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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.

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.

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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Investigators prepare to place a Shallow Water Irradience Platform (SWIP) at a site in Barnegat Bay, NJ.
June 26, 2013

Shallow Water Irradience Platform placement in Barnegat Bay, NJ

Investigators prepare to place a Shallow Water Irradience Platform (SWIP) at a site in Barnegat Bay, NJ.

Image of a hawk on a post in a salt marsh
June 26, 2013

Salt Marsh Research

USGS research supports wetland conservation as critical habitat, Cape Cod, MA

 

Image of USGS scientist deploying a measure flow in a channel of the marsh in Rachel Carlson National Wildlife Refuge
May 22, 2013

Deploying a measure flow, Rachel Carlson National Wildlife Refuge

A sensor is deployed to measure flow in a channel of the marsh in Rachel Carlson National Wildlife Refuge in 2013.

Adrian Mann is using a piezometer to extract submarine groundwater to analyze for geochemical parameters in Indian River Bay, DE
April 8, 2013

Groundwater collection using a piezometer

Adrian Mann is using a piezometer to extract submarine groundwater to analyze for geochemical parameters in Indian River Bay, DE. This research is focused on the role of coastal groundwater discharge, in delivery of nitrogen (N), carbon (C), phosphorus (P), GHG, and other materials to coastal ecosystems, particularly in relation to declining water quality in estuaries and

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Surveying A Barrier Island Evolution Research (BIER) program study site in the Chandeleur Islands
February 1, 2013

Surveying program study site in the Chandeleur Islands

Surveying A Barrier Island Evolution Research (BIER) program study site in the Chandeleur Islands in 2013. The survey data is used to map the pre-storm conditions.
 

Drone footage taken of the Woods Hole Oceanographic facility
January 1, 2013

Drone footage of Woods Hole Oceanographic facility

Drone footage taken of the Woods Hole Oceanographic facility on the Quissett campus in Woods Hole Ma.  This is an example of a tidally restricted marsh system cutoff from tidal flows by the bike path.