a Virginia beach before and after Hurricane Sandy

a Virginia beach before and after Hurricane Sandy

Detailed Description

Overwash processes caused by storms, like the one seen here following Hurricane Sandy on a barrier island in Virginia, push sand landward over dunes to create low-elevation, minimally vegetated sandy habitats used by a variety of species, like piping plovers.

Details

Image Dimensions: 1500 x 1962

Date Taken:

Location Taken: US

Credits

Credit: USGS