Bluff Erosion From El Nino (2009-2010)

Photograph showing bluff erosion during the 2009-10 El Nino, undermining the Great Hwy guardrail at Ocean Beach, San Francisco.

Detailed Description

Bluff erosion during the 2009–10 El NiƱo undermined the Great Highway guardrail at Ocean Beach, San Francisco, California. The shoreline eroded, on average, 55 meters that winter, leading to lane closures on the highway and an emergency $5-million revetment along the base of this bluff.


Image Dimensions: 3648 x 2736

Date Taken:

Location Taken: San Francisco, CA, US