Collecting seismic data offshore of California

Man points to a computer screen with his pen, there are other computer screens and equipment with keyboards, on a ship.

Detailed Description

During a geophysical cruise off northern California, Sam Johnson from USGS points out the location of the San Andreas fault on a map generated by multibeam data to correlate with the new, incoming seismic-reflection data. Taken during the San Andreas Fault 2010 Expedition, NOAA Ocean Exploration and Research.

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Image Dimensions: 1800 x 1200

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Location Taken: CA, US

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