man on a boat checks a water gauge that stands as a white pole protruding from the water

March 21, 2021

The spring campaign begins!

By Marc Simard