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December 31, 2017

Great view of the Great Marsh, Cape Cod, MA

USGS scientists, along with collaborators from the Marine Biological Laboratory, deployed a carbon flux tower on Great Marsh in 2017. Great Marsh is a 3800 acre salt marsh complex behind the Sandy Neck barrier beach in Barnstable, Cape Cod. This ecosystem is home to a variety of animals, including deer, fox, owls, and the rare Diamondback terrapin. The carbon flux tower

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A drone‘s eye view of the Woods Hole Science Stroll
December 31, 2017

A drone‘s eye view of the Woods Hole Science Stroll

A drone‘s eye view of the Woods Hole Science Stroll. The green USGS tent has a large cluster of visitors. 

study site and model for coastal karst subterranean estuary
December 31, 2017

Cenote Bang

Cenote Bang, a component of the Ox Bel Ha cave network study site and model for coastal karst subterranean estuary

A USGS drone pilot demonstrates flying an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)
December 31, 2017

A USGS drone pilot demonstrates flying an Unmanned Aircraft System

It's a bird? It's a plane? It's a drone! USGS drone pilot Emily Sturdivant (seated) demonstrates flying an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), much to the delight of the onlookers. 

Emily Sturdivant, with the help of her co-pilot, hits the landing target.
December 31, 2017

Drone lands on the landing target

Emily Sturdivant, with the help of her co-pilot, hits the landing target.

Methane bubbles emerging from the seafloor
December 31, 2017

Tiny bubbles (of methane)

Methane bubbles emerging from the seafloor at a seep site colonized by chemosynthetic mussels at ~1000 m water depth on the Virginia margin. Photograph taken by the Global Explorer operated by Oceaneering Inc. during a 2017 expedition led by the

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Group shot of Science Stroll 2017 personnel
December 31, 2017

Group shot of Science Stroll 2017 personnel

Science Stroll dream team: (left) Dann Blackwood, Andrea Toran, Emily Sturdivant, Ellyn Montgomery, Meagan Gonneea, Laura Brothers, Sara Zeigler, Neil Ganju, and Seth Ackerman. 

Lake Powell
December 31, 2017

Lake Powell

The USGS Utah Water Science Center and the Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center conducted a collaborative geophysical research effort within Lake Powell, UT-AZ to map the bathymetry of the lake and characterize shallow sediment deposition near the mouths of the San Juan and Colorado Rivers.

USGS scientific programmer Tarandeep Kalra talks to children about ocean modeling
December 31, 2017

USGS scientific programmer alks to children about ocean modeling

USGS scientific programmer Tarandeep Kalra talks to children about ocean modeling.