Photo Gallery - Subsidence and Wetland Loss Related to Fluid Energy Production, Gulf Coast Basin

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Gallery of photos taken during fieldwork.

Photos were taken during fieldwork done for the Subsidence and Wetland Loss Related to Fluid Energy Production, Gulf Coast Basin project.

Jim Flocks and Nick Ferina collect a vibracore

USGS scientists Jim Flocks and Nick Ferina collect a vibracore from the emergent marsh at Leeville study area.

(Credit: Julie Bernier, USGS. Public domain.)

Kyle Kelso and Jordan Sanford extract a 1-meter long push core

USGS scientists Kyle Kelso and Jordan Sanford extract a 1-meter long push core from the emergent marsh at Caminada study area.

(Credit: Julie Bernier, USGS. Public domain.)

Julie Bernier sets up a base station at Sabine National Wildlife Refuge

USGS scientist Julie Bernier sets up a base station at Sabine National Wildlife Refuge.

(Credit: Nancy DeWitt, USGS. Public domain.)

Julie Bernier, Kyle Kelso and Phil McCarty collect a vibracore

Julie Bernier, Kyle Kelso (USGS St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center) and Phil McCarty (University of New Orleans) collect a vibracore from the emergent marsh at Fourchon study area.

(Credit: Jordan Sanford. Public domain.)

Kyle Kelso and Gregg Snedden collecting a vibracore

Kyle Kelso (USGS St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center) and Gregg Snedden (USGS National Wetlands Research Center) collect a vibracore from the emergent marsh at Sabine National Wildlife Refuge. An airboat was required to access these remote study areas in western chenier plain.

(Credit: Bob Morton, USGS. Public domain.)

photo of push core

50-centimeter push core collected at Sabine National Wildlife Refuge.

(Credit: Bob Morton, USGS. Public domain.)

Gary Hill and Nancy DeWitt preparing to 'jump' the airboat into the Sabine National Wildlife Refuge study area 5 impoundment.

USGS scientists Gary Hill and Nancy DeWitt preparing to 'jump' the airboat into the Sabine National Wildlife Refuge study area 5 impoundment. 

(Credit: Julie Bernier, USGS. Public domain.)