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Piping plover adult and two chicks
June 9, 2014

Piping plover parent and chicks

A piping plover parent and chicks.

buoy instrumented to collect meteorological observations is recovered off Fire Island, NY
May 3, 2014

Buoy recovery off Fire Island, NY

A buoy instrumented to collect meteorological observations is recovered off Fire Island, NY in 2014.  The data collected is part of a study of the coastal processes that mobilize and transport sediment in the region
 

A remotely operated vessel starts a survey at dawn off Fire Island, NY
May 3, 2014

Dawn operations off Fire Island, NY

A remotely operated vessel starts a survey at dawn off Fire Island, NY in 2014.  The data collected is part of a study of the coastal processes that mobilize and transport sediment in the region

Photograph of USGS tilt current meter (white cylinder) in overwash channel in the Sandwich Town Beach
March 26, 2014

USGS tilt current meter (white cylinder) in overwash channel

USGS tilt current meter (white cylinder) in overwash channel in the Sandwich Town Beach flooded during a Nor'Easter in March 2014

Image of R/V Connecticut's deck loaded with oceanographic equipment.
February 6, 2014

Oceanographic equipment covering the R/V Connecticut's deck

Every inch of the deck of the R/V Connecticut is covered by instrumented platforms awaiting deployment on the seafloor south of Fire Island NY in winter 2014.

 

Image of oceanographic equipment covering the deck of the R/V Connecticut
February 5, 2014

Oceanographic equipment covering the deck of the R/V Connecticut

  Every inch of the deck of the R/V Connecticut is covered by instrumented platforms awaiting deployment on the seafloor south of Fire Island NY in winter 2014. 

 

Photograph of a Snowy Owl in flight
January 22, 2014

Snowy Owl

Snowy owl visitor to CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent in the Arctic Ocean

sonar on a bottom platform while steaming to the deployment site in the Columbia River
December 31, 2013

sonar on a bottom platform

A sonar on a bottom platform while steaming to the deployment site in the Columbia River in 2013.  The 3 platforms acquired data on currents and sediment transport at the river mouth over several months.

John Pohlman samples seep gas through ice in Lake Qalluuraq
December 31, 2013

Sampling seep gas through the ice in Lake Qalluuraq, Barrow Alaska

USGS research chemist John Pohlman samples seep gas through ice in Lake Qalluuraq, located in continuous permafrost approximately 97 kilometers (60 miles) south of Barrow, Alaska.

USGS technicians prepare a sediment trap to sample the sea floor off Cape Hatteras.
December 31, 2013

USGS technicians prepare a sediment trap

USGS technicians prepare a sediment trap to sample the sea floor off Cape Hatteras.

Sandy Brosnahan transporting a weather buoy into the Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center’s operational facility
December 18, 2013

Weather buoy transport!

Sandy Brosnahan transporting a weather buoy into the Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center’s operational facility to continue the process of getting it ready to deploy.  This buoy was one of 6, deployed by John Warner and others, to measure wind speed, direction, pressure, and temperature off the coast of Fire Island, NY.  Paired with each weather buoy was a

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