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RC Mickey with UTV at Jupiter Beach

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Oceanographer RC Mickey in front of a USGS UTV (utility task vehicle) carrying GPS equipment. He is collecting GPS data for location and elevation of sea turtle crawls and associated beach profiles along Jupiter Beach and Juno Beach, FL. Collected data is used in cooperative project with FWC, FWS, USGS, and USFSP aimed at understanding sea turtle nesting behavior in response to beach renourishment with the goal of advising engineers on how to develop more turtle friendly nourishment designs.


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