Collecting a sediment vibracore on the beach in Fire Island, NY

Scientists on a beach use sediment coring equipment (a tall aluminum barrel and motor to vibrate the barrel into the ground)

Detailed Description

We collect terrestrial (barrier island) and marine (nearshore and estuarine) sediment cores to ground-truth geophysical observations. These cores are used to understand the history of barrier island formation and erosion.


Image Dimensions: 3840 x 2160

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Location Taken: Fire Island, NY, US