Gathering oyster and bed sediment samples along Long Island, NY

USGS hydrologist and a Shinnecock Nation member work together gathering oyster and bed sediment samples

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USGS hydrologist Kaitlyn Colella and a Shinnecock Nation member work together gathering oyster and bed sediment samples along Long Island, New York, coast. Contaminants released and or mobilized as a result of Hurricane Sandy may be retained in bed sediments in aquatic environments and may be accumulating in exposed organisms, especially at low trophic levels (e.g., oysters)

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Image Dimensions: 1920 x 1440

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Location Taken: US