Beach survey on personal watercraft

Two people on personal watercraft maneuver separately and spaced apart in a beach setting near a jetty.

Detailed Description

Two personal watercraft operators from the USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center in Santa Cruz, California, navigate their personal watercraft (PWC) in the shallow nearshore region in Moss Landing near Elkhorn Slough. The PWCs are set up with precision GPS and echosounder systems in order to create detailed bathymetric maps (depth).

Details

Image Dimensions: 5472 x 3080

Date Taken:

Location Taken: Moss Landing, CA, US