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Jet Ski Bathymetric Surveying

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The USGS uses a variety of survey tools—including personal watercraft (jet skis) equipped with GPS and sonar—to measure how sandy coastlines change over time. Sandy coastlines are a valuable resource that protect human-made structures from waves, serve as habitat for important species, and provide a variety of recreational opportunities.




Video is Public Domain. 

Music: "nemes" by bomull, used with permission from Epidemic Sound.

Additional footage used with permission from Envato Elements.