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Delta-X

Overview

[Delta-X Logo]The Delta-X mission is a 5-year NASA Earth Venture Suborbital-3 mission to study the Mississippi River Delta in the United States, which is growing and sinking in different areas. River deltas and their wetlands are drowning as a result of sea level rise and reduced sediment inputs. The Delta-X mission will determine which parts will survive and continue to grow, and which parts will be lost. Delta-X begins with airborne and in situ data acquisition and carries through data analysis, model integration, and validation to predict the extent and spatial patterns of future deltaic land loss or gain.

Data products from the 2016 Pre-Delta-X Demonstration Campaign are available now. The Spring and Fall 2021 campaigns were completed in April and August 2021, and 2022 validation activities are in progress. New datasets are being added continuously.


Delta-X Datasets List

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*Delta-X: Aboveground Vegetation Structure for Herbaceous Wetlands across MRD, LA, USA NEW2022-06-24 2022-06-24 user guide download 202.5KB
*Delta-X: UAVSAR L1 Single Look Complex (SLC) Stack Products, MRD, Louisiana, 20212022-06-22 2022-04-21 user guide
*Delta-X: Aboveground Biomass and Necromass across Wetlands, MRD, Louisiana, 20212022-06-03 2022-04-25 user guide download 668.5KB
*Delta-X: Belowground Biomass and Necromass across Wetlands in the MRD, LA, USA, 20212022-06-03 2022-04-25 user guide download 314.3KB
*Delta-X: AVIRIS-NG L1B Spectral Radiance Products, MRD, Louisiana, 20212022-05-02 2022-04-21 user guide
*Delta-X: UAVSAR L1B Interferometric Products, MRD, Louisiana, 20212022-04-28 2022-04-21 user guide
*Pre-Delta-X: UAVSAR Georeferenced Channel Maps, Atchafalaya Basin, LA, USA, 20162021-09-23 2021-09-23 user guide download 8.8MB
*Pre-Delta-X: L1 UAVSAR Single Look Complex and Interferograms, MRD, LA, USA, 20162021-07-23 2021-02-26 user guide
*Pre-Delta-X: UAVSAR-derived Water Level Change Maps, Atchafalaya Basin, LA, USA, 20162021-04-05 2021-02-18 user guide download 613.5MB
*Pre-Delta-X: AVIRIS-derived Total Suspended Solids Maps for MRD, LA, USA, 2015-20162021-04-03 2021-02-26 user guide download 288.9MB
*Pre-Delta-X: Aboveground Biomass and Vegetation Maps, Wax Lake Delta, LA, USA, 20162021-04-03 2021-02-26 user guide download 3.8MB
*Pre-Delta-X: L2 AirSWOT Water Surface Elevations, Atchafalaya Basin, LA, USA, 20162021-04-03 2021-02-18 user guide sdat
*Pre-Delta-X: L3 AirSWOT-derived Water Level Profiles, Wax Lake Outlet, LA, USA, 20152021-04-03 2021-02-18 user guide download 4.7MB
*Pre-Delta-X: Lidar-derived Water Level Profiles in the Wax Lake Outlet, LA, USA, 20162021-04-03 2021-02-26 user guide download 14.9MB
*Pre-Delta-X: L2 AVIRIS-NG Surface Spectral Reflectance across MRD, LA, USA, 2015-20162021-02-26 2021-02-26 user guide
*Pre-Delta-X: Channel Bathymetry of the Atchafalaya Basin, LA, USA, 20162020-08-31 2020-08-31 user guide download 561.2MB
*Pre-Delta-X: Spectral Reflectance of Water Surface, Atchafalaya Basin, LA, USA, 20162020-08-31 2020-08-31 user guide download 475.0KB
*Pre-Delta-X: Total Suspended Solids of Surface Water across MRD, LA, USA, 2015-20162020-08-31 2020-08-31 user guide download 1.3MB
*Pre-Delta-X: River Discharge Channel Surveys across Atchafalaya Basin, LA, USA, 20162020-08-25 2020-08-25 user guide download 190.6MB
*Pre-Delta-X: Vegetation Species, Structure, Aboveground Biomass, MRD, LA, USA, 20152020-08-25 2020-08-25 user guide download 329.5KB
*Pre-Delta-X: Water Levels across Wax Lake Outlet, Atchafalaya Basin, LA, USA, 20162020-08-25 2020-08-25 user guide download 1.3MB

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