Computer animation of sediment changes at the mouth of the Elwha River

animated satellite images showing sediment outflow over time from Elwha River

Detailed Description

Computer animation showing changes at the mouth of the Elwha River from 2011 through 2016. Brown-shaded areas are elevations above low tide; blue shades indicate seafloor depths below low tide. Watch the animation loop to see the mouth of the Elwha River grow and change as millions of tons of sediment moved downstream from Olympic National Park to the Pacific Ocean.

Details

Image Dimensions: 1006 x 771

Date Taken:

Location Taken: Olympic National Park, WA, US