Air sampling station on the Hāmākua Coast on the island of Hawai‘i

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Air sampling station in a grassy field with ocean in background

Detailed Description

A trap designed for collecting airborne particulates deployed on the Hāmākua Coast of the island of Hawai‘i. The traps appear to be an effective method for monitoring airborne fungal spores as hundreds of fungal taxa were identified from a handful of samples screened by second generation sequencing.


Image Dimensions: 2448 x 2448

Date Taken:

Location Taken: HI, US


Carter Atkinson, USGS