A short animation contrasts the sand movement during Hurricane Sandy

A short animation contrasts the difference between near-bottom current magnitude and surface current magnitude, showing waves of

Detailed Description

 USGS scientists built a model that reproduces the waves, currents (shown in meters per second [m/s]), and sand movement at Fire Island during Hurricane Sandy’s passage (Warner and others, 2017).


Image Dimensions: 1400 x 646

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Location Taken: US