Fieldwork on Florida Bay Islands

A USGS researcher sits in the sand conducting fieldwork on Buttonwood Key, FL

Detailed Description

A USGS researcher conducts fieldwork on Buttonwood Key, an island in Florida Bay, to determine the impacts of Hurricane Irma. The storm left thick deposits of mud on the island, which are being measured, sampled and photographed.  Many of the islands in Florida Bay have open mudflats in the center, surrounded by mangroves on the perimeter. 


Image Dimensions: 3456 x 2304

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Location Taken: Everglades National Park, FL, US