Elevation difference maps of Seaside Heights Pier, New Jersey

elevation difference maps of Seaside Heights Pier, New Jersey

Detailed Description

Pre-storm elevation map, post-storm elevation map, and elevation difference map of Seaside Heights Pier, New Jersey. The beach was eroded and sand deposited on the island at this location. The pier was damaged and storm debris collected on the beach on the north-side of the pier. 

In the pre- and post-storm elevation maps, orange and red colors indicate higher elevations while yellow and green colors indicate lower elevations. In the elevation difference maps, red colors indicate erosion such as shoreline retreat, and blue-green colors indicate accretion, such as overwash deposits where waves and surge have moved sand landward. Maps are oriented with the Atlantic Ocean on the bottom.


Image Dimensions: 1125 x 1892

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Location Taken: US