ForWarn II

Satellite-Based Change Recognition and Tracking

Insect Defoliation in Atchafalaya River Basin, LA

Disturbance Type: 

ForWarn identified a defoliation disturbance in Louisiana's Atchafalaya River Basin coastal swamp forest. The defoliation in the area of concern is often an annual occurrence. Based on past data, the defoliation is the work of the forest tent caterpillar and bald cypress leaf roller.