Question: I have a GIS student who is interested in learning some things about Louisiana’s water. She is interested in studying wetlands and salinity as a first topic choice. Erosion and river silt problems along the coast would be a 2nd choice.
Do any of these sound reasonable (because you can help us find data sources)? Do you have data sources that might lead her in some other directions?
Answer: The fine folks of Louisiana have a DVD of state geospatial resources.
I have a two DVD set from 2007. It's now available for download at: http://lagic.lsu.edu/geodata/LOSCO/2007_DVD/default_2007DVD.htm. They have a quick start guide to that data collection also: http://lagic.lsu.edu/geodata/LOSCO/2007_DVD/downloads/2007DVD_Quick_Start_v20071017.pdf