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    • Adult Laysan Albatross Trapped Was Later Rescued

    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Birds; Coastal environments; Marine birds; Weather impacts;
    • This adult Laysan albatross was trapped in naupaka branches after tsunami wave. The tsunami, generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan, struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few hours. On...
    • Bayou Sauvage Levee

    • Banks; Boats; Climate effects; Contaminants; Deciduous Trees; Ecosystem recovery; Environmental quality; Habitat fragmentation; Plants; Pollutants; Pollution; Resource management; Trees; Vegetation; Water pollution; Weather impacts; Wildlife...
    • Debris left on the refuge in the wake of hurricane Katrina.
    • Bayou Sauvage Levee 3

    • Banks; Boats; Climate effects; Contaminants; Deciduous Trees; Ecosystem recovery; Environmental quality; Habitat fragmentation; Plants; Pollutants; Pollution; Resource management; Trees; Vegetation; Water pollution; Weather impacts; Wildlife...
    • Debris left on the refuge in the wake of hurricane Katrina.
    • Bayou Sauvage Levee 5

    • Banks; Boats; Climate effects; Contaminants; Deciduous Trees; Ecosystem recovery; Environmental quality; Habitat fragmentation; Plants; Pollutants; Pollution; Resource management; Trees; Vegetation; Water pollution; Weather impacts; Wildlife...
    • Debris left on the refuge in the wake of hurricane Katrina.
    • Bayou Sauvage Ridge Trail After Katrina093

    • Buildings, facilities and structures; Climate effects; Deciduous Trees; Ecosystem recovery; Environmental quality; Environments (Natural); Foliage; Habitat fragmentation; Plants; Pollution cleanup; Soil degradation; Structures; Trees; Vegetation;...
    • Hurricane Katrina delivers damage to the Ridge Trail and the rest of the refuge.
    • Bayou Sauvage Ridge Trail Before Katrina093

    • Deciduous Trees; Ecosystem recovery; Environmental quality; Environments (Natural); Plants; Public access; Scenics; Tourism; Trees; Vegetation; Weather impacts; Wildlife refuges;
    • A peaceful setting at the refuge shot before hurricane Katrina.
    • Beach erosion

    • Aquatic environments; Climate change; Climate effects; Coastal environments; Coastal restoration; Coastal zone management; Environmental quality; Environments (Natural); Erosion; Habitat fragmentation; Marine environments; Weather impacts; Wildlife...
    • Vehicle at edge of beach errosion.
    • Beach erosion

    • Aquatic environments; Climate change; Climate effects; Coastal environments; Coastal restoration; Coastal zone management; Environmental quality; Environments (Natural); Erosion; Habitat fragmentation; Marine environments; Weather impacts; Wildlife...
    • Vehicle at edge of beach errosion.
    • Beach erosion along the Atlantic coast

    • Wildlife refuges; Weather impacts; Work of the Service; Floods; Erosion; Coastal environments;
    • Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, originally established in 1943 to provide habitat for migratory birds (with an emphasis on conserving greater snow geese), today provides habitat for waterfowl, wading birds, shorebirds, and song birds, as...
    • Beach errosion

    • Aquatic environments; Climate change; Climate effects; Coastal environments; Coastal restoration; Coastal zone management; Environmental quality; Environments (Natural); Erosion; Habitat fragmentation; Marine environments; Weather impacts; Wildlife...
    • Good example of beach errosion.
    • Beach Road floodgate at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge

    • Wildlife refuges; Floods; Weather impacts; Water management;
    • Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, originally established in 1943 to provide habitat for migratory birds (with an emphasis on conserving greater snow geese), today provides habitat for waterfowl, wading birds, shorebirds, and song birds, as...
    • Black-footed Albatross chick and Short-tailed Albatross Chick Survive Tsunami

    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Birds; Coastal environments; Marine birds; Weather impacts;
    • Black-footed albatross chick and short-tailed albatross chick next to short-tailed albatross decoy on Eastern Island. A tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on Thursday, March 10th and...
    • Boat Dock Damaged by Tsunami

    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Buildings, facilities and structures; Coastal environments; Weather impacts;
    • Boat dock damage in Midway Atoll harbor after a tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few hours. Fortunately, Midway residents received...
    • Chicks and Adults Washed into Vegetation During Tsunami

    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Birds; Coastal environments; Marine birds; Weather impacts;
    • The chicks and adults got washed up into big piles of dead vegetation after a tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few hours. On March 15,...
    • Damage to Ridge Trail after hurricane Katrina.

    • Buildings, facilities and structures; Climate effects; Deciduous Trees; Ecosystem recovery; Environmental quality; Environments (Natural); Foliage; Habitat fragmentation; Plants; Pollution cleanup; Soil degradation; Structures; Trees; Vegetation;...
    • Hurricane Katrina damage to Ridge Trail.
    • Damage to Ridge Trail after hurricane Katrina.

    • Buildings, facilities and structures; Climate effects; Deciduous Trees; Ecosystem recovery; Environmental quality; Environments (Natural); Foliage; Habitat fragmentation; Plants; Pollution cleanup; Soil degradation; Structures; Trees; Vegetation;...
    • Hurricane Katrina damage to Ridge Trail.
    • Damage to the Pier on Eastern Island

    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Buildings, facilities and structures; Coastal environments; Weather impacts;
    • Eastern Island is the second largest of the three islands at Midway Atoll. It is estimated that 60% of the island was over-washed by the tsunami. The tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on...
    • Debris and Injured Birds in Lagoon at Midway Atoll

    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Birds; Coastal environments; Marine birds; Weather impacts;
    • Floating island of debris and injured birds in lagoon at Midway Atoll after a tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few hours. On March 15,...
    • Debris and Injured Birds in Lagoon at Midway Atoll

    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Birds; Coastal environments; Marine birds; Weather impacts;
    • Long shot of a floating island of debris and injured birds in lagoon at Midway Atoll after a tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few...
    • Eastern Island Algae Bloom

    • Marine ecology; Marine environments; Tropical environments; Islands; Wildlife refuges; Weather impacts;
    • An algae bloom has been observed along the shore of Eastern Island, most likely a result from the increased amount of nutrients in the water, also from the tsunami. Staff will continue to observe the bloom to see if it persists over time.

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